May 15, 2020 Press Release
Today U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) released the following statement regarding the House vote on the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act:
May 8, 2020 Press Release
Yesterday, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) hosted a roundtable event to discuss the impact of health care disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Across the country, COVID-19 has affected Black communities at disproportionate rates from their White counterparts, both in terms of susceptibility to the coronavirus and its health complications and economic challenges as a result of stay-at-home orders.
Today, U.S. Representatives Susan Wild (PA-07) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced the bipartisan Children’s Health Insurance Program Pandemic Enhancement and Relief (CHIPPER) Act, to increase support for State Children’s Health Insurance programs during the COVID–19 emergency. Enrollment in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) continues to nationally increase as a result of this pandemic. However, without action, federal funding for this program is set to be cut in October of this year.
May 6, 2020 Press Release
Today, on the day that the Texas v. U.S. lawsuit filings are due, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) joined Chair of Protect Our Care Leslie Dach and Statewide Coordinator for the Pennsylvania Health Access Network Robin Stelly on a Zoom roundtable to announce a new Pennsylvania Coronavirus Rural Health Report. This report demonstrates how critical the expansion of Medicaid and other protections provided through the Affordable Care Act are to rural Pennsylvanians across the Commonwealth.
May 5, 2020 Press Release
U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) led 17 of her colleagues in a bipartisan effort urging the mental health needs of young adults be addressed in any upcoming COVID-19 relief legislation, and for her bill, the Enhancing Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Through Campus Planning Act, to be included in the forthcoming legislative package.
May 5, 2020 Press Release
Today U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07), alongside Allentown School District Superintendent Thomas Parker and Board President Sara Brace, announced the Allentown School District would receive $9.8 million in emergency funding as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Congress passed on March 27, 2020.
April 27, 2020 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Susan Wild (D-PA) led 56 of her colleagues in a letter calling for the next COVID-19 stimulus to set immediate price caps, through the duration of this pandemic, for the prescription drugs that treat the medical conditions most adversely affected by the novel coronavirus, like medications for heart disease, insulin for diabetes, and inhalers and steroids for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
April 23, 2020 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) released the following statement after her vote to pass an interim emergency funding package to bolster relief programs established by the CARES Act:
Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Susan Wild (PA-07), a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, Lloyd Doggett (TX-35), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, and Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, introduced legislation to require a special enrollment period for COVID-19.
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) announced that colleges and universities in Pennsylvania’s 7th District would receive $28.4 million in emergency funding as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Congress passed on March 27. At least half of the funding each institution receives will be distributed to students in the form of emergency cash assistance grants to help pay for housing, food, and other basic essentials.
In The News
February 19, 2020 In The News
It's the time of year when high school seniors play the waiting game. For some students in the Lehigh Valley, the goal is getting into a military academy.
February 15, 2020 In The News
U.S. Representative Susan Wild (D-PA-7) is getting a first-person perspective on the damage and devastation in Puerto Rico in an effort to better help those affected by the multitude of earthquakes that struck the island territory over the past few months.
February 13, 2020 In The News
The U.S. House voted Thursday to remove one barrier to adding the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, but plenty of legal and political obstacles remain.
February 11, 2020 In The News
Members of Congress Matt Cartwright and Susan Wild have joined seven of their colleagues to voice concern over Medicaid changes they say could put beneficiaries at risk.
Lehigh Valley Congresswoman Susan Wild says it’s the problem she hears about more than any other: the skyrocketing cost of insulin, a life-or-death drug for those attempting to manage diabetes.
Students. Activists. A businessman. And a very proud mom. Each of the 535 members of Congress gets to invite a guest to watch from the House gallery Tuesday evening as President Donald Trump gives his State of the Union address.
U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, a Democrat, holds a Town Hall-style meeting in Easton where nearly 200 constituents turned out.
January 22, 2020 In The News
U.S. Rep. Susan Wild (D-7) spent Tuesday in Monroe County, making three stops to learn about the services provided at each location.
January 21, 2020 In The News
U.S. Congresswoman Susan Wild made a visit to East Stroudsburg High School South Tuesday.
A waitress’ “funny” story about her life in Puerto Rico during the recent earthquakes now haunts Victor Martinez, who was part of a Lehigh Valley delegation that surveyed the devastation last weekend.