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  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls on Trump to Restore USDA Animal Welfare Transparency
    Posted in Press Releases on February 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Animal Welfare

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) pressed President Trump to a restore access to vital information on animal welfare. Davis joined a bipartisan group of 100 members of the House in asking that the President direct the Department of Agriculture to reinstate a webpage that provides details on whether animals are being treated humanely under federal law. “Taking down this website is unacceptable and it should be restored immediately,” said Davis, a member of the Congressional Animal Protecti... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis’s Work on Animal Welfare Gets Perfect Marks
    Posted in Press Releases on October 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Animal Welfare

    Congresswoman Susan A. Davis (D-San Diego) once again rated a perfect score on the Human Society’s Legislative Scorecard of the 114th Congress. The scorecard tracks cosponsorship of bills and votes in the House that protects animals. "I’ve always been proud to work with the Humane Society to protect animals and make sure they receive humane treatment,” said Davis, a member of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus. “I appreciate the commitment the Humane Society has shown on the issue of an... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Gets Perfect Marks on Humane Society Scorecard
    Posted in Press Releases on January 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Animal Welfare

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) received a score of 100% plus extra credit on the Humane Society’s Midterm Report for the 114th Congress. The scorecard tracks cosponsorship of bills and votes in the House that protects animals. “How we treat animals reflects on how we treat each other,” said Davis. “I appreciate the work the Humane Society does on behalf of animals in the wild and in the home. I enjoy working with them on these critical issues and am proud of my perfect score on their r... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls For Government to Release Information on Animal Killings
    Posted in Press Releases on May 6, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Animal Welfare

    A little-known office in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Wildlife Services, is responsible for intervening when an animal becomes a threat or serious nuisance to humans. On many occasions, the animal is ultimately killed. However, the reasons as to why or how is rarely made available to the public. Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) introduced legislation to require the USDA to publish clear and accessible information on such animal killings. “Efforts to gather adequate informat... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Leads Letter to Increase Protections of Elephants and Rhinoceros
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Animal Welfare

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) led a letter of her House colleagues urging passage of a California state bill to stop the ivory and rhino horn trades. Introduced by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, AB 96 would prohibit the sale, purchase or possession of ivory and rhino horns. “I applaud Assembly Speaker Atkins for offering this bill to help put a stop to these cruel and barbaric trade practices,” said Davis. “She has the support of members in the House and I hope AB 96 is enacted swiftly. Work... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls For Government to Release Information on Animal Killings
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Animal Welfare

    A little-known office in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Wildlife Services, is responsible for intervening when an animal becomes a threat or serious nuisance to humans. On many occasions, the animal is ultimately killed. However, there is a lack of transparency as to why or how. Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) reintroduced bipartisan legislation to require the USDA to publish clear and accessible information on such animal killings. “Efforts to gather adequate information regardin... Read more

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