Press Releases

July 1, 2020 Press Release

Following last year’s historic flooding, Representative Sharice Davids called for the inclusion of several bills to help protect Midwestern communities in an upcoming legislative package to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act. 

 

June 30, 2020 Press Release

Representative Sharice Davids voted to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, legislation that would give Kansas more urgently needed money to expand Medicaid. The bill also would help lower the cost of health care and prescription drugs and protect people with pre-existing conditions.

 

June 29, 2020 Press Release

Representative Sharice Davids spoke on the House Floor today in support of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, legislation that would give Kansas more urgently needed money to expand Medicaid. The bill also would help lower the cost of health care and prescription drugs and protect people with pre-existing conditions.

 

June 26, 2020 Press Release
New Report Finds 94,000 Kansans Would Lose Health Coverage If Lawsuit is Successful

As the Trump Administration filed its brief with the Supreme Court to strike down the entirety of the Affordable Care Act, Representative Sharice Davids released a new report finding that the number of Americans who would lose health coverage if the lawsuit succeeds has grown to more than 23 million amid the historic health and economic emergency of the coronavirus.  The report finds that 94,00

June 25, 2020 Press Release

Today, Representative Sharice Davids voted to pass the Justice in Policing Act, legislation that would help increase accountability in policing, protect public safety, and build trust between law enforcement and communities.

June 23, 2020 Press Release
Chamber Recognizes Davids’ Support of Pro-Growth Economic Policies, Bipartisan Leadership

Representative Sharice Davids received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Award for her support of pro-growth economic policies and bipartisan leadership during the 116th Congress. Lawmakers are selected for this award based on their record of support for business-friendly policies, as well as their commitment to bipartisan leadership and constructive governing.

June 22, 2020 Press Release

Representative Sharice Davids helped Overland Park-based company Danolyte Global receive approval from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their disinfectant to fight against COVID-19. Davids visited Danolyte’s offices today to see their production first-hand. [See attached photo.]

 

June 22, 2020 Press Release

Representative Sharice Davids (KS-03) secured key provisions to improve tribal infrastructure in the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act, which was approved by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure yesterday.

June 16, 2020 Press Release

Emphasizing the importance of expanding Medicaid in Kansas, Representative Sharice Davids called for the inclusion of the Incentivizing Medicaid Expansion Act in an upcoming health care package. The bill would reset the amount that the federal government matches states’ investment for Medicaid expansion, starting at 100 percent.

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