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  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Re-Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Expand Food Assistance to Military Families
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) moved to aid military families being blocked from benefits that help them put food on the table. Rep. Davis introduced the Military Hunger Prevention Act (H.R. 1078) to ensure eligibility for food supplement benefits for servicemembers and their families. Davis was joined by Reps. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), Jim McGovern (D-MA), Don Young (R-AK), and Tim Walz (D-MN) as cosponsors of the legislation. “Those who make great personal sacrifices in service to our cou... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Calls for Full Investigation into Russian Influence in the Trump Administration
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement calling for a full investigation into Russian influence in the Trump Administration. “The resignation of Michael Flynn underscores the increasing and disturbing potential of Russia’s grip on the White House. It’s another instance of someone in the Administration, the other being the President himself, who could potentially be subject to blackmail by the Russian govern... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Announces Subcommittee Selections on House Armed Services Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement regarding her selections of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee and the Strategic Forces Subcommittee. Davis also relinquished her post as ranking member of the Military Personnel Subcommittee for the ranking member position on the Higher Education Subcommittee of the House Education and Workforce Committee. “San Diego is a cornerstone of Naval operations ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls for Bipartisan, Independent Investigation of Russian Hacking of Election
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Good Government

    Amid numerous intelligence reports of Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential Election, Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) urged a full and truly bipartisan and independent investigation into Russian hacking. Davis is an original cosponsor of the Protecting our Democracy Act to create a National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election. “The reports of Russian hacking in order to influence the outcome of our presidential election are chilling,” said Davis. “The American people ... Read more

  • Bill Seeks to Ease Troops' Access to Food Aid
    Posted in In the News on November 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Despite steep pay raises since the 9/11 terror attacks, too many military personnel still struggle to feed their families and need an easier way to get food stamps, according to a new bill from a San Diego congresswoman. Susan Davis has introduced the Military Hunger Prevention Act in a bid to exempt the military’s Basic Allowance for Housing — a central component of most troops’ compensation — when determining eligibility for food stamps and 17 other federal food programs. The legislation comes... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Introduces the Military Hunger Prevention Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 17, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) moved to aid military families being blocked from benefits that help them put food on the table. Rep. Davis, the Ranking Member of the Military Personnel Subcommittee, introduced the Military Hunger Prevention Act to ensure eligibility for food supplement benefits for servicemembers and their families. “Those who make great personal sacrifices in service to our country should not have to struggle to provide regular, nutritious meals to their families,” sa... Read more

  • Bipartisan Group Introduces Resolution Calling On E.U. To Fully Designate Hizballah As A Terrorist Organization
    Posted in Press Releases on May 26, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Defense and National Security

    Reps. Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) joined with Reps. Steve Israel (D-NY), Mike Kelly (R-PA), Ted Lieu (D-CA), Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and Lee Zeldin (R-NY), and Susan Davis (D-CA) to introduce a resolution (H. Res. 750) urging the European Union (EU) to designate the entirety of Hizballah as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on the organization and its members. Currently, the EU only designates Hizballah’s military wing as a terrorist organizati... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Secures Personnel Benefits in National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Parental leave and student loans for servicemembers were benefits that U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) added to National Defense Authorization Act during consideration of the bill in the House Armed Services Committee. “The House Armed Services Committee came together in a bipartisan manner to improve on personnel benefits to continue our commitment to taking care of our military families,” said Davis, Ranking Member of the Military Personnel Subcommittee. “As we move forward, I will seek w... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Leaves Mark on National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 20, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Military Personnel, included a number of policy provisions to increase benefits available to our men and women in uniform. The Subcommittee approved its portion of the working draft of the National Defense Authorization Act. “The Subcommittee has worked in a bipartisan manner to craft the Personnel section of the NDAA to allow the services to recruit and retain service members and continue our commitment to taking care o... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on President Obama’s Plan to Close Guantanamo
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Congresswoman Susan A. Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on President Obama’s plan to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. “Congress should lift the restrictions that have prevented the President from closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. “The detention facility runs contrary to American values and it is time to remove this stain on our democracy. Guantanamo does nothing to keep us safe and, in fac... Read more

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