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  • Rep. Susan Davis Votes to Restore Net Neutrality
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) voted to reinstate the Obama Administration’s protections on the internet. The Save the Internet Act (H.R. 1644), which passed the House on a near party-line vote of 234-190, restores popular, bipartisan net neutrality protections for consumers and small businesses. The Trump Administration ended these vital protections. “The free flow of information is vital to a vibrant democracy.” said Rep. Davis, who is an original cosponsor of H.R. 1644. “The internet has provided p... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Leads 222 House Members in Calling for $41.6 Billion for the NIH
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) led a bipartisan coalition of 222 House members in urging a $41.6 billion investment in the National Institutes of Health, a $2.5 billion increase from last year. Davis led a similar effort in 2018 that resulted in $2 billion more for medical research. “Despite recent progress, the NIH still has not fully recovered from over a decade of underinvestment,” the members wrote. “The critical investments we make in biomedical research are our nation’s best hope in finding... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis: Trump Budget is Continued Assault on the Economic Security of Working Families
    Posted in Press Releases on March 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care, Good Government, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on the Trump Budget. “The Trump Budget is the continued assault on the economic security of working families. The Trump Budget slashes $1.5 trillion to Medicare. It cuts our investment in our children’s future by slashing $8 billion to education. It threatens medical research by reducing funding for the National Institutes of Health by $4 billion and cancer research by almost $900 million. Because of its leadership in scientific ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Votes to Advance Bill to Increase the Minimum Wage to $15 an hour
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, voted to advance the Raise the Wage Act, which would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. The bill would also index future minimum wage increases to median wage growth, ensuring all workers are paid at least the full federal minimum wage by phasing out the subminimum wages for tipped workers, youth workers, and workers with disabilities. Under the proposal, nearly 40 million Americans ac... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Co-Sponsors Bold Legislation to Save the Internet
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) co-sponsored the Save the Internet Act, which restores popular, bipartisan net neutrality protections for consumers and small businesses, after the Trump Administration ended these vital protections. “As a result of the Trump Administration’s ruling to kill net neutrality, we are already seeing some telecom companies slowing access to the internet,” said Rep. Davis. “I am proud to stand with consumers, entrepreneurs, and small businesses to take action to restore net neu... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Takes Over As Chair of Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, was named as the Chair of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment. As Chair, Davis will focus on college affordability, expanding apprenticeship programs, and school safety, and emphasize career and technical training – especially for women. “It’s truly an honor to be leading the subcommittee,” said Davis. “This is an exciting opportunity to craft higher educ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on President Trump’s Speech on the Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on President Trump’s speech on the shutdown. “While I’m glad the President has decided to listen to reason, this could have happened five weeks ago thus avoiding the unnecessary suffering by the American people, who overwhelmingly don’t want a wall. “The top priority now is to ensure federal workers get paid what they are owed, including back pay. “I encourage the President and the Republican Party to take stock of t... Read more

  • Time to shut down all the shutdowns
    Posted in Editorials on January 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government

    “We’ve got to get out of the habit of governing by crisis.” That’s what President Barack Obama said about the last significant government shutdown which lasted 16 days in 2013 over the Republicans’ demand to repeal the Affordable Care Act. And he was right. Obviously, nobody listened. We recently surpassed that shutdown and broke the record of 21 days under President Bill Clinton. That shutdown was over Republicans’ demands to slash Medicare. Until recently, most shutdowns occurred because of po... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Denounces Trump’s Plan to Privatize the United States Postal Service
    Posted in Press Releases on October 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government

    Davis rallies local letter carriers in opposing privatization of the postal service Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) joined labor leaders and dozens of local letter carriers as they protested President Trump’s plan to privatize the postal service. Davis joined Keith Maddox, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the San Diego and Imperial Valley Labor Council, and Ricardo Guzman, President of Branch 70 of the National Letter Carriers Association, at the rally held outside Davis’s San Diego off... Read more

  • Internet access already being limited with the end of net neutrality
    Posted in Editorials on September 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    It certainly did not take long for internet service providers (ISP) to take advantage of the end of net neutrality. New research from Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, shows that telecom companies are slowing internet access to and from popular apps. Apps for YouTube, Netflix and Amazon’s Prime Video have all experienced slowdowns in data speeds. Unless we restore net neutrality, this could mean even more changes that could restrict consumers’ access to the int... Read more

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