KMBC reported this week on the $1.4 million in state and federal funding Rep. Sharice Davids helped secure for Lenexa business Dentec to manufacture personal protection equipment needed during the pandemic, such as face masks and N95 filters. The funding has allowed the company to open a new facility and hire 5 times the workers they started with.
As Kansas continues to experience extreme weather conditions, Representative Sharice Davids has urged President Joe Biden to support Governor Laura Kelly’s state of emergency however possible.
Lenexa business Dentec has received around $1.4 million in state and federal funding to manufacture personal protection equipment (PPE), thanks in part to funding secured by Representative Sharice Davids. They are now in the process of expanding to open a new plant that will allow them to produce even more supplies needed to fight COVID, such as masks and N95 filters.
Representative Sharice Davids has been named Chair of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access. The new leadership role will allow Davids to support small businesses in Kansas and across the country through open access to loans, credit and capital, as well as through fair and meaningful tax relief.
Representative Sharice Davids today announced her third annual “Valentines for Veterans” program to collect and distribute Valentine’s Day cards to veterans in Kansas’ 3rd District.
Today, Kansas City Reps. Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05) and Sharice Davids (KS-03) made a friendly wager with Tampa Bay area Reps. Kathy Castor (FL14) and Charlie Crist (FL13) on the outcome of Super Bowl LV.
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Vice Chair Sharice Davids issued the following statement on the confirmation of Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation:
Rep. Sharice Davids has nominated 31 students from the Kansas Third District for an appointment to a U.S. Service Academy.
Yesterday, Representative Sharice Davids toured a vaccination site in Wyandotte County, where she spoke with public health officials and health care workers about the need for increased vaccines in the region.
Representative Sharice Davids (KS-03) has been named Vice Chair of the full House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The new leadership role will allow Davids to help shape infrastructure policy in Kansas and across the country that will create jobs, improve public safety, tackle the climate crisis, and build our economy back better.
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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and Rep. Sharice Davids of the Third Congressional District are both pushing for emergency relief for Kansas.
The U.S. House of Representatives today voted 257 to 150 to pass a $25 billion bill that would stop cuts to the U.S. Postal Service.
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids Thursday afternoon continued her discussion on the importance of the United States Postal Service.
Kansas City area election officials and members of the Congressional delegation said Tuesday they are fielding lots of worried calls about the safety of mail-in voting, and they are trying to pro-actively address them prior to the November elections.
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids of Kansas is among the Democrats in Washington calling for the removal of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, as a national controversy over the U.S. Postal Service continues to mount.
Chevrolet dealer Jeff Longbine understood the economic damage to sales from the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential benefit of an emergency federal loan program fashioned to sustain small businesses and prevent employee layoffs.
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, D-3rd Dist., encouraged business owners to take advantage of the federal Paycheck Protection Program if they haven’t done so. She was the featured speaker Friday, July 17, at a teleconference meeting via ZOOM of the Congressional Forum. The forum is a committee of the Kansas City, Kansas, Chamber of Commerce.
A bipartisan group of House members is beginning to coalesce around a plan to extend aid to airline employees through March 31 of next year.