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  • Rep. Susan Davis Includes Her Bill in the National Defense Authorization Act to End Military Hunger
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    The House Armed Services Committee passed legislation by Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA-53) to end military hunger. Davis, a senior member of the Committee, added language to this year’s National Defense Authorization Act to create a basic needs allowance to bridge the gap for eligible servicemembers who are currently not eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. “Of all the sacrifices our military families make, putting food on the table should not be one of them,” said Da... Read more

  • Reps. Susan Davis and Mike Turner Introduce Bill to Prevent Sexual Assault in the Military
    Posted in Press Releases on May 28, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53) joined Representative Mike Turner (R-OH-10) as he introduced the Military Justice Oversight and Refinement Act of 2020, a bipartisan bill which aims to improve the military justice system. “It is critical that Congress is able provide direct oversight of the strong provisions to end sexual assault put in place and to understand what policies are working and where we need to do better,” said Davis. “As a former chair of the Military Personnel Subcommittee, I wo... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Killing of Qasem Soleimani
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on the killing of Qasem Soleimani. “There is no doubt that Qasem Soleimani was responsible for countless deaths and violence, what is not clear is the Trump Administration’s justification and the strategy for the aftermath of this dangerous escalation. The administration needs to explain to the American people and to Congress, which was not consulted, about the ‘imminent attack’ and provide reassurance that it has the diplomatic ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Secures Key Provisions in NDAA
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, secured a number of provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The final version of the annual defense bill, known as a conference report, passed the House on a bipartisan vote of 377-48. It is expected to clear the Senate and be signed by the President. Davis’s language, which was included in the House version of the NDAA, to create a basic needs allowance to bridge the gap for eligible serviceme... Read more

  • House Passes Rep. Susan Davis Bill to Ensure Veterans Receive Fairness in Housing Benefits
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Veterans

    The House of Representatives passed legislation by Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) to ensure fair treatment of veterans and their families receiving housing assistance related to their GI Bill benefits. Davis’s bill - the Reserve and Guard GI Bill Housing Fairness Act (H.R. 4312) - will allow continued housing payments from the Department of Veterans Affairs with a veteran’s GI Bill education benefits even when a Reservist or Guardsman is called to active duty. Currently, VA housing aid stops when they... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Joins Speaker Pelosi on Congressional Delegation Trip to Afghanistan and Jordan
    Posted in Press Releases on October 21, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan and Jordan with a high-level bipartisan congressional delegation led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The delegation met with top diplomats, military leaders and troops, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, and King Abdullah II of Jordan. “I was pleased to be a part of this delegation trip designed to strengthen relationships with our allies and discuss national security issues, e... Read more

  • San Diego Delegation Announces Tijuana River Valley Pollution Solution Bill Package
    Posted in Press Releases on July 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy, Economy and Jobs, Defense and National Security

    Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) along with Reps. Susan Davis (CA-53), Scott Peters (CA-52), and Mike Levin (CA-49), hosted a press conference to announce the introduction of their Tijuana River Valley Pollution Solution bill package. The combined legislation would further support mitigation efforts in the region. “We have an environmental crisis in San Diego. For years, the cross-border flows of wastewater, trash, and sediment coming from the Tijuana River have plagued our region, disrupting the... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Introduces Military Hunger Prevention Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced legislation to help low-income military families living with food insecurity. The Military Hunger Prevention Act, introduced with Rep. Don Young (R-AK), would create a basic needs allowance to bridge the gap for eligible servicemembers who are currently not eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. “We should be able to meet the basic needs of our military families,” said Da... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Serves Up Solution to Military Hunger in National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, added language to the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2500) to help low-income military families living with food insecurity. Davis’s language would create a basic needs allowance to bridge the gap for eligible servicemembers who are currently not eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. “Of all the sacrifices our military families make, putting food on the table should ... Read more

  • The Mueller Report provides a path and Congress should follow it
    Posted in Editorials on May 3, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Good Government

    Probably one of the most shocking aspects - and there are many to choose from - about the attack on our democracy during the 2016 presidential election is how it has divided our nation. Americans have always come together in a show of unity whenever we are attacked. It happened after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The same unity was on display after September 11. On one side, this attack on our sovereignty has sparked serious concern and calls for accountability. On the other side, it seems to have... Read more

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