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  • 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

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Supports Bipartisan Budget Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) voted for the Bipartisan Budget Agreement (BBA) before the House today. The budget deal provides a two-year relief from budget cuts, known as sequestration, which have been holding the economy back. It also protects seniors from huge Medicare premium increases and prevents a 20 percent cut in disability benefits for millions of Americans. “This bipartisan agreement is promising progress for working families and the American people,” said Davis. “Ultimatel... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Moves to Increase Protections for Workers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 16, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) joined in introducing legislation to strengthen protections for workers seeking to organize a union, improve working conditions, or seek better wages. “The ability for workers to band together to support better working conditions, wages, and benefits is a bedrock for the strength and size of our middle class,” said Rep. Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. “A strong middle class means a strong economy. Our focus sh... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Moves to Increase Access to Credit for Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) cosponsored bipartisan legislation in the House to help small business access critical loans. The Credit Union Small Business Jobs Act would raise the member business lending (MBL) cap for eligible credit unions. “I’ve heard from many small businesses in my district about the need for greater access to credit to help their businesses grow and to hire more workers,” said Davis. “A top priority of Congress should be creating an environment where our economy... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Applauds President Obama’s Proposed Rule to Extend Overtime Pay to 420,000 Workers in California
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) applauded the President’s announcement that the Department of Labor will propose extending overtime pay protections to nearly 5 million salaried American workers, including more than 400,000 in California. This proposal would increase the current overtime protection threshold, guaranteeing overtime pay to most salaried workers earning less than an estimated $50,440 per year. “This move by the Department of Labor will mean more income for hardworking famil... Read more

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