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  • 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

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Votes to Uphold a Fair and Modern Union Election Process
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) supported a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rule making the workplace election process more fair, efficient and modern. Davis voted against an effort in the House to undo the ruling. “The NLRB ruling is a modest update to the union election process and standardizes practices that have already been in place in some regions,” said Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. “Workers deserve a fair chance to have a vot... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis November 2014 E-News Report
    Posted in In the News on November 24, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy, Economy and Jobs, Defense and National Security, Immigration, Veterans

    The House is back in session after a long election season, and we have a lot of work to do before the end of the 113th Congress. First, we must pass an appropriations bill to fund the government beyond the current December 11 deadline. I would prefer to see a full year appropriations bill that takes a government shutdown off the table and gives businesses, federal employees, and citizens who depend on federal programs the confidence that government services will not be interrupted. Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Praises Effort to Strengthen Financial Protections for Military Families
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) praised the Obama Administration for its new regulations to boost financial protections for military families – an issue that Davis has championed in Congress. "These added protections will help end the vicious cycle of high interest rates, high debt, and allow servicemembers to get their finances under control," said Rep. Davis, Ranking Member of the Military Personnel Subcommittee. "This is not just a military family issue. High levels of debt and finan... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Moves to Force House Vote on ENDA
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) pushed for a vote in the House on the bipartisan Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) to prohibit job discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The House majority has blocked a vote on the ENDA bill passed by the Senate last year. Davis and her colleagues signed a petition that, if 218 signatures are obtained, would require the Speaker of the House to allow a vote. “Employment discrimination strikes at a fundamental American value... Read more

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