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.
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.
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.
Today, Representative Sharice Davids announced her support for the Justice in Policing Act, as well as a slate of police and criminal justice reform bills to help increase accountability in policing, protect public safety, and build trust between law enforcement and communities.
Representatives Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Emanuel Cleaver, II (MO-5) are pushing to save Kansas City area jobs after news broke of potential layoffs for 1,000 workers at the National Benefits Center due to coronavirus-related revenue shortfalls. It would be among the largest mass layoffs in the Kansas City area.
Representatives Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Andy Kim (NJ-03) have introduced legislation requiring the release of a list of businesses that have received emergency small business loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), helping to ensure there is transparency and oversight of this critical program. Davids and Kim are both members of the House Small Business Committee.
Representative Sharice Davids issued her support for the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act, introduced earlier today. The legislation would help the Kansas Third undertake transformative infrastructure projects that are smarter, safer and made to last.
Today, Congresswomen Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Deb Haaland (NM-01), the first two Native American women to serve in Congress, released the following statement in solidarity with the Black community:
Representative Sharice Davids voted today to pass a critical, bipartisan bill to improve the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in order to make it more accessible and usable to the Kansas small businesses that need it the most.
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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.
OLATHE, Kan. — U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids covered everything from healthcare to the Mueller Report on Sunday during her first town hall since taking office earlier this year.
Segment 1: Congresswoman Davids discusses her first few months in Congress.
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids says that she didn't know what to expect when she first got to Washington, but that she's managed to keep her campaign promises nonetheless. "It's as busy as I thought it might be, but experiencing it is a whole different thing," she told us today.
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids’ new Wyandotte County District Office will open on Thursday, March 21, according to an announcement today.
Rep. Davids, D-3rd Dist., and her staff will mark the occasion with an open house from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. March 20 to welcome residents to the new space.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Congress has approved a historical designation for the Quindaro Ruins, a Civil War-era port of entry into Kansas and stop along the Underground Railroad.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas, visited the new KCK Police Athletic League's headquarters Wednesday.
While there, Davids hopped in the ring for an about 10 minute sparring session with former HBO and Showtime lightweight boxer Lalo Robles.
Laura and Danny Robeson with Rep. Sharice Davids (right) in Davids’ Overland Park office Friday.The Robeson family’s life in many ways revolves around care for their son Danny.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. — A Prairie Village mother whose 7-year-old son has both cerebral palsy and epilepsy will be attending this year’s State of the Union address in Washington, D.C. as a special guest of Rep. Sharice Davids (D-Kansas).
After taking care of her son, Danny, Laura Robeson has become a strong supporter of expanding medical coverage.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Newly elected Democratic Kansas Congresswoman Sharice Davids says her top priority is reopening the government.
In a speech Friday at a Kansas City, Kansas, Chamber of Commerce forum, Davids called the partial government shutdown "completely unacceptable." She said she would push for back wages for furloughed government workers and low-wage contractors.
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, D-3rd Dist., today announced her support for bills that would guarantee back pay to furloughed federal workers, and low-wage government contractors such as retail, food, custodial and security service workers who are not getting paid during the current federal government shutdown.