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  • Rep. Susan Davis Urges Labor Protections and Benefits for Same-Sex Marriages
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) urged the Obama Administration to continue its expansion of benefits to spouses in same-sex marriages. Davis joined her congressional colleagues in letters to the President and his Labor Secretary Thomas Perez on protecting against workplace discrimination, extending family leave, and including LGBT veterans in employment training services. “The Obama Administration has been making a commendable and concerted effort to apply federal protections and benefi... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Bill Would Help Borrowers Pay Down Student Loans Faster
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    Being able to pay extra on a student loan can provide peace of mind that a financial burden is shrinking faster than usual. That’s until you learn that the extra money has been applied to future payments and interest, reducing your ability to pay down the principal. Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) introduced legislation today that would require extra payments on student loans go toward the principal of the loan first. “Many people just assume that if they pay a little extra on a student... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Opposes House Bill to Block Reductions in Pollution
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy, Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) opposed a House bill designed to block President Obama’s plan to limit carbon pollution for new power plants. The bill would further restrict the EPA from making future rulings to reduce pollution. “We have an obligation to future generations to leave the planet in better shape than how we got it,” said Davis. “Severe weather events from climate change, such as super storms and droughts, are causing real economic losses. Pollution also takes a health-rela... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Moves to Strengthen STEM Education in America's Schools
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government, Education

    To encourage science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in our schools and give our students a leg up in the 21st Century, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) has cosponsored a pair of bills to encourage STEM education in schools. “We need to help our schools move into the 21st Century,” said Rep. Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. “If our kids are going to compete in the global economy then we need a focused emphasis on STEM education... Read more

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