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:
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.
Administration’s Proposed Rule Would Jeopardize SNAP Benefits For 200,000 Pennsylvanians In More Than 120,000 Households
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:
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 20, 2019 Press Release
Teaming up with experts and survivors, Wild introduced two bills to improve suicide prevention programs on college campuses and make mental health care more accessible and affordable
September 19, 2019 Press Release
Wild Joins New Democrat Coalition to Announce Policy Priorities That Will Help Combat Climate Change
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.
Wild also Included an Amendment to Add Suicide Prevention to Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Services
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.