June 21, 2019 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) announced House passage increased federal funding for education programs which directly benefit underserved schools across Pennsylvania’s Seventh district.
June 21, 2019 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) announced House passage over $3 billion in funding for projects that will help businesses and manufacturers develop their workforce and increase skilled workers in Pennsylvania’s Seventh district. The funding also includes funding for the (OSHA) to improve workplace safety standards.
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) announced House passage of an additional $300 million she requested for the Social Security Administration to address long wait times and backlog of disability hearings.
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) announced House passage of federal funding that she requested for multiple programs at the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Defense, and National Institute of Health (NIH) that will go toward research programs at Lehigh University and Pennsylvania State University.
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) led a letter, along with Reps. Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05), and Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) sounding the alarm over reports that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is using facial recognition technology to scan American citizens - raising concerns over privacy and potential misuse of the American people’s biometric data.
June 12, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) introduced a bill with Reps. Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), Madeleine Dean (PA-04), and Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) to require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide legal assistance to women veterans to help address some of their unique, unmet needs. The bill would require the VA to establish a partnership with an experienced organization that would help women veterans access services such as child care and dental care and assist with legal issues such as child support and eviction and foreclosure.
June 11, 2019 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) voted to advance H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, through the House Education and Labor Committee. H.R. 397 is bipartisan solution to address the multiemployer pension crisis which is putting the retirement security of millions of Americans at risk, threatening workers, businesses, and our economy.
June 5, 2019 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) joined her Freshmen Democratic colleagues in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urging him to bring, H.R. 1/S.949, the For the People Act, to the Senate floor for debate and for a vote. The letter was signed by almost every Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representative’s freshman class. The For the People Act is transformative legislation that strengthens American democracy and empowers citizens by making it easier to vote, reducing the influence of big money bill was passed by the House and sent to the Senate in March.
June 4, 2019 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) voted to pass H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, landmark legislation that provides permanent protections to our nation’s Dreamers, as well as to Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) holders, allowing them to contribute fully to Pennsylvania communities and our country while providing a pathway to citizenship.
May 20, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan Amendment, Led by Rep. Wild and Rep. Thompson, Passed House as Part of the CAPTA Reauthorization
Today, U.S. Representatives Susan Wild (PA-07) applauded the House passage of key pieces of the SPEAK Up Act – Wild’s bill to improve the reporting process of child abuse and neglect to ensure the proper authorities are alerted as early as possible about children experiencing dangerous situations.