Representative Susan Wild

Representing the 7th District of Pennsylvania

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October 8, 2019 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement on the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Northern Syria:
October 1, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) was joined in Pennsylvania’s Seventh District by House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Rep. Bobby Scott (VA-03) to learn more about how the Education and Labor Committee can support the needs of working families in the Greater Lehigh Valley. Wild and Scott led a manufacturing roundtable, a panel on early childhood education, tours of early learning centers, and a meet and greet with local labor leaders.
September 27, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday in a House Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Subcommittee hearing, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) called attention to the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs in the Greater Lehigh Valley and urged passage of H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act. This bold legislation would end price gouging by pharmaceutical companies who charge Americans more for the same drugs as those sold in other countries.
September 26, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) voted to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act through the House Committee on Education and Labor. Wild is an original cosponsor of this landmark legislation to protect workers’ rights to organize a union and collectively bargain for higher wages, better benefits, and safer working conditions.
September 24, 2019 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) joined U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and Pennsylvania’s entire Democratic congressional delegation are pressing Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on the Trump Administration’s proposed revisions to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility. Among other harmful impacts, the proposal would jeopardize food security for vulnerable families and have significant economic ramifications in Pennsylvania. Earlier this week Casey also joined Senate Democrats in opposing the proposed rule, noting that it is in direct opposition to the bipartisan agreement in the 2018 Farm Bill, which excluded any changes to broad-based categorical eligibility (BBCE).
September 24, 2019 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) released the following statement:
September 23, 2019 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) became the first member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee to call on the Foreign Affairs Committee to hold a hearing on the whistleblower complaint about interactions between President Trump and Ukrainian President Zelensky that the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community found “urgent and credible.” Wild released the following statement:
September 19, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) joined Rep. Don Beyer (VA-08), Rep. Sean Casten (IL-06), and Rep. Elaine Luria (VA-02), her fellow co-chairs of the New Democrat Coalition’s Climate Change Task Force, to announce policy principles to combat climate change and address the climate challenge with the urgency the crisis demands. The principles embrace the notion that the U.S., through its powerful economy and culture of innovation, can be best positioned to be the global leader developing and producing the next generation technologies to help the global community combat climate change.
September 18, 2019 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild’s (PA-07) bill, H.R. 4334, the Dignity in Aging Act, passed unanimously in the House Committee on Education and Labor. This bipartisan proposal reauthorizes the Older Americans Act (OAA) and increases funding for vital programs that help seniors live independently and with dignity. Wild also included an amendment to add “screening for suicide risk” to the definition of “disease prevention and health promotion services,” which also passed unanimously.

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September 22, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON –  Rep. Susan Wild grabbed from the stack of unopened condolence cards in her office. 

September 20, 2019 In The News

Mental health wasn’t something Susan Wild imagined becoming one of her primary policy issues when she came to Congress last year.

September 19, 2019 In The News

It had only been hours since Rep. Susan Wild (D-Penn.) received a sweet text from her partner, Kerry Acker, earlier this year. And it had been less than a day since they hung up the phone after menu-planning late into the night for the weekend’s Memorial Day barbecue with friends.

September 9, 2019 In The News

Americans across party and demographic lines overwhelmingly support expanded background checks for gun buyers and allowing law enforcement to temporarily seize weapons from troubled individuals, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll, as P

August 29, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Susan Wild fielded questions on impeachment, gun control, B. Braun’s air pollution, and other issues during an hourlong town hall session Wednesday evening at Lehigh Carbon Community College in Schnecksville.

August 21, 2019 In The News

Lehigh Valley Congresswoman Susan Wild, the state’s only Jewish member of Congress, said Tuesday evening that she was “personally offended” by President Donald Trump’s remark that Jewish Americans show “great disloyalty” in voting for Democrats.

August 21, 2019 In The News

Jewish Democratic lawmakers are livid over President Donald Trump's remarks this week accusing Jewish Americans of “great disloyalty” if they vote for Democrats, saying the president is stoking anti-Semitism.

August 16, 2019 In The News

Ending violence and hate was the theme of a community interfaith vigil Thursday at the Lehigh Dialogue Center in Bethlehem.

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