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The entire Kansas congressional delegation and a bipartisan contingent of Missouri lawmakers threw political weight behind a proposal to relocate to the Kansas City area units of the U.S. Department of Agriculture with more than 300 employees each.
Last November, we were elected to Congress as part of a freshman class full of “firsts.”
One of us was one of the first Native American women elected to Congress. The other, one of the youngest women ever elected to Congress.
We’re also both first-generation college students. And we’re still paying off our student loans.
What difference does it make to have Native Americans in the Congress? The debate last week about the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Acrt provided a textbook answer.
A Kansas congresswoman has been appointed to a leadership position on the House Transportation Committee.
On Thursday, Chair of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) announced Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS) will serve as Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation in the 116th Congress, according to a media release.
Despite the unseasonably chilly April day, the atmosphere at the Quindaro overlook was warm and cheerful Tuesday afternoon.
This mid-April, the freshman class of political office-holders celebrated its first 100 days in office. Among them is Sharice Davids, Ho-Chunk, an attorney and former professional mixed martial artist, who now serves as the U.S. Representative for Kansas’ 3rd congressional district.
When Rep. Sharice Davids arrived in Washington, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver was eager to mentor his fellow Democrat, whose district sits on the other side of the state line.
Realizing that Congress can be an intimidating environment, the eight-term Missouri Democrat told the Kansas newcomer to come to him if anyone gave her trouble.
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, D-3rd Dist., today presided over the House floor as members voted on the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019.
The legislation would reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, and included some changes that would increase protection and services for victims of violence and abuse.
The House on Thursday rebuffed a furious lobbying campaign by the National Rifle Association and approved a revamped Violence Against Women Act that would expand law enforcement’s ability to restrict gun purchases by convicted domestic abusers.
As a first-generation college student who worked my way through community college on to Cornell Law, having health insurance was not a top priority when I was starting out. I was buried in student loan debt and worried about simply making ends meet.