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DelBene Tours Affordable Housing in Marysville, Calls on Congress to Expand Tax Incentives

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Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) toured the Westend Apartments, an affordable housing development financed by the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit). She also hosted a roundtable with the Housing Authority of Snohomish County, affordable housing advocates, and apartment residents on the urgent need for the Senate to pass the bipartisan tax package. The measure…

Kidney Caucus Co-Chairs Statement on National Donor Day

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Today, Congressional Kidney Caucus Co-Chairs Suzan DelBene (WA-01) and Larry Bucshon, MD (IN-08) released the following statement on National Donor Day. “Today we honor all those who have selflessly donated organs and tissue to save the lives of their families, friends, and fellow Americans. As Co-Chairs of the Congressional Kidney Caucus, we give special recognition to living donors…

DelBene, Davis, Sánchez Introduce Bill to Reduce the Cost of Child Care for Working Families

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Today, Representatives Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Danny Davis (IL-07), and Linda Sánchez (CA-38) introduced legislation to permanently expand child care tax credits that help working families cover child care costs to up to $4,000 for one child or $8,000 for two or more children. In 2021, DelBene, Davis, and Sánchez secured the temporary expansion of the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit…

DelBene Pushes Congress to Extend Landslide Protections

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Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) spoke before the House Committee on Natural Resources on legislation she recently introduced to extend critical landslide prevention programs that are helping save lives, protecting communities and property, and improving natural disaster emergency preparedness. The video can be found here…

DelBene Statement on House Passage of Tax Package

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Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan tax package that included many provisions DelBene has championed. “This package remains flawed in many ways, and I’ve been disappointed by the lack of Republican willingness to make improvements that will better support families most in need. “However,…

DelBene Introduces Bill to Provide Every Child in America with Economic Opportunity

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Today, Representatives Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Don Beyer (VA-08), and Joyce Beatty (OH-03) joined Senators Bob Casey (PA), Ron Wyden (OR), and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) to introduce legislation that would create universal children’s savings accounts (CSAs) that will help children nationwide start saving and building assets throughout their lifetime. In a historic first, millions…

DelBene, Schiff, Huffman, Wyden Introduce Legislation to End Future Capture and Breeding of Whales for Public Display

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Today, Representatives Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Adam Schiff (CA-28), and Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Senator Ron Wyden (OR) introduced the Strengthening Welfare in Marine Settings (SWIMS) Act, legislation that would end the future capture and breeding of whales for public display. Studies have shown that certain cetaceans, such as orcas, beluga whales, pilot whales, and false killer whales,…

DelBene Hosts Reproductive Freedom Roundtable Around 51st Roe Anniversary

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Today, in observance of the 51st anniversary of Roe v Wade, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) hosted a roundtable discussion with patients, health care providers, and advocates on the ongoing attacks against reproductive freedom and care across the country. Currently, 27 million women of reproductive age in America live in states with abortion bans. DelBene also highlighted her recent…

DelBene Statement on Ways & Means Tax Package Markup

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Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the following statement after the Ways & Means tax package markup. “This is an imperfect bill in many ways but that is the reality of divided government. It nevertheless includes several provisions that I have long advocated for that would help support workers and families and grow our economy. That is why I voted to advance the…

DelBene Leads Bipartisan Effort to Protect American Workers and Businesses from New Tariffs at WTO Conference

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Today, Representatives Suzan DelBene (WA-01) and Darin LaHood (IL-18), along with Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Adrian Smith (NE-03) and Ranking Member Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), led a bipartisan coalition of 32 members of Congress in calling on U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to push for the renewal of a longstanding agreement that prevents new tariffs and other…