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Congresswoman Suzan DelBene

Representing the 1st District of Washington

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Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

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.

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today announced the formation of a Veterans Advisory Board made up of local veterans who will advise her on ways the federal government can better serve veterans.

Sep 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today delivered remarks on the House floor to honor the victims of last week’s shooting at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Wash., that left five people dead:

“Mr. Speaker, I rise today with a very heavy heart. On Friday night, there was a tragic shooting at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, where five people died.

Sep 24, 2016 Press Release

BOTHELL – Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) issued the following statement after a shooting at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Wash., that killed five people:

“I’m heartbroken and deeply saddened by the news of last night’s shooting in Burlington. As our community comes together during this difficult time, our region grieves for the victims, their families and all those affected by this tragedy.

“We must do everything we can to support law enforcement as they work to bring the shooter to justice.”

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Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene joined Congresswoman Barbara Lee in introducing the Computer Science for All Act to ensure that all students have access to the critical computer science skills that are necessary for success in the 21st century economy. The bill would authorize $250 million in new grants to advance computer science education for pre-K to 12th graders.

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today chided Select Panel Republicans for escalating their abusive investigation that’s sole aim is to intimidate women, doctors and medical researchers.

Sep 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today joined more than 35 colleagues in sending a letter urging Speaker Paul Ryan (WI-01) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) to provide critical funding to fight the opioid crisis in any continuing resolution (CR).

Sep 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today highlighted the importance of targeted education for those on nutrition assistance during a House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition hearing examining the success of employment and job-training programs.

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today stood up for low-income students and their access to federal financial aid, such as Pell Grants and student loans. DelBene offered an amendment to H.R. 3438 to ensure the bill doesn’t disrupt the administration of student financial aid programs, but Republicans blocked it in a House Judiciary Committee markup.

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) is reminding Washington’s First District high school students that her office is now accepting submissions for the Third Annual Congressional App Challenge. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 2, 2016.

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