WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today released the following statement after President Trump outlined his budget priorities:
Washington’s First District is home to more than 4,000 farms growing dozens of specialty crops including, red raspberries, lettuces, peppers, potatoes, carrots, onions blueberries and corn.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today introduced a bipartisan resolution supporting specialty crops, highlighting the vital role they play in America’s agricultural industry and calling for increased support of specialty crop programs.
At the House Ways and Means Committee’s first hearing of the year on tax reform, DelBene advocated for a bipartisan approach that supports job growth and the middle class.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today advocated for a bipartisan approach to comprehensive tax reform and urged her colleagues across the aisle to focus on fairness and financial security for working families and small businesses.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Judy Chu (CA-27), Diana DeGette (CO-01), Louise Slaughter (NY-25), Barbara Lee (CA-13) and Jackie Speier (CA-14) sent a letter to Ivanka Trump inviting her to a meeting on women’s health issues, including access to affordable contraception.
The legislation makes college more affordable by allowing students and families to refinance their student loans and take advantage of lower interest rates.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today helped introduce the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act to allow students and families with undergraduate student debt to refinance their loans to the current interest rate of 3.76 percent.
SEATTLE – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today heard from participants and beneficiaries of AmeriCorps – a vital program serving communities across our nation that President Trump has proposed eliminating in his budget.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today issued the following statement after President Trump fired the Director of the FBI, who was actively investigating the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia:
BOTHELL – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) announced that four U.S. military academies accepted the nominations of nine First District high school students and graduates.
Every year, DelBene has the privilege of nominating a limited number of students to the U.S. Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, West Point Military Academy and Merchant Marine Academy. The honor of attending a military service academy comes with a commitment to service for a minimum of five years upon graduation.
House Republicans passed dangerous legislation that would cause 24 million people to lose healthcare and strip protections for the 133 million Americans with pre-existing conditions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) strongly opposed the Republicans’ attempt to gut the American healthcare system. Their bill, which passed on a partisan 217-213 vote, would cause 24 million people to lose their healthcare if it becomes law. At the last minute, Republicans also added an amendment to eliminate protections for millions of Americans with pre-existing medical conditions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today issued the following statement after supporting the omnibus appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2017, which passed the House of Representatives on a 309-118 vote: