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Congresswoman Suzan DelBene

Representing the 1st District of Washington

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Dec 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House today passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2017, which included Congresswoman Suzan DelBene’s (WA-01) National Guard Family Protection Act (H.R. 4554) to ensure National Guard members retain health coverage when responding to state emergencies, such as landslides or earthquakes. The bill also included a DelBene measure easing the burden of relocation on our nation’s military families. The NDAA now heads to the Senate before reaching the President’s desk.

Dec 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today chided House Republicans for wasting even more taxpayer dollars on the harassment and intimidation of women’s healthcare providers and medical researchers.

Nov 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today issued the following statement after supporting passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, which now heads to the Senate before reaching the President’s desk:

Nov 26, 2016 Press Release
The Congresswoman shopped at small businesses in Mill Creek to support the First District’s local economy.

MILL CREEK – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today marked Small Business Saturday by holiday shopping at locally-owned small businesses in Washington’s First District.

“Growing up, my parents owned a toy store, so I know how important holiday shopping can be for a small retailer. Small Business Saturday is a great opportunity to show our support for local shops.” DelBene said. “By focusing on efforts that help our small businesses and local industries succeed, we’ll be able to create and grow more good-paying jobs for years to come right here in Washington.”

Nov 22, 2016 Press Release

REDMOND – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today condemned the vandalism of a Redmond mosque.

“This hateful act of vandalism doesn’t reflect the inclusive values of the First District and our country.” DelBene said. “I’m deeply saddened that members of our community are experiencing fear and intimidation at their place of worship. We must reject these actions in no uncertain terms, and stand united against hate.”

Nov 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) introduced the No Religious Registry Act (H.R. 6382) to ensure individuals of all faiths are protected from the establishment of a national religious registry.

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today blasted House Republicans for wasting even more taxpayer dollars on the harassment and intimidation of women’s healthcare providers and medical researchers.

Nov 10, 2016 Press Release
More than 160 House members signed the bipartisan letter urging congressional leaders to prioritize biomedical research by increasing funding for NIH.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) led more than 160 House members in urging the House Appropriations Committee to fund the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at no less than $34 billion in any forthcoming appropriations legislation. The bipartisan letter was co-led by Reps. David McKinley (WV-01), Chris Van Hollen (MD-08) and Peter King (NY-02).

Nov 2, 2016 Press Release

MONROE – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today visited a local elementary school classroom, as part of the Choose My Plate program to teach students about the variety of healthy foods grown nearby.

DelBene spoke with two fourth grade classrooms about the importance of eating local, healthy foods.

Oct 28, 2016 Press Release

BOTHELL – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today hosted the third annual First Congressional District career fair at University of Washington Bothell.

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