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July 16, 2020 Press Release

Representative Sharice Davids is backing an emergency funding bill that would provide $1.2 billion to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in an effort to save thousands of jobs in Kansas City. 

July 14, 2020 Press Release

Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on the McGirt v Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling: 

July 8, 2020 Press Release

New data recently released by the Small Business Administration (SBA) on use of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) shows that PPP helped to preserve more than 99,597 jobs in the Kansas Third District.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

Following last year’s historic flooding, Representative Sharice Davids called for the inclusion of several bills to help protect Midwestern communities in an upcoming legislative package to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act. 

 

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.]

 

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May 22, 2019 In The News

The entire Kansas congressional delegation and a bipartisan contingent of Missouri lawmakers threw political weight behind a proposal to relocate to the Kansas City area units of the U.S. Department of Agriculture with more than 300 employees each.

May 9, 2019 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.

May 7, 2019 In The News

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.

May 5, 2019 In The News

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.

April 23, 2019 In The News

Despite the unseasonably chilly April day, the atmosphere at the Quindaro overlook was warm and cheerful Tuesday afternoon.

April 22, 2019 In The News

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.

April 13, 2019 In The News

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.

April 4, 2019 In The News

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.

April 4, 2019 In The News

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.

April 4, 2019 In The News

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.

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