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  • 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

  • Rep. Susan Davis Introduces Bill to End Child Summer Hunger
    Posted in Press Releases on June 11, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    The arrival of summer can mean trips to the beach or a family vacation. However, for millions of low-income students who benefit from free or reduced-price school meals it can mean wondering where their next meal might come from, making hunger an unnecessary part of their summer months. To end summer hunger for these children, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act. “No child should go hungry and no parent should have to worr... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Opposes Risky Cuts to Public Safety and Scientific Research
    Posted in Press Releases on June 3, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) opposed irresponsible legislation in the House that includes massive cuts to investments in public safety and science. “Sadly, the majority’s effort to divest in America’s future continues with these unnecessary cuts to programs vital to our public safety,” said Davis. “Reducing resources to community policing and federal support for body cameras for police officers is simply a risk we should not be taking. One of our top priorities as members of Congress... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Opposes Bill to Weaken Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    Posted in Press Releases on April 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) opposed a House bill that would undermine the ability of a key consumer protection agency to protect American consumers. The bill (H.R. 1195) would limit future funding for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). “If we learned anything from the financial crisis is that there needs to be a cop on the beat to protect American consumers,” said Davis. “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is there to ensure that Americans are not subjected discr... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls for Action to Close the Gender Pay Gap, Cosponsors Paycheck Fairness Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Economy and Jobs, Women's Issues

    April 14, 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 has been working to close the wage gap that still exists between women and men with her support of the Paycheck Fairness Act. “Equal Pay Day should be a reminder to everyone that in order to strengthen the middle class we need to ensure fairness in America,” said Rep. Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. Davis is ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Leads Effort in Seeking $32 Billion for Medical Research
    Posted in Press Releases on March 26, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) is spearheading a drive in the House of Representatives to boost federal funding for medical research. In a bipartisan letter to House appropriators, 169 Representatives joined Davis in urging $32 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). “San Diego is a national leader in the field of medical research and NIH funding plays a key role in the breakthroughs and discoveries that are made everyday,” said Rep. Davis. “Budget cuts have thr... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Opposes the House Majority’s Misguided Budget Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) opposed the House Majority’s partisan budget proposal that would hurt middle- and low-income families and put the American Dream further out of reach. The budget proposal approved by the House on a strictly party-line vote contains dramatic cuts in education, infrastructure and medical research. “A budget is supposed to represent our nation’s priorities, and sadly this budget doesn’t even come close,” said Rep. Davis. “If fully realized, this budget would have ... Read more

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