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Congresswoman Suzan DelBene

Representing the 1st District of Washington

Press Releases

May 24, 2017 Press Release
The CBO score revealed the House-passed bill causes 23 million people to lose healthcare and guts protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scored Republican’s healthcare repeal bill:

May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today in a House Budget Committee hearing highlighted the damaging effects of President Trump’s budget.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today released the following statement after President Trump outlined his budget priorities:

May 19, 2017 Press Release
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.

May 18, 2017 Press Release
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.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

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.

May 17, 2017 Press Release
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.

May 12, 2017 Press Release

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.

May 9, 2017 Press Release

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:

May 8, 2017 Press Release

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.

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