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  • Davis and Democrats Promote Benefits of Registered Apprenticeships, Increase Economic Mobility for American Workers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    WASHINGTON – At a hearing of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development (HEWD), Ranking Member Susan Davis (CA-53) and Committee Democrats promoted high-quality registered apprenticeship programs as a proven path to help American workers develop the skills they need to qualify for good-paying jobs and rewarding careers. The hearing, entitled “On-The-Job: Rebuilding the Workforce Through Apprenticeships,” gave Democrats an opportunity to highlight the benefits of registered ap... Read more

  • Representative Davis and Senator Murray Introduce Legislation to Bring New Momentum to Fight Summer Hunger
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Representative Davis and Senator Murray introduced the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act, a common sense approach to ensure kids don’t lose access to critical nutrition Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Susan Davis (D-CA, 53rd District), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), top Democrat on the Senate health committee, introduced legislation to tackle the silent crisis of child hunger impacting families across the country du... Read more

  • Davis and Democrats Unveil Debt-Free College Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    Rep. Susan Davis joins Democrats to unveil their vision for an accessible, affordable higher education system WASHINGTON – Today, all 17 Committee on Education and the Workforce Democrats are unveiling the Aim Higher Act ─ a comprehensive reauthorization of the Higher Education Act that reflects Democrats’ vision for an accessible, affordable higher education system. The bill provides every student an opportunity to earn a debt-free degree that leads to a rewarding career. “The Aim Higher Act i... Read more

  • Davis, Guthrie Introduce APPRENTICE Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53) and Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY-02), ranking member and chairman, respectively, of the House Education and the Workforce Committee’s Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee and co-chairs of the Congressional Apprenticeship Caucus, today introduced the Accessing Professional Partnerships and Resources to Enable Necessary Training and Improve Career Education (APPRENTICE) Act. The APPRENTICE Act would establish a $50 millio... Read more

  • Davis, Guthrie Host First Official Apprenticeship Caucus Event
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53) and Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY-02), ranking member and chairman, respectively, of the House Education and the Workforce Committee’s Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, today hosted the first official event of Congressional Apprenticeship Caucus. Davis and Guthrie launched the bipartisan Apprenticeship Caucus this spring to look at ways Congress can support apprenticeships as a means to help people enter the workforc... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on Closing the CFPB’s Office for Students and Young Consumers
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, released the following statement on the move by interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mick Mulvaney to shut down the Office for Students and Young Consumers. “Once again, this administration has chosen to undermine the financial security and consumer rights of students. Shutting down the CFPB’s Office for Students and Young Consumers signals a clear lack of interest... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Announces Winner of 2018 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    SAN DIEGO – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) announced the winner of her district-wide 2018 Congressional Art Competition. Jenny Nguyen of the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts beat out 50 submissions to win this year’s contest. Her piece, “Timeless Distortion,” will hang in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol Building. “Congratulations to all the students who submitted artwork, but especially to Jenny,” said Rep. Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education... Read more

  • Davis, Guthrie Launch Bipartisan Apprenticeship Caucus
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) and Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), chairman and ranking member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee’s Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, respectively, today launched the bipartisan Congressional ApprenticeshipCaucus. This caucus will focus on how Congress can support apprenticeships as a means to help people enter the workforce. “As chairman of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee,... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Leads Effort to Increase Education Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and Ranking Member of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, is leading efforts to boost education funding. Davis led a number of letters on teacher quality, helping high school students prepare for higher education, protecting funding for schools impacted by tax-exempt federal property, and school leadership. “Education funding is an investment in our... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis: Department of Education’s Top Priority is to Protect Students, Not Loan Servicers
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Higher Education, issued the following statement after the Department of Education decided to prevent states from protecting student borrowers. “The Department of Education’s top priority is to protect students, not those who service their loans. It’s bad enough the Department itself has turned a blind eye to going after unethical servicers. Now the Department is moving to block states that want to ... Read more

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