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9-11 Patriot Day Ceremony
On 9-11, Rep. Davis participated in the Hills. Co. Veterans Council's Patriot Day Ceremony.  He is joined by ceremony chair Mary Ellen Harlan and Leroy Carolina of the Buffalo Soldiers.
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Florida KidCare Event
At a FL KidCare enrollment event, Rep. Davis talks about the importance of KidCare in providing health care to uninsured children. 
West Shore Elementary Graduation
Rep. Davis talks to West Shore Elementary graduates about the importance of staying in school.
Medicare Rx Town Hall Meeting
At his Medicare Rx town hall meeting, Rep. Davis talks with seniors about the new Medicare Rx Drug Benefit Read more about this article.
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Rep. Davis participates in the grand opening of the Midtown Post Office. 
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Rep. Davis Calls for Repeal of Medicare Premium Increases

Starting Jan. 1, some seniors' premiums will double. Read more about this article.

 

Davis Opposes Electronic Surveillance Bill

Rep. Davis voted against the Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act, which would allow the President to continue monitoring, without warrants, the international phone calls and emails of hundreds of Americans. Read more about this article.

 

Davis Asks Chevron to Renegotiate Oil Leases for Taxpayers' Sake

In a letter to Chevron's Chairman and CEO, Rep. Davis and his colleagues asked Chevron to treat the American taxpayers fairly. Read more about this article. 

 

Rep. Davis Calls for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Rep. Davis calls on the House Leadership to get serious about addressing our nation’s immigration problem. Read more about this article.

 

Rep. Davis Opposes Voter Disenfranchisement Bill

Rep. Davis voted against H.R. 4844, the Voter ID Act of 2006, legislation that would effectively disenfranchise countless American citizens. Read more about this article.

7/06 Rep. Davis Supports Voting Rights Reauthorization

 

Rep. Davis' Statement on 9-11 Anniversary

"Americans remain unified in our resolve and our commitment to moving forward as a nation - and that is something no terrorist can ever take away from us." Read more about this article.

 

Come to Academy Day 2006 on Oct. 28th

Students and their families can learn more about how to apply to the military service academies.  

Click here for the required RSVP form.

 

Reps. Davis, Keller and Feeney Celebrate Inmate Tax Fraud Prosecution

Members called for a federal investigation of nationwide prison tax fraud problem.  Read more about this article.

6/05 Rep. Davis Testifies on Prisoner Tax Scams

4/05 Rep. Davis Calls for Investigation into Prison Tax Fraud

 

Rep. Davis Supports Adam Walsh Child Protection Bill

"The comprehensive child protection legislation signed today will make America safer for all of our children." Read more about this article.

 

Read Rep. Davis' Statement on Iraqi PM's Address Read more about this article.

 

Read Rep. Davis' Comments on Stem Cell Legislation

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Read Rep. Davis' Statement on Middle East Violence Read more about this article.

 

Davis to Offer Alternative to Pombo Drilling Deal

Congressman Davis announced that he will offer the Permanent Protection for Florida Act as an alternative to the Deep Ocean Energy Resources Act. Read more about this article.

6/06 Committee passes bill allowing drilling 50 miles from shore

6/06 Davis Blasts Drilling Deal

 

Davis Calls for Katrina Insurance Claim Investigation

Rep. Davis supported an amendment initiating an investigation into whether insurance companies have been shirking their duties when assessing damage claims from Hurricane Katrina. Read more about this article.

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House Passes Davis Bill Honoring Morris W. Milton

Bill would name St. Pete post office after local civil rights leader Read more about this article.

 

Read Rep. Davis' Statement on the Iraq Resolution Read more about this article.

 

House Passes Funds for Troops, Katrina Victims

Rep. Davis calls measure "long overdue." Read more about this article.

 

FL Democrats Call for Sunshine in Coastal Drilling Negotiations

Letter calls on Delegation to "work together and remain united." Read more about this article.

5/06 Drilling Measure Defeated - House passes Putnam/Capps/Davis/Foley amendment to protect coasts.

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5/06 Read Rep. Davis' article on the threat to our shores.

4/06 Read Rep. Davis Article on Drilling in the Eastern Gulf 

 

House Approves Homeland Security Funds

Rep. Davis calls the vote “an important step toward renewing the federal commitment to securing America’s communities.” Read more about this article.

 

Rep. Davis Votes Against Bankrupt Budget

Rather than offering a plan to bring the federal budget back into balance, this budget resolution will add another $2.3 trillion to the federal debt over the next five years Read more about this article.

2/06 Davis Opposes Budget Bill Read more about this article.

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Medicare Rx Enrollment Deadline: May 15

5/06 Rep. Davis calls on Pres. to support deadline extension

4/06 Read Rep. Davis' article on the penalty for late enrollment

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3/06 Davis Speaks Up for Seniors

2/06 Davis calls for deadline extension for Medicare Part D reimbursements.

1/06 Read Rep. Davis' article about the new Medicare Rx Drug Benefit

 

Read Rep. Davis' Letter to MMS Director re. Public Comments on Drilling Proposal Read more about this article.

Rep. Davis Gives Interior Dept. Floridians’ Testimony on Drilling
4/06 Floridians Voice their Concerns about Offshore Drilling

3/06 FL Delegation Unites Against Drilling Plan

2/06 Rep. Davis Introduces Permanent Protection for Florida Act

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2/06 Davis Speaks Out Against New Attacks on FL Waters

2/06 Davis Supports Senate Anti-Drilling Bill

1/06 Davis Blasts Gulf Boundary Change

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Rep. Davis Calls for Investigations into New Identity Theft Threat

Davis called for investigations into companies such as Convergys which have allowed Americans' personal information to be outsourced to other countries.

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Read Rep. Davis' Statement on the State of the Union Address  Read more about this article.

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Read Rep. Davis' Statement on Wet-foot/Dry-foot Cuba Policy Read more about this article.

 

House Passes Davis Resolution on Saudi Education Reform

The House of Representatives passed Rep. Davis' H.Con.Res. 275, which calls on Saudi Arabia to reform its education system, abolishing curriculum that promotes religious extremism and intolerance. Read more about this article. 

11/05 Rep. Davis Calls for Saudi Education Reform

 

Floridians Win Drilling Fight

Rep. Jim Davis and a bipartisan group of members from Florida and other coastal states scored another victory in the long-running battle to protect our shores from the looming dangers of offshore oil and gas rigs. Read more about this article.

11/05 Rep. Davis Reaches out to Sen. Martinez in Drilling Fight

11/05 Rep. Davis Condemns Budget Bill which Calls for Drilling

9/05 Reps. Davis and Mack Lead Fight to Protect FL Coasts

9/05 Davis Urges Interior Sec. Norton to Keep Moratorium on Gulf Exploration

 

Rep. Davis Calls for Review of Medicaid Waiver

Rep. Jim Davis called on U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt to keep a close eye on Florida’s risky overhaul of the Medicaid program, while expressing concerns about how the Department approved the federal waiver permitting these reforms. Read more about this article.

1/05 Davis Urges Gov. Bush to Hold Public Debate on Medicaid

 

Rep. Davis Fights to Protect FL Children

Rep. Davis proposes two amendments in the Energy and Commerce Committee to ensure Republicans don't leave FL's kids without vital Medicaid Rx drug coverage. Read more about this article.

 

Davis Hears Testimony on Hurricane Katrina Response and Rising Gas Prices

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Davis Fights to Protect Florida's Shores

As a conference committee finalizes the energy bill, Rep. Davis tells the committee to block any language that threatens the moratoria protecting the Eastern Gulf of Mexico from oil and gas drilling. Read more about this article.

6/05 FL Delegation Opposes Drilling Proposals

5/05 Floridians Defeat Drilling Amendments

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4/05 Energy Policy Act Threatens FL's Coasts

4/05 Rep. Davis Fights to Protect FL's Shores

11/03 FL's Shores Spared from Dangerous "Inventory"

4/03 House Passes Davis Amendment to Protect FL's Coasts

 

Rep. Davis Offers Amendment to Restore Family Travel To Cuba

The House of Representatives narrowly rejected Rep. Davis’ amendment to overturn the Administration's restrictions on family travel to Cuba, but the 208 – 211 vote demonstrated significant bipartisan opposition to the Administration’s anti-family values policies.Read more about this article.

5/05 Davis Fights for Cuban-American Families

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7/04 House Votes to Overturn Cuba Humanitarian Restrictions

9/03 Davis Amendment to Preserve People-to-People Exchanges with Cuba Passes

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2/03 Rep. Davis Travels to Cuba

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Rep. Davis Introduces Up-Skilling Bill

H.R. 2801, the Up-Skilling Tax Credit Act of 2005, will attract better jobs to Florida and help jumpstart our economy by helping provide Florida’s workers with the job training they need to meet the challenges of the new economy. Read more about this article.

 

Davis Cosponsors Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act supports parents and safeguards our children by closing the loopholes in sex offender laws, setting minimum standards for registration and notification and fully coordinating local, state and federal law enforcement efforts. Read more about this article.

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Committee Passes Davis Bill to Promote Alternative Water Sources

As the summertime heat sets in, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has taken an important step toward addressing nationwide water shortages by passing Congressman Jim Davis’ bill to promote alternative water source projects. Read more about this article.

 

Davis and Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Clean Air Bill

Rep. Davis joined Reps. Bass, Cooper and Bradley in introducing legislation that will reduce harmful emissions from our nation’s power plants while preserving the affordable electricity American families count on. Read more about this article.

 

Rep. Davis Introduces Bill to Protect Online Rx Consumers

Rep. Davis joined Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) in introducing legislation that will protect online consumers from unsafe prescription drugs purchased from Internet pharmacies. Read more about this article.

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Rep. Davis Encouraged by Gov.'s Effort to Address Ed. Accountability Problems

Rep. Davis sent a letter to Governor Jeb Bush applauding him for finally taking steps to try and address Florida’s education accountability problems. Davis urged the Governor to ensure that schools continue to help disadvantaged students meet high standards.Read more about this article.

5/04 Rep. Davis Asks Gov. Bush to Fix FL's Education Policies

6/04 Davis Again Urges Gov. to Fix FL's Failed Accountability System

6/04 Read Rep. Davis' opinion article on education policy

 

Read Rep. Davis' Article on Social Security

As Congress and the President consider the challenges facing Social Security and how to preserve the long term viability of the program, they should follow the advice of their own doctors who abide by the oath “Above all, do no harm.” Read more about this article.

2/05 Davis Asks Pres. for Honest Debate on Social Security

2//05 Read Rep. Davis' letter to Pres. Bush on Social Security  

 

FL Reps. Call on Congress to End Disabled Veterans Tax

Florida’s Democratic Representatives in Congress released a report showing that each year the “Disabled Veterans Tax” strips nearly 57,300 Florida veterans of approximately $300 million in entitled benefits ($5,230 per veteran). Read more about this article.

 

Rep. Davis Travels to Iraq

After traveling to Iraq to examine reconstruction efforts and talk with U.S. troops in the field, Rep. Davis urged the Administration to intensify efforts to include the international community in rebuilding Iraq. Read more about this article.

Read Rep. Davis' article about his trip

Davis will vote for funding for US troops, but calls on Pres. to reach out to allies

See photos from Rep. Davis' trip to Iraq.

 

111 House Members Call on Pres. Bush to Combat Terrorist Financing Read more about this article.

 

U.S. Must Strengthen Alliances in the Middle East

Read Rep. Davis' article about his trip to the Middle East Read more about this article.

 

To Fight Terror, Fix Saudi Schools

Read Rep. Davis' op-ed on the need for education reform in Saudi Arabia

7/02 Davis introduces resolution calling for Saudi Education Reform

1/02 - Rep. Davis travels to the Middle East

Read the op-ed Rep. Davis wrote about his trip