Today, Representative Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Representative Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) led a letter signed by 38 bipartisan members of Congress calling for tribal small businesses to have access to critical relief programs that would help pay their workers and keep their businesses afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on the need to fix the Paycheck Protection Program, a small businesses loan program established under the CARES Act:
Representative Sharice Davids called on congressional leaders to ensure that upcoming coronavirus response packages include funding for localities with populations under 500,000, helping to provide immediate, direct relief to cities and towns in need.
Amid concerns over launch of small business lending program, Representative Sharice Davids called on the Treasury Department and Small Business Administration to ensure that small businesses can receive relief quickly and efficiently.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on the appointment of Acting Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine to chair the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee created in the CARES Act:
Earlier today, Representative Sharice Davids held a Facebook Live with Kansas Department of Labor Secretary Delia Garcia to answer questions about support for Kansas workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on her support of the bipartisan, bicameral CARES Act to help workers, small businesses and our health care system amid the coronavirus pandemic. The bill passed the House today, and will now go to the President’s desk for his signature.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement calling on Congress to fully address the needs of Indian County in any economic relief package:
After hearing from local small business owners about the difficulties they are facing amid the coronavirus pandemic, Representative Sharice Davids introduced legislation to increase funding available to small businesses and provide much-needed relief.
On the 10th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Representative Sharice Davids called on the Trump Administration to end its Texas v. U.S. lawsuit, which would strike down the entirety of the ACA, as well as the protections for 1.2 million Kansans with pre-existing conditions, amid the coronavirus pandemic.