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  • Amid Race to Develop Coronavirus Vaccine, Rep. Susan Davis Leads 234 House Members to Provide $44.7 Billion for NIH
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    With the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine underway, Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) led a bipartisan coalition of 234 House members in urging a nearly $45 billion investment in the National Institutes of Health, a $3.1 billion increase from last year’s appropriation for NIH. “We are at the tip of the iceberg of new life-saving innovations,” the members wrote. “Imagine what we can accomplish with continued robust investments in medical research, from making strides to combat antimicrobial ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Named 2020 ‘Champion of Science’
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy, Economy and Jobs, Health Care, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) was named a 2020 Champion of Science by The Science Coalition (TSC), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of more than 50 of the nation’s leading public and private research institutions dedicated to highlighting the partnerships between the federal government and America’s research universities. This competitive award honors members of Congress whose actions and votes consistently reflect their commitment to fundamental science through funding investment for f... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Votes for Bold Initiative to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    As a senior member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, Congresswoman Susan Davis voted to send the Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3) to the full House. “My constituents share their stories with me every single day about the high prices they pay for their prescription drugs,” said Rep. Davis. “Empowering the federal government to negotiate lower drug prices is essential in saving money for the American people. We should not have drug companies making prices so high that even with gover... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Votes to Protect Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, to block the Trump Administration’s effort to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. “I regularly hear from constituents with pre-existing conditions who fear losing their health insurance,” said Rep. Davis. “This Administration's actions represent a grave threat to their continued health and economic stability. Creating a health c... Read more

  • Health Care is a top priority for the American people and the House is listening
    Posted in Editorials on April 5, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Since passage of the Affordable Care Act nearly a decade ago, we have seen 20 million Americans gain access to health coverage coupled with slowing the rise of premiums. A majority of Americans support the landmark law and want improvements made to it. The question is will we listen. Instead of Democrats and Republicans working together to build on this landmark law, opponents have worked to bring it down legislatively, administratively, and judicially. The legislative efforts to repeal the law ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Leads 222 House Members in Calling for $41.6 Billion for the NIH
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) led a bipartisan coalition of 222 House members in urging a $41.6 billion investment in the National Institutes of Health, a $2.5 billion increase from last year. Davis led a similar effort in 2018 that resulted in $2 billion more for medical research. “Despite recent progress, the NIH still has not fully recovered from over a decade of underinvestment,” the members wrote. “The critical investments we make in biomedical research are our nation’s best hope in finding... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis: Trump Budget is Continued Assault on the Economic Security of Working Families
    Posted in Press Releases on March 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care, Good Government, Education

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on the Trump Budget. “The Trump Budget is the continued assault on the economic security of working families. The Trump Budget slashes $1.5 trillion to Medicare. It cuts our investment in our children’s future by slashing $8 billion to education. It threatens medical research by reducing funding for the National Institutes of Health by $4 billion and cancer research by almost $900 million. Because of its leadership in scientific ... Read more

  • SD Chamber Endorses Rep. Susan Davis’s Bill to Increase Healthcare Access for Disabled Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans

    WASHINGTON – The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce announced its support for Davis’s bipartisan bill to increase healthcare opportunities for disabled veterans. The Fair Access to Insurance for Retired (FAIR) Heroes Act will allow veterans who were medically discharged to choose their healthcare coverage through Medicare or TRICARE. “I’m thrilled to get the support of the Chamber for my bill and thank them for all it does for our veterans,” said Rep. Davis, a senior member of the House Arme... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on the Republican/Trump Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health Care, Immigration

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) released the following statement on the Republican/Trump Shutdown. “Running the government month by month causes long-standing harm to people and our security. Republicans had plenty of time to pass budget legislation and address critical issues facing the country, such as DACA, disaster relief, CHIP funding, community health centers, and the opioid crisis. National security and taking care of Dreamers has always had bipartisan support but the... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Partisan Bill to Fund Community Health Centers and Children’s Health Care
    Posted in Press Releases on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congresswoman Susan Davis released the following statement on passage of the partisan bill to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program and community health centers. “I wanted to vote for this bill but the final product put partisanship before patients. Instead of working to get Democrats to yes, this bill asks some seniors to pay more for prescription drugs and slashes preventative health programs. This is just a day after introducing a tax plan that explodes the deficit by $1.5 trillion. “... Read more

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