Both the Federal and Kansas Tax deadlines have been extended to 11:59 PM on May 17th, giving Kansas residents an extra month to file their 2020 Income Taxes. The extension seeks to help taxpayers as they navigate the unusual circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On the 11th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Representative Sharice Davids highlighted key improvements the American Rescue Plan makes to the landmark legislation. The American Rescue Plan builds on the ACA’s critical benefits by lowering health care costs, expanding coverage, and incentivizing states like Kansas to expand Medicaid.
Representative Sharice Davids voted yesterday to pass H.R. 1620, a bipartisan, long-term Violence Against Women Act reauthorization. The critical reauthorization will safeguard and further strengthen the life-saving protections in the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 for women in Kansas and across the country.
Representative Sharice Davids has been appointed to the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), a bicameral Congressional Committee responsible for reviewing economic conditions and recommending improvements in economic policy.
One week after Representative Sharice Davids introduced bipartisan legislation to extend the deadline for small businesses to repay COVID-19 disaster loans, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced they will extend the deadline until 2022.
Representative Sharice Davids announced her support for the Unemployment Insurance Technology Modernization Act, critical legislation that would invest in the technology needed to modernize Unemployment Insurance Systems in states across the country, including Kansas.
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Vice Chair Sharice Davids has introduced the “Advanced Air Mobility Coordination and Leadership Act’’ with Ranking Member Garret Graves (R-LA) to promote innovation and growth in American aviation.
Today, United States Representatives Sharice Davids (D-KS), Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO), and Sam Graves (R-MO), along with Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Jerry Moran (R-KS), applauded the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) announcement that it would restore 500 positions that had been eliminated due to financial constraints and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Representative Sharice Davids applauded House passage of two critical bills, H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446, to prevent gun violence in our communities and help save lives.
Today, Representative Sharice Davids voted to pass the American Rescue Plan, an urgently needed package that will combat the coronavirus and economic crisis and get relief to Kansans. The bill, which the Senate passed last week with minor changes, will now go to President Biden’s desk for his signature.
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The U.S. House passed legislation Wednesday evening that would massively expand mail voting, enable same-day registration for federal elections and ban partisan gerrymandering among other major election reforms.
Representative Sharice Davids and U.S. Senator Roger Marshall want a federal commission to hurry up and approve Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s emergency request.
A Lenexa, Kansas company that makes personal protective equipment is undergoing a major expansion.
A maternal death is a tragedy. A preventable maternal death is an outrage. The prevalence of maternal deaths in the United States—and the unacceptable racial and ethnic disparities in mortality rates—is a public health crisis that demands urgent action.
Dentec Safety Specialists, a Lenexa manufacturer, has received $1.4 million in state and federal funding to allow them to manufacture personal protective equipment for COVID-19.
Kansas City area Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and Sharice Davids savored California chocolate last year after the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl.
This year, they’re hoping for Cuban sandwiches.
Wyandotte County is confident it can vaccinate thousands over the next few weeks. Of course, it all depends upon supply.
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids said that a shortage of COVID-19 vaccine is holding up progress on fighting the virus.
Wyandotte County continues to vaccinate hundreds of people a day. But short supply and money to keep clinics going is a real challenge.
Dr. Marthel Parsons and her husband, 67-year-old Kansas State Rep. Louis Ruiz, are rolling up their sleeves to get the COVID-19 vaccine, hoping to set an example for the Latinx community.
“That was quick,” Ruiz said after being vaccinated.
A freshly launched partnership between KC Tech Council and Apprenti — designed to cultivate tech skills and offer first-hand experience for apprentices — is a solid fit for Kansas City’s talent needs, two members of the metro’s U.S. congressional delegation agreed.
Rep. Sharice Davids of Kansas announced Wednesday that she has been named vice chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
“As someone who used to work at the Department of Transportation and as a self-proclaimed ‘infrastructure nerd,’ it’s an immense honor to be named vice chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure,” Davids said.