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  • 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

  • Rep. Susan Davis: American People Need a Leader that Sees the Best Potential in All Americans
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Economy and Jobs, Health Care, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on President Trump’s speech before a joint session of Congress. “What we heard tonight was not the inspiring call to action that is needed. The president’s attempt at unifying the nation fell flat. The divisive rhetoric he has used over the past years is not going to be healed by a few words in a speech. “In his first 40 days as president, the only job creation we have seen is plum cabinet posts for billionaires. He has si... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis: America needs a Labor Secretary Who Will Put Workers First
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, released the following statement on Andrew Puzder withdrawing his nomination for U.S. Labor Secretary. “America needs a Labor Secretary who is going to put workers first, and Andrew Puzder was not that person. I raised serious concerns about his nomination in a letter to the Senate. While I am not confident he will do so, I urge President Trump to nominate someone who will fight for b... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Votes to Protect Retirement Benefits for Millions of Californians
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Social Security

    In what is likely to one of many confrontations between Congress and the state, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) opposed an effort in the House to strip access to retirement benefits from millions of Californians who work in the private sector. Davis voted against a resolution to kill a policy created by President Obama that lets states help private employees save money for retirement. “After the extraordinary events of this week, I had hoped that the House would move forward with a swif... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Supports Investment Priorities for San Diego’s Middle Class Families
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) cast a vote in favor of the bipartisan Omnibus Appropriations bill that included a number of investment priorities for San Diego, and avoids a government shutdown. Throughout the appropriations process Davis pushed to ensure local priorities were included in the bill. “Many San Diego priorities focusing on the middle class are included in this bipartisan omnibus spending bill,” said Rep. Davis. “While not perfect by any means, this bill has critical inves... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Votes for Bipartisan Bill to Fix Roads, Bridges, and Fund Public Transit
    Posted in Press Releases on December 3, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Transportation

    As America faces the challenge of repairing a crumbling infrastructure, U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) supported bipartisan legislation to provide long-term funding of the nation’s Highway Trust Fund (HTF). The $281 billion authorized by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act also includes a significant investment in public transit. “Passage of this bill is welcome news for communities like San Diego facing daunting infrastructure needs,” said Rep. Davis. “This five-year ex... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Praises $10 Million Grant for San Diego Port Improvements
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    SAN DIEGO – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) praised a Department of Transportation grant for improvements at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal. Members of the San Diego congressional delegation pushed for the federal funding. “We have a world class port in San Diego,” said Davis. “The improvements from this grant will build on that by enhancing the quality, efficiency, and capability of the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal. The fact that this grant was awarded to the Port of San Diego demonst... Read more

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