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June 30, 2020 Press Release

Representative Sharice Davids voted to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, legislation that would give Kansas more urgently needed money to expand Medicaid. The bill also would help lower the cost of health care and prescription drugs and protect people with pre-existing conditions.

 

June 29, 2020 Press Release

Representative Sharice Davids spoke on the House Floor today in support of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, legislation that would give Kansas more urgently needed money to expand Medicaid. The bill also would help lower the cost of health care and prescription drugs and protect people with pre-existing conditions.

 

June 26, 2020 Press Release

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

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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December 13, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, D-3rd Dist., voted Thursday to pass legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs for families across Kansas’ 3rd District.

The Lower Drug Costs Now Act, H.R. 3, gives Medicare the power to negotiate with drug companies for lower drug prices, and makes those lower prices available even to those with private insurance.

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November 20, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, D-3rd Dist., on Monday introduced the Insurance Accountability and Transparency Act to help prevent “surprise” medical billing.

The legislation requires insurance companies to update their provider directories at least once every six months, so patients don’t unintentionally receive out-of-network care.

November 20, 2019 In The News

Rep. Sharice Davids introduced legislation on Monday designed to address the growing issue of surprise medical billing.

The bill, called the Insurance Accountability and Transparency Act, would require insurance companies to update their provider directories at least once every six months so that patients don’t unintentionally go to an out-of-network provider.

November 20, 2019 In The News

Rep. Sharice Davids filed legislation Monday intended to tackle the issue of surprise medical bills.

The Kansas Democrat’s bill would require health insurance companies to update their directories of in-network providers every six months.

October 8, 2019 In The News

A Congressional field hearing held in Kansas City, Kansas, today discussed how to provide high-tech small businesses with the trained technology personnel they need to compete.

October 2, 2019 In The News

More than 20 local female movers and shakers gathered at LMG Construction on Wednesday in Kansas City to talk about entrepreneurship and small businesses. 

Featured speakers included U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, Kansas Labor Secretary Delia Garcia and Mayor Quinton Lucas. 

September 4, 2019 In The News

Ten moderate Democratic freshmen are sending a letter Wednesday to House committee chairs asking that their panels better adhere to the chamber’s rule for offsetting legislation that would add to the deficit. 

August 28, 2019 In The News

Access to quality, affordable healthcare, investment in infrastructure statewide and accessibility of her district offices were among the key topics Rep. Sharice Davids discussed in remarks Tuesday as the featured speaker at Washington Update, a business luncheon presented by the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce.

August 22, 2019 In The News

Segment 1: Davids discusses gun violence, antisemetism and hate, and "Sharice's Shifts"

The August break that federal legislators get is often called a recess, but Rep. Sharice Davids' schedule suggests it's anything but. While back in her home district, Davids shares the concerns she's been hearing from her constituents, and the issues she's focused on for the next session. 

August 20, 2019 In The News

There is new evidence about rising drug costs in the Kansas City metro area.

A Congressional report found that Medicare clients in Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas paid $16 million for their insulin in 2016.

And it's probably more than that now.

Jessica Brown's 11-year-old son has been on insulin for most of his life.

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