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  • 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Arlington Inurnment Restoration (AIR) Act (H.R. 4336) overturns a recent decision by the Secretary of the Army that rescinded inurnment eligibility for WASP pilots.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

  • Rep. Susan Davis Joins in Introducing Bill to Restore Inurnment Rights for Women Airforce Service Pilots at Arlington National Cemetery
    Posted in Press Releases on January 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) joined U.S. Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) who introduced bipartisan legislation to restore the inurnment rights for Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) at Arlington National Cemetery. The legislation, the WASP Arlington Inurnment Restoration (AIR) Act, would overturn a recent decision by the Secretary of the Army rescinding inurnment eligibility for WASP pilots, which they have had since 2002. The WASP were a group of less than 1,100 women who flew non-combat m... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Supports House Bill to Prevent Veteran Suicides
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) applauded the swift, unanimous House passage of H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act. This bipartisan legislation – originally passed by the House in the 113th Congress, but blocked by a single U.S. Senator – addresses the epidemic of suicide among our nation’s veterans. “Too many of our veterans are lost to suicide because the country they served and sacrificed for has not provided them with adequate support,” said Rep. ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis November 2014 E-News Report
    Posted in In the News on November 24, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Environment and Energy, Economy and Jobs, Defense and National Security, Immigration, Veterans

    The House is back in session after a long election season, and we have a lot of work to do before the end of the 113th Congress. First, we must pass an appropriations bill to fund the government beyond the current December 11 deadline. I would prefer to see a full year appropriations bill that takes a government shutdown off the table and gives businesses, federal employees, and citizens who depend on federal programs the confidence that government services will not be interrupted. Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Celebrates Veterans Day with Call for Continued to Improvements to VA Health System
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) honored our nation’s veterans this Veterans Day and called for a continued effort to improve the VA health and benefit system. “The freedoms we enjoy today are due to the sacrifice our veterans made to protect and defend the principals that define America,” said Rep. Davis, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. “While we have taken steps to make improvements to the VA system that has failed too many of our veterans, we must not end our... Read more

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