The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, recently announced that the State Office of Recovery has approved its plan for distribution of funds from the CARES Act, a federal relief bill that Representative Sharice Davids supported.
Monday evening, a bill that addresses the missing and murdered indigenous women crisis passed by a voice vote on the House Floor and will be moving to the President’s desk.
Today, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure released its final report on the Boeing 737 MAX.
Today, Governor Laura Kelly testified before the House Financial Services Committee on the need for federal relief for the Kansas state budget. Rep. Davids released the following statement in support of Governor Kelly’s testimony:
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, United States Representatives Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO), Sharice Davids (D-KS), and Sam Graves (R-MO), along with U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO), Josh Hawley (R-MO), Jerry Moran (R-KS), and Pat Roberts (R-KS), called for an immediate bipartisan briefing from the U.S.
“In the past week alone, I’ve heard hundreds of Kansans who are deeply concerned about the United States Postal Service. Seniors and veterans are experiencing delays in getting their prescription drugs, business owners are seeing mail disruptions impact their customers, and people have said they are no longer getting their mail at all on some days.
Representative Sharice Davids (KS-03) today called for the firing of Trump campaign donor and recently appointed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, following politically-motivated attacks on the institution. Last week, DeJoy made a series of changes to the operation of the United States Postal Service (USPS) that are predicted to cause serious problems and delays ahead of an election when more peo
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on the President's recent executive actions in response to the coronavirus pandemic:
Rep. Sharice Davids released the following statement on Missouri's vote to expand Medicaid:
“Yesterday, Missouri voters chose to join the 37 other states across the country that have expanded Medicaid, weeks after our neighbors in Oklahoma did the same. Yet here in Kansas, expansion remains stalled in the legislature because of partisan politics.
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A year after U.S. Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver II was sworn in as Kansas City, Missouri’s first black mayor, he recalls waking up to news that four Los Angeles police officers were found not guilty of beating Rodney King. Much like then, Cleaver said the country has come face to face with the reality it’s been on the edge of racial conflict for the past 300 years.
Kansas’ Congressional members came together, virtually, Thursday night to talk about the coronavirus and the federal government’s response.
It was all part of FOX4’s Kansas Congressional Town Hall, hosted by anchor John Holt. You can rewatch the entire show in the video player above.
Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids was one of just 14 Democrats to vote against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill Friday evening, citing the bill’s slim chance in the GOP-controlled Senate.
Rep. Sharice Davids is proposing creation of a $100 million grant program to help small manufacturers ease shortages of protective medical gear and coronavirus testing supplies.
Lawmakers from the Kansas City region are calling on the Trump administration to release the names of companies benefiting from a program meant to provide emergency relief to small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
Local business resource centers discussed how small and women-owned businesses are being impacted by COVID-19 during a question and answer session hosted by U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids.
Rep. Sharice Davids is frustrated with the way small business relief has been slowed in Congress.
Davids is also disappointed in President Trump's lack of transparency when it comes to the allocation of resources. She's hopeful, though, that the bill being passed soon is a step in the right direction.
Rep. Sharice Davids criticized leadership of both parties Thursday for the standoff over additional funding for the program intended to enable small businesses to pay their workers through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hailee Bland-Walsh promised her employees three paychecks — one every two weeks — when she closed City Gym KC in Waldo on St. Patrick’s Day in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
She’s three weeks into that commitment, but with customers canceling memberships to her gym as they’ve lost jobs, Bland-Walsh is looking for other sources of capital to keep her business afloat.
Between uprooted routines and limited opportunity for social interaction, there’s rising concerns about mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.
To address these concerns — and offer solutions — U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids on Thursday hosted a question and answer session with Johnson County Mental Health Center Deputy Director Susan Rome.