Press Releases

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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June 12, 2020 Press Release

Funding that Johnson County received from the CARES Act, a federal relief package backed and voted for by Representative Sharice Davids, will help significantly increase the County’s COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, and epidemiology division capacity, including more testing supplies.

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June 11, 2020 Press Release

Today, Representative Sharice Davids announced her support for the Justice in Policing Act, as well as a slate of police and criminal justice reform bills to help increase accountability in policing, protect public safety, and build trust between law enforcement and communities.

 

June 11, 2020 Press Release

Representatives Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Emanuel Cleaver, II (MO-5) are pushing to save Kansas City area jobs after news broke of potential layoffs for 1,000 workers at the National Benefits Center due to coronavirus-related revenue shortfalls. It would be among the largest mass layoffs in the Kansas City area.

 

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