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  • 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

  • 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

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on the Republican/Trump Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care, Immigration

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the Republican/Trump Shutdown. “Running the government month by month causes long-standing harm to people and our security. Republicans had plenty of time to pass budget legislation and address critical issues facing the country, such as DACA, disaster relief, CHIP funding, community health centers, and the opioid crisis. National security and taking care of Dreamers has always had bipartisan support but the... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis to Hold Information Forum on New Tax Law
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    SAN DIEGO - Rep. Susan Davis will be hosting a tax information forum at Grossmont College. “As you may know, I vigorously opposed the recent tax bill. Now that it is law and many of you have shared your concerns about it, I will be hosting a taxpayer information forum this weekend at Grossmont College as a public service,” said Davis. Congresswoman Davis will be bringing together experts to discuss the larger implications of the new tax law and how to navigate the changes. The event is intended ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis: GOP Tax Plan Hurts Those We Should Be Helping
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis released the following statement on the passage of the GOP Tax Plan. Davis voted against the tax plan in the House. “The Republican tax plan hurts the people we should be helping - the middle class, and needlessly helps big corporations. “What little this tax cut does to spur growth in the short run, will be drowned out by an increase in the debt in the long run. We are missing the opportunity to invest in our people. Where are my Republican colleagues who profess fisca... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis: House GOP Tax Bill Shortchanges the Middle Class
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis released the following statement on passage of the House Republican Tax Bill. “The House Republican Tax Bill shortchanges the middle class in favor of corporate special interests, raising taxes on millions of working families and exploding our national debt by $1.5 trillion. Furthermore, the corporate tax cuts never expire while the cuts for people go away after just five years. “Instead of closed door negotiations, we could have found a bipartisan path to a simpler ta... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis: GOP Budget Threatens U.S. Economy and Puts our Nation’s Most Vulnerable at Risk
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis released the following statement on passage of the Republican Budget in the House of Representatives. “If a budget is supposed to set priorities for our nation, this budget holds the American people in little regard. This budget threatens job creation and the drastic cuts to Medicare and Medicaid would put our nation’s most vulnerable at risk. Such cuts would be devastating to seniors, veterans, and our children. “It would put a college degree farther out of reach for ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Moves to Expand Career and Technical Education to Middle School
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, introduced the Middle School Technical Education Program Act to give middle school students access to programs that will help them explore future career opportunities. “If we are going to have a strong and robust 21st century economy we will need a 21st century workforce,” said Rep. Davis. “Too many of our young students enter high school without a sense of what career pathways are open to them upo... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Leads 206 House Members in Call to Increase Federal Funding for Medical Research
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care

    As President Trump calls for dramatic cuts to life-saving medical research, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) led a bipartisan group of House members in an effort to increase in budget for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Davis’s letter to House appropriators urges $36 billion for medical research and was signed by 206 members of the House. Trump is proposing a nearly 20 percent cut in NIH funding. “Life-saving and life-improving discoveries are regularly made in America and our nation’... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Calls for Action to Close the Gender Pay Gap
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Economy and Jobs, Women's Issues

    April 4, Equal Pay Day, marks the extra days into the new year a woman would have to work to earn as much as a man. Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) cosponsored legislation to strengthen the Equal Pay Act. Davis joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) in cosponsoring the bill in the House and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the companion legislation in the Senate. has been working to close the wage gap that still exists between women and men. “Four in ten women are the sole earner for ... Read more

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