REDMOND – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today held her first Veterans Advisory Board meeting to hear from local veterans about ways the federal government can better serve them.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representatives Rick Larsen (WA-02), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Jim McDermott (WA-07), Dave Reichert (WA-08), Adam Smith (WA-09), and Denny Heck (WA-10) today announced that Washington is being awarded a $2.7 million U.S. Department of Labor ApprenticeshipUSA State Expansion Grant to boost apprenticeships in the state.
BOTHELL – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today discussed the opportunities and challenges that exist within healthcare innovations such as the use of internet-connected devices — also known as the Internet of Things (IoT).
BOTHELL – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today discussed ways to open up new markets and create jobs for rural communities through research and incentives for tall wood building construction.
WOODINVILLE – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today visited local science classes to mark Ada Lovelace Day, which celebrates the contribution women have made to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
DelBene spoke with two 6th grade classes at Hollywood Hill Elementary about the importance of science and technology. One of the classes was working on robotics, while the other was working with technology to detect viruses and germs.
WOODINVILLE – On Manufacturing Day, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) visited local manufacturer, Sportworks, which has been designing and making bicycle products for more than two decades.
DelBene urged the President to veto legislation with anti-wildlife policy riders.
BOTHELL – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today joined more than 90 colleagues in sending President Obama a letter expressing concerns over anti-wildlife provisions included in various legislation likely to reach his desk.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded a Mount Vernon business center a grant to help create jobs in rural areas.
MOUNT VERNON – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today praised the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement to award the Northwest Agriculture Business Center a $200,000 Rural Cooperative Development Grant.
There will be roughly 10 million jobs in the STEM fields by 2022 – half of which will be in computer technology.
BOTHELL – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) held a hackathon this weekend for local high school students as part of the Congressional App Competition, a program to encourage innovation and computer science education.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today issued the following statement after Congress passed a short-term continuing resolution to fund the federal government through Dec. 9:
“Today, Congress passed another temporary funding bill. And while I’m thankful we avoided another costly and unnecessary government shutdown, Congress has yet again kicked the can down the road, setting up another potential crisis come December.