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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

  • 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 on Supreme Court Ruling Against Workers’ Rights
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement on the Supreme Court ruling against public unions in Janus v. AFSCME. “I am very disappointed by the Supreme Court's decision. As a former school board member, I saw firsthand that everyone who is represented in their workplace by a negotiating process enjoys the benefits of union leadership. “This ruling is a blow to the middle class. It weakens the abil... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis: GOP Farm Bill Does Not Reflect the Priorities of the American People
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Washington – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the Republican partisan Farm Bill, which failed to pass the House because GOP extremists are first demanding a vote on anti-immigration legislation. “The partisan Farm Bill does not reflect the priorities of the American people. It represents the priorities of the extreme elements of the Republican party, who killed their own bill because of their extreme anti-immigration views. “The GOP Farm Bill cuts $23 b... 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

  • Democrats Oppose Harmful Work Requirements that Take Away Benefits
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    WASHINGTON – TODAY, the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development held a hearing entitled, “Strengthening Access and Accountability to Work in Welfare Programs.” Low-wage workers often rely on federal programs, such as SNAP, TANF and Medicaid, to help meet their basic needs and maintain employment. “Research shows that most low-income people on these programs are already working,” said Rep. Susan Davis, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Develop... Read more

  • We need a budget that respects America’s values
    Posted in Editorials on February 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government

    February means budget season. The President is required by law to submit a budget request to the Congress. President Trump sent his budget to Congress on February 12 and it was full of disappointment and broken promises. It is ironic that President Trump’s budget was called An American Budget because it would actually hurt the American people. This budget would dramatically reduce our investment in our people and simply does not reflect the values of our country. His budget includes dramatic cut... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Passage of Budget Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Immigration, Good Government

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the budget agreement vote. Davis voted against the bill. “The Republicans continue to teach the world a course on how not to govern – careening from crisis to crisis and steering us toward fiscal cliffs. “Despite a respect for the bipartisan nature of this budget agreement and some critical issues it addresses, I am alarmed by the exploding deficits it creates. “Equally unacceptable is the failure of the Rep... Read more

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