Representative Sharice Davids has issued her support for the nomination of Representative Deb Haaland as Secretary of the Department of the Interior. Davids, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, and Haaland, a member of the Pueblo of Laguna, were the first two Native American women ever elected to Congress in 2018.
Legislation Comes in Wake of Committee Report on Boeing 737 Max Crashes
Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the Aircraft Certification Reform and Accountability Act, legislation backed by Aviation Subcommittee Vice-Chair Sharice Davids to improve aircraft safety in the wake of two Boeing 737 MAX crashes.
The University of Kanas Medical Center has been awarded an over $3.75 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for KU Med’s effort to help local organizations address disparities in COVID-19 testing. Rep. Sharice Davids helped advocate for the funding.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on her opposition to the revised HEROES Act last night:
Rep. Sharice Davids, vice chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation, today applauded a bipartisan bill to improve aircraft safety and voted to pass it out of Committee and send it to the House floor for a vote.
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:
Kansas and Missouri lawmakers request bipartisan briefing from USCIS
(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.