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.
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.
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.
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.
Representatives Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Andy Kim (NJ-03) have introduced legislation requiring the release of a list of businesses that have received emergency small business loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), helping to ensure there is transparency and oversight of this critical program. Davids and Kim are both members of the House Small Business Committee.
Representative Sharice Davids issued her support for the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act, introduced earlier today. The legislation would help the Kansas Third undertake transformative infrastructure projects that are smarter, safer and made to last.
Today, Congresswomen Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Deb Haaland (NM-01), the first two Native American women to serve in Congress, released the following statement in solidarity with the Black community:
Representative Sharice Davids voted today to pass a critical, bipartisan bill to improve the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in order to make it more accessible and usable to the Kansas small businesses that need it the most.
Representative Sharice Davids called on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to put consumers first and ensure that airlines are issuing full refunds for cancelled flights, as is required under federal law. Davids is the vice-chair of the Aviation Subcommittee, under the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.