Washington Rep. Suzan DelBene has put $3 million dollars towards a new sewer line for the City of Snohomish.
DelBene presented the City of Snohomish with a $3 million dollar check for critical sewer system upgrades. DelBene got the money through the FY23 federal funding package and hopes that this money will go toward a new and more robust sewer line for Snohomish County.
More than 230 House members and 61 senators are urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to make changes to a rule the agency proposed in December to require health insurance companies to modernize the way they process requests from providers to authorize treatments.
Led by Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.), the bipartisan group of…
Kirkland’s Lake Washington High School hosted Rep. Suzan DelBene and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona last week for a campus tour.
Accompanied by the U.S. Secret Service, Cardona and DelBene walked the campus with LWHS principal Christine Bell. Much of the visit focused on the school's courses promoting career and technical education like robotics and engineering, a LWSD press…
KOMO News caught with Rep. Suzan DelBene for the Connect to Congress series. DelBene represents Washington's 1st congressional district, which covers parts of King and Snohomish counties.
The congresswoman spoke about new legislation she is co-sponsoring that would expand and improve the child tax credit.
"We just introduced the American Family Act which is the expanded child tax…
For Melissa Lester, a mother of two from Columbus, Ohio, the rising cost of childcare is a nearly insurmountable obstacle. Lester, a social worker and member of the advocacy group MomsRising, told the Senate Finance Committee in a hearing on Wednesday that her family paid more on childcare than on their mortgage, with the annual cost amounting to more than one year of tuition at…
Legislators in the House of Representatives pushed a bill forward that seeks to restore a COVID-19-era tax break for American families.
U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., and Ritchie Torres, D-N.Y. recently introduced the American Family Act of 2023, which, if passed, would restore the expanded, monthly Child Tax Credit (CTC) to parents and kids across…
A group of U.S. Representatives has introduced the American Family Act, legislation that would make the previously expanded and improved monthly child tax credit permanent.
During Covid-19, the American Rescue Plan Act provided relief for American families through a series of payments and credits. One of those was a “super-charged” version of the child tax…
The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill to raise the nation’s borrowing limit and end the threat of economic disaster – which the House’s Republican majority used to extract concessions from Democrats to limit federal spending – despite Northwest lawmakers from both parties opposing the compromise.
The legislation, which passed by a vote of 314-117, raises the…
A bill to raise the debt ceiling and avoid the first-ever United States default passed the House on Wednesday.
The deal would suspend the debt limit until 2025, cap some federal spending, take back some money from the IRS, tighten eligibility for food stamp programs, and loosen some environmental rules.
It now heads to the Senate where leaders hope to move quickly despite a group of…
House Republicans are preparing a package of tax cuts they could take up soon after Congress gets finished with its debt ceiling crisis.
Taking up the tax legislation would represent a reversal of Republicans’ recent focus on reducing the federal budget deficit since more tax cuts would further deplete government revenue.
“Obviously, we got to get through the…