Press Releases

October 14, 2020 Press Release
Yesterday, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (D-PA) was joined by Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA) in introducing the EMS Counts Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation that would address the chronic miscounting of first responders, particularly firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel. This legislation will ensure that the federal government is collecting accurate, comprehensive data on the quantity, location, and training of first responders throughout the United States, which is essential to ensuring that communities are able to quickly respond to emergencies, including outbreaks of diseases and natural disasters.
October 6, 2020 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (D-PA), alongside Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), introduced critical bipartisan legislation to reduce prescription drug costs for children. The Fair Drug Prices for Kids Act would give states the ability to purchase prescription drugs at the lowest price possible, lowering the cost of those medications for children and saving state dollars. The bill is a companion to legislation introduced in the Senate by U.S. Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ).
October 1, 2020 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) released the following statement regarding the passage of the updated Heroes Act in the House. In this comprehensive package are several measures Wild has championed, including provisions of the RESTAURANTS Act, of which Wild was an original cosponsor, and elements of Wild’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation to help expand access to child care services through the remainder of the COVID-19 emergency.
September 25, 2020 Press Release
U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) applauded House passage of her amendment yesterday to create a Clean Energy Economy Workforce Program. Her amendment, which passed as a key component of H.R.4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act, would establish an apprenticeship program to create new opportunities for workers at risk of being displaced.
September 24, 2020 Press Release
Senate companion legislation led by Sens. John Cornyn and Maggie Hassan passed the chamber last week
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (D-PA) joined with Reps. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Alcee Hastings (D-FL), and Ron Wright (R-TX) to introduce the Jenna Quinn Law, which would allow current grant funds to be used to train and educate students, teachers, caregivers, and other adults who work with children on how to prevent, recognize, and report child sexual abuse. The bill, named for child abuse survivor Jenna Quinn, is a companion to legislation introduced in the Senate by U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) which passed the chamber last week.
September 18, 2020 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) and U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) expressed their support for the Morning Call Guild as the paper’s physical office in Allentown closed today after 100 years of service to the Greater Lehigh Valley community.
September 16, 2020 Press Release
Today, the House passed H.R. 8162, U.S. Representative Susan Wild’s (PA-07) bipartisan bill, the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020, to help expand access to child care services through the remainder of the COVID-19 emergency. Introduced by Wild at the beginning of this month, her legislation is intended to aid parents’ return to the workforce and ensure children can continue their learning in an academically supportive environment.
September 11, 2020 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) announced that she will be accepting Military Academy Nomination applications from now until October 1, 2020 from upcoming and recent high school graduates residing in Pennsylvania’s Seventh District.
September 4, 2020 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) introduced the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020, a bipartisan bill to help expand access to child care services through the remainder of the COVID-19 emergency. Wild was joined by Reps. Dwight Evans (D-PA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Don Young (R-AK) on this legislation intended to aid parents’ return to the workforce and ensure children can continue their learning in an academically supportive environment.
September 2, 2020 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) announced that a grant totaling $494,827 over three years from the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime has been awarded to Valley Youth House to fund housing programs and support services for victims of human trafficking.

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