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  • 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 Pushes VA to Ensure Veterans Get Their Full Education Benefits
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Education

    WASHINGTON – Due to its failure to fully implement the Forever GI bill amid technological issues, the Department of Veterans Affairs is underfunding education benefits to veterans. Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, called on the VA to remedy the problem and make sure veterans are fully reimbursed for lost benefits. “Our veterans should not be shortchanged on their education benefits because of a computer glitch,”... Read more

  • Let’s Honor Our Veterans with the Benefits and Care they Deserve
    Posted in Editorials on November 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Veterans Day - which is just around the corner - is a day to show appreciation and say “thank you” to the men and women who put on the uniform to protect the American people. Caring for veterans, however, is a year-round endeavor - one in which I am proud to have an opportunity to play a role. I think we can all agree there is very little that is more important than supporting our veterans. The San Diego region has one of the largest concentrations of veterans in the country. My office has helpe... 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

  • Reps. Davis, Wilson, Gabbard, Mast, and Rosen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Healthcare Access for Disabled Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Veterans

    Reps. Susan Davis (D-CA), Joe Wilson (R-SC), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Brian Mast, (R-FL), and Jacky Rosen (D-NV) introduced bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives 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. Disabled veterans lose access to TRICARE, the military’s health system, if they have filed... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis & Veterans Village of San Diego Announce $1.4 million to Combat Homelessness Among Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    SAN DIEGO, CA – Congresswoman Susan A. Davis (D-San Diego) and Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD) announced over $1.4 million in federal grants to help homeless veterans in San Diego. Vietnam Veterans of San Diego will receive the grant money to further their efforts to get homeless veterans off the streets and into financial stability. “No one should be living on the streets, especially those who sacrificed to protect our freedoms,” said Rep. Davis, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Milit... Read more

  • McSally-Davis Bill to Allow WWII Women Pilots Access to Arlington Becomes Law
    Posted in Press Releases on May 20, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    The bipartisan McSally-Davis bill to restore the inurnment rights for Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) at Arlington National Cemetery was signed into law. The WASP Arlington Inurnment Restoration (AIR) Act (H.R. 4336) overturns a recent decision by the Secretary of the Army that rescinded inurnment eligibility for WASP pilots. "This bill has always been more than just access to Arlington; it’s been about the respect and recognition for the role these amazing women played in winning World Wa... Read more

  • Senate Passes McSally-Davis WASP Act to Allow WWII Pilots Access to Arlington
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    The Senate passed the bipartisan McSally-Davis bill to restore the inurnment rights for Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) at Arlington National Cemetery. The WASP Arlington Inurnment Restoration (AIR) Act (H.R. 4336) overturns a recent decision by the Secretary of the Army that rescinded inurnment eligibility for WASP pilots. "I’m thrilled to see the Senate pass the WASP Act,” said Congresswoman Davis, Ranking Member of the Military Personnel Subcommittee. “These amazing women who helped win... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Praises House Passage of Bill to Allow WASP Access to Arlington
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Women's Issues

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) praised the passage of bipartisan legislation to restore the inurnment rights for Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) at Arlington National Cemetery. Davis is a lead cosponsor of the WASP Arlington Inurnment Restoration (AIR) Act (H.R. 4336) to overturn a recent decision by the Secretary of the Army that rescinded inurnment eligibility for WASP pilots. "We are a step closer to correcting this injustice,” said Davis, Ranking Member of the Military Personnel S... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls on Army to Allow WASP Access to Arlington National Cemetery
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    At a press conference at the U.S. Capitol, Reps. Susan Davis (D-San Diego), Martha McSally (R-AZ), U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) and the family of former WASP Elaine Harmon called on the Army to restore the inurnment rights for Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) at Arlington National Cemetery. “Arlington National Cemetery has always been considered a special place of honor,” said Rep. Davis, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee. “The WASP helped win World War II, many losing... Read more

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