Latest News

April 28, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) announced the Community Funded Projects she is submitting to the House Committee on Appropriations for their consideration this funding cycle.  

April 26, 2021 Press Release

On May 15, 2021, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) will host an information session about military academy nominations. The event is open to all students in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District who are interested in applying to a United States Military Academy.

April 22, 2021 Press Release
Today, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) released the follow statement honoring Lehigh University for their recognition as a Postsecondary Sustainability Awardee:
April 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – This week, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) co-sponsored the Endless Frontier Act, bipartisan legislation to advance and solidify the United States' leadership in scientific and technological innovation through increased investments in the discovery, creation, and manufacturing of technology critical to U.S.

April 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) co-sponsored bipartisan legislation to guarantee that all state and city fire fighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel can exercise their labor rights. The bill is led by Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01).


April 15, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) voted to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, bipartisan legislation that she cosponsored and argued for as a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor.


April 15, 2021 Press Release

Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) announced today that many Pennsylvanians who receive Veterans’ benefits could expect Economic Impact Payments of up to $1,400 hit their bank accounts beginning this week. Many Pennsylvanians have already received Economic Impact Payments as part of the American Rescue Plan that Rep. Wild helped pass.

April 13, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) announced three grants totaling more than $3.5 million for the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority as part of previously appropriated COVID relief funds. The grants will help Lehigh Valley International Airport and Allentown Queen City Municipal Airport with operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitation, and other essential services.

April 9, 2021 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) and U.S. Representative Nikema Williams (GA-05) introduced the Stay in Line to Vote Act, legislation that would explicitly allow food and drink to be provided to voters while they wait in line at polling places. Last month, legislators in Georgia passed a restrictive voting law that placed new obstacles between voters and their right to vote, including a provision that makes it a crime to provide food or drink - even water - to people waiting in line to vote. The Stay in Line to Vote Act would provide a basic level of support to voters as they wait to cast their ballot, especially in areas where long lines can deter voting.
April 9, 2021 Press Release
U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) crisscrossed her district this week with events touting the American Rescue Plan and the funding already helping families in her district build back better and beat the pandemic.


In The News

June 28, 2019 In The News
Rep. Susan Wild said it was "a huge struggle" for her to reveal that her partner's recent death was a suicide.
June 27, 2019 In The News
On Wednesday night, Pennsylvania Congresswoman Susan Wild gave a brief but impassioned speech in the House chamber. After revealing that her partner’s death, exactly one month earlier, had been a suicide, Wild called for legislators to address the “national emergency” of people coping with mental health issues. Read the full text of her speech.
June 27, 2019 In The News
Almost half of House Democratic freshmen have come out against the new North American trade pact in its current form, demanding that the Trump administration make the deal more worker-friendly before sending it to Congress for a vote. In a letter to President Donald Trump’s trade chief, 27 Democrats said the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement must be renegotiated to include stronger enforcement mechanisms and labor and environmental standards, as well as cut out a provision tied to pharmaceuticals.
June 26, 2019 In The News
It had been one month since Rep. Susan Wild’s “life partner,” attorney Kerry Acker had died, she told the House chamber on Wednesday night, as legislative business came to a close.
June 18, 2019 In The News

Climate scientists are increasingly connecting the dots between extreme weather events and the changing climate. Hurricanes are stronger, wildfires burn longer, heat waves are hotter and flooding is more extreme.

June 14, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Susan Wild’s colleagues knew she was a former litigator, but most hadn’t seen her perform under pressure until one March afternoon.

June 13, 2019 In The News
Lawmakers continued making their arguments for and against a Department of Labor proposal to expand overtime pay protections at a Congressional hearing June 12.
June 10, 2019 In The News

Former U.S. Rep. Tom Marino left his job in Congress in January, weeks after being sworn in for the two-year term, citing health reasons and a pending job in the private sector.

June 10, 2019 In The News

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill were expected to vote this week on a spending proposal that would give legislators their first pay increase since 2009.

June 4, 2019 In The News
Tired of reading bad news? It takes some searching, but there is good news these days. We’re taking important steps in addressing the pressing need of acting on climate change.