“The decision to overturn Governor Kelly’s executive order is not only outrageous and irresponsible – it’s putting lives at risk. Rather than work to ensure the health and safety of Kansans, extremists in the state legislature have created chaos and confusion and endangered our public health.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on community health centers in Kansas being awarded nearly $15.4 million in federal aid as part of Congress’ latest coronavirus relief package, the CARES Act:
Today, Representative Sharice Davids (KS-03) and Representative Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) led a letter signed by 38 bipartisan members of Congress calling for tribal small businesses to have access to critical relief programs that would help pay their workers and keep their businesses afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on the need to fix the Paycheck Protection Program, a small businesses loan program established under the CARES Act:
Representative Sharice Davids called on congressional leaders to ensure that upcoming coronavirus response packages include funding for localities with populations under 500,000, helping to provide immediate, direct relief to cities and towns in need.
Amid concerns over launch of small business lending program, Representative Sharice Davids called on the Treasury Department and Small Business Administration to ensure that small businesses can receive relief quickly and efficiently.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on the appointment of Acting Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine to chair the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee created in the CARES Act:
Earlier today, Representative Sharice Davids held a Facebook Live with Kansas Department of Labor Secretary Delia Garcia to answer questions about support for Kansas workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on her support of the bipartisan, bicameral CARES Act to help workers, small businesses and our health care system amid the coronavirus pandemic. The bill passed the House today, and will now go to the President’s desk for his signature.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement calling on Congress to fully address the needs of Indian County in any economic relief package:
In The News
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.
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Kansas Democrat Sharice Davids, who knows first-hand how a government shutdown can severely affect many necessary services within indigenous communities.
LEILA FADEL, HOST: