Representative Sharice Davids emphasized the importance of addressing health disparities in Wyandotte County yesterday during a Facebook Live with a Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, KS Public Health Department official.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on the release of sensitive tribal government data related to CARES Act funds, as well as news that these funds are not being fairly distributed to tribes as intended.
As critical small business loan programs rapidly run out of money, Representative Sharice Davids urged congressional leaders to put partisan politics aside and reach a bipartisan consensus on funding for small business relief programs.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on the shortage of medical supplies needed to fight the coronavirus and keep frontline workers and their patients safe in Kansas:
“The decision to overturn Governor Kelly’s executive order is not only outrageous and irresponsible – it’s putting lives at risk. Rather than work to ensure the health and safety of Kansans, extremists in the state legislature have created chaos and confusion and endangered our public health.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on community health centers in Kansas being awarded nearly $15.4 million in federal aid as part of Congress’ latest coronavirus relief package, the CARES Act:
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.