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September 17, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representative Sharice Davids announced her office has been selected to host a Gold Star Fellow for a one-year fellowship based in her Kansas offices. The position is open to Gold Star Family Members, and the person selected for the fellowship will work directly with constituents in the Third District of Kansas, acting as a facilitator with federal, state, and local agencies.

September 16, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representative Sharice Davids announced the Department of Transportation awarded $59,925 to Johnson County Community College (JCCC) to provide scholarships to Veterans and their family members in the college’s Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program.

September 15, 2021 Press Release

Representative Sharice Davids released the following statement after the House Energy & Commerce Committee passed a federal Medicaid expansion strategy in their portion of the budget reconciliation package:

 

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September 13, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representative Sharice Davids announced that NeighborWorks America awarded $146,557 to Community Housing of Wyandotte County (CHWC) to provide counseling for households in the Third District of Kansas who are facing housing instability.

September 10, 2021 Press Release

Yesterday, the House Small Business Committee passed their portion of the budget reconciliation package, containing several provisions to support small manufacturers that Representative Sharice Davids pushed to include.

 

September 8, 2021 Press Release

KANSAS CITY, KS – Today, Representative Sharice Davids held a press conference on a new federal strategy to expand Medicaid in states like Kansas, where state legislatures have repeatedly blocked it.

September 3, 2021 Press Release

Representative Sharice Davids, member of the House Small Business Committee and enrolled member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, and Representative Joe Neguse (D-CO) introduced the Native American Entrepreneurial Opportunity Act of 2021 to give Native American small businesses a seat at the table within the Small Business Administration (SBA).

August 31, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representative Sharice Davids took a stand for small businesses, urging Congressional leaders to use the upcoming budget reconciliation package to increase access to capital for small manufacturers.

August 25, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representative Sharice Davids called for a dual approach to Medicaid expansion in the upcoming budget reconciliation package, urging Congressional leaders to both continue the current expansion incentives and include a federal plan to expand Medicaid coverage in states like Kansas, where state legislatures have repeatedly blocked it.

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August 23, 2021 Press Release

Yesterday, Representative Sharice Davids published a guest column in The Kansas City Star on what the bipartisan infrastructure deal passed by the Senate this month would mean for the Third District of Kansas.

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September 8, 2021 In The News

By John Pepitone

U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids says it’s time for the Sunflower State to expand Medicaid, which would provide healthcare to 165,000 more Kansans.

 

Davids and other supporters want to extend coverage in states like Kansas that have not expanded Medicaid benefits.

 

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September 8, 2021 In The News

Wednesday, Sept. 8, marks Native Women’s Equal Pay Day—the day it takes Native women in America to earn what non-Hispanic white men finished making on December 31 of last year. We’re marking this day on September 8 because it takes nine months longer for Native women to earn the same wage that men do.

 

September 3, 2021 In The News

Proposed federal legislation in the U.S. House aims to give Native American-owned small businesses a stronger voice within the Small Business Administration.

 

August 27, 2021 In The News

By Emily Standlle

The Strawberry Hill Ethnic Cultural Society was established in 1988 as a means of promoting and preserving the heritage of Strawberry Hill in Kansas City, Kansas.

 

August 26, 2021 In The News

Kansas’ delegation in Washington, D.C. on Thursday responded to the deadly attacks outside the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed at least 70, including 13 U.S. military service members. In an address Thursday afternoon, President Joe Biden blamed Islamic extremists for the attack and vowed to avenge deaths.

 

August 25, 2021 In The News

By Daniel Desrochers

Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids called on House and Senate Democratic leaders Wednesday to use the upcoming budget reconciliation bill to provide more healthcare coverage in states that have not expanded Medicaid.

 

August 25, 2021 In The News

By Tod Palmer

Rep. Sharice Davids hopes to help usher in Medicaid expansion for Kansas through a two-fold approach announced Wednesday amid ongoing budget reconciliation talks.

 

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August 24, 2021 In The News

By Allison Winter

Democratic lawmakers are pushing federal agencies to provide support for survivors of and communities affected by American Indian boarding school policies, the decades-long practice of forcibly sending American Indian children to faraway boarding schools that rejected their tribal cultures.

 

August 22, 2021 In The News

By Sharice Davids

Driving into Kansas’ 3rd District from the east, you see a sunflower-adorned sign that says, “Kansas welcomes you,” followed by another: “Home state of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president.”

 

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