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  • 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

  • Rep. Susan Davis Meets with Meals on Wheels Staff and Volunteers at New Facility in El Cajon
    Posted in Press Releases on September 3, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    El Cajon, CA – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-53) visited the new Meals on Wheels facility in downtown El Cajon, meeting with President/CEO Debbie Case, the staff and volunteers. Davis is supporting legislation that would help provide certainty to the existence of nutrition programs for seniors. “It was inspiring to see the commitment, dedication and work done on behalf of our seniors by the staff and volunteers here at Meals on Wheels,” said Davis. “This amazing new facility will provide much nee... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Pursues Goal to Protect Students Enrolled in For-Profit Colleges
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    U.S. Rep Susan Davis (D-San Diego) continued her effort to strengthen accountability standards of for-profit colleges and put stronger protections in place for-profit college students. Davis offered an amendment to legislation in the House Committee on Education and the Workforce to close a loophole that encourages for-profit colleges to target veterans and servicemembers. “There are a number of incidents of for-profit colleges aggressively recruiting our veterans, our servicemembers, and their... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Calls for Action to Close the Gender Pay Gap
    Posted in Press Releases on April 8, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    April 8, 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, while President Obama took executive action to close the gap. “When women succeed, America succeeds,” said Rep. Davis, a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. “Equal pay is not just a women’s issue – it’s also a family issue. Families increasingl... Read more

  • 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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