Representative Sharice Davids introduced legislation today to rapidly increase the supply of equipment like face masks, hospital gowns, ventilators, and testing materials needed to fight the coronavirus and keep frontline workers safe. The bill would also promote manufacturing these goods in the United States.
Representative Sharice Davids released the following statement on the distribution of coronavirus relief funds to tribal governments announced today by the U.S. Department of Treasury:
After seeing concerns reports about large companies getting relief funds at the expense of local small businesses, Representative Sharice Davids called for the release of the complete list of businesses that have received emergency small business loans through the Paycheck Protect
Representative Sharice Davids held a virtual roundtable today to discuss resources for local small businesses with representatives from the Enterprise Center in Johnson County and Kansas City Women’s Business Center.
Newly-released Small Business Administration (SBA) guidance will allow tribal small businesses that were previously excluded to access loans through the Paycheck Protection Program.
Representative Sharice Davids helped secure additional funding for small businesses, hospitals, health care workers and COVID-19 testing, voting for the “The Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act” earlier today.
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:
In The News
Last November, we were elected to Congress as part of a freshman class full of “firsts.”
One of us was one of the first Native American women elected to Congress. The other, one of the youngest women ever elected to Congress.
We’re also both first-generation college students. And we’re still paying off our student loans.
What difference does it make to have Native Americans in the Congress? The debate last week about the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Acrt provided a textbook answer.
A Kansas congresswoman has been appointed to a leadership position on the House Transportation Committee.
On Thursday, Chair of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) announced Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS) will serve as Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation in the 116th Congress, according to a media release.
Despite the unseasonably chilly April day, the atmosphere at the Quindaro overlook was warm and cheerful Tuesday afternoon.
This mid-April, the freshman class of political office-holders celebrated its first 100 days in office. Among them is Sharice Davids, Ho-Chunk, an attorney and former professional mixed martial artist, who now serves as the U.S. Representative for Kansas’ 3rd congressional district.
When Rep. Sharice Davids arrived in Washington, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver was eager to mentor his fellow Democrat, whose district sits on the other side of the state line.
Realizing that Congress can be an intimidating environment, the eight-term Missouri Democrat told the Kansas newcomer to come to him if anyone gave her trouble.
As a first-generation college student who worked my way through community college on to Cornell Law, having health insurance was not a top priority when I was starting out. I was buried in student loan debt and worried about simply making ends meet.
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, D-3rd Dist., today presided over the House floor as members voted on the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019.
The legislation would reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, and included some changes that would increase protection and services for victims of violence and abuse.
The House on Thursday rebuffed a furious lobbying campaign by the National Rifle Association and approved a revamped Violence Against Women Act that would expand law enforcement’s ability to restrict gun purchases by convicted domestic abusers.
In her first town hall event since being seated as the representative for the Kansas 3rd Congressional District in January, Rep. Sharice Davids discussed a slew of the issues facing Congress on Sunday.
The event, which was moderated by the Shawnee Mission Post, drew hundreds to the sanctuary of Saint Andrew Christian Church in Olathe.