Representative Sharice Davids has re-introduced her bill, the SUPPLIES Act, which would increase the supply of equipment like face masks, hospital gowns, ventilators, and testing materials needed to get the coronavirus under control. The legislation would also promote manufacturing these goods at small and medium businesses in the United States.
Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement on the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris:
Emphasizing the need to get relief to Kansas communities, Representative Sharice Davids today hosted a virtual roundtable on the importance of state and local funding being included in the next COVID relief package. Davids was joined by Lieutenant Governor David Toland, KCK Mayor David Alvey, Kansas NEA President Mark Farr, and Lenexa City Councilwoman Julie Sayers.
Representative Sharice Davids today issued the following statement on her vote to impeachment President Donald Trump, which passed the House with bipartisan support:
Representative Sharice Davids today issued the following statement in regards to theviolence at the U.S. Capitol:
“Yesterday was one of the darkest days in our nation’s recent history. The violence we saw at the Capitol complex was a shameful and grotesque attack on our democracy that will leave an indelible stain on our country.
In response to the insurrection at the United States Capitol yesterday, Representative Sharice Davids issued the following statement calling on the Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove President Donald Trump from office:
In the first bill she’s supporting since being sworn in for a second term, Representative Sharice Davids today announced she will once again co-sponsor the For the People Act (H.R. 1).
Representative Sharice Davids today voted to pass a coronavirus relief package after months of calling on congressional leaders to reach a bipartisan deal that would get aid to Kansas families, workers, small businesses and health care centers.
Today, Representative Sharice Davids (KS-03) issued the following statement on the historic nomination of Representative Deb Haaland (NM-01) as Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Davids, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, and Haaland, a member of the Pueblo of Laguna, were the first two Native American women ever elected to Congress in 2018.
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The Small Business Administration recently released new data from the Paycheck Protection Program showing that it has preserved “more than 99,597 jobs in” the Kansas Third Congressional District, according to a press release.
Amid what the congresswoman calls a devastating pandemic, Rep. Davids has pushed to include in an upcoming health care package more incentives for states that expand Medicaid, and says passing the Justice in Policing Act should be a national priority.
Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for expanding and enshrining LGBTQ rights, steps they said won’t happen unless former Vice President Joe Biden is elected in November.
Representative Sharice Davids (D-KS), one of the first American Indian women elected to Congress, has helped secure key provisions to improve tribal infrastructure in new legislation proposed by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Kansas and Missouri, two of just 14 states that have not expanded Medicaid, would receive added incentive to make the move under legislation introduced Wednesday by House Democrats.
Kansas Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids interviews Missouri Democratic Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, a former Kansas City mayor, about racial equity and criminal justice in the wake of protests against police brutality.
Hundreds of people marched down Santa Fe Drive to downtown Overland Park on Saturday in the latest local show of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Participants sang, chanted and shouted the names of people killed in officer-involved incidents.
Gov. Laura Kelly lauded Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling protecting LGBTQ employees from workplace discrimination, calling it a “remarkable step in the right direction.”
“All Kansans deserve protection from employment discrimination,” Kelly said in a statement. “We will continue standing up for our LGBTQ+ communities.”
A dog named Merrick spent five years at the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City. But in early March, he found his forever home.
The humane society had 11 dogs that had been at the shelter since before 2018. Now, that number is down to five.
"Homeless veteran." It's a stinging coupling of words in a nation that prides itself on the reverence placed on military service. Unfortunately, reverence doesn't keep out the rain.
Enter a community group in Kansas City, Mo., that believes tiny houses will provide thousands of the city's veterans a home.