Budget and Fiscal Responsibility

Congress Temporarily Averts Another Republican Shutdown

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Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed another temporary funding bill to avert a federal government shutdown. “Nearly a third of the way into this fiscal year, Congress has been forced to pass a third temporary funding bill to avoid the federal government shutting down because of House Republicans’ inability…

DelBene Announces $1.1B in Road, Bridge, and EV Charging Funding for WA

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Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) announced nearly $1.1 billion in bipartisan infrastructure law funding for Washington state. These investments will be used for road and bridge repairs and replacements around the state and to build out a nationwide electric vehicle charging network. The resources Washington will receive from the U.S. Department of Transportation for FY 2024…

DelBene: Government Not Shutdown Today Because Democrats Held Fast Against GOP Extremism

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Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) joined MSNBC’s The Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart to discuss how Congress successfully avoided a Republican-led government shutdown. The video can be found here and the transcript is below.   Capehart: Congresswoman, welcome back to The Sunday Show. Just, before we talk about why you’re really here, your reaction to…

DelBene: ’MAGA Shutdown Threatens Families, Economy

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Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) joined House Democratic Caucus Chair Pete Aguilar (CA-33) and Vice Chair Ted Lieu (CA-36) to highlight House Democrats’ accomplishments in strengthening the economy and middle-class, lowering costs, increasing wages for workers, and achieving record-low unemployment rates. Meanwhile, Republicans are willing to risk a government shutdown to…

DelBene Delivers $2.5M for Woodinville Eastrail Crossing, SR 202 Widening

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Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) delivered a $2.5M ceremonial check to the City of Woodinville for its Eastrail crossing and SR 202 widening project. DelBene secured the funds in the FY23 federal funding law. The crossing will further build out the Eastrail network, link to over 175 miles of existing regional trails, and connect to the coming Sound Transit Light Rail stations…

Everett Herald: At the Evergreen State Fair, try the deep-fried Oreos

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Families stood in line for roller coasters, nibbled at nachos and watched 4-H Club animal showings as the Evergreen State Fair opened Thursday. The fair will run through Sept. 4, but will be closed Wednesday. Attractions include a monster truck rally Friday, a Neon Trees concert Tuesday and an international lumberjack show Thursday. Liam Sorensen, 10, enjoyed the Tilt-a-Whirl because…

DelBene Delivers $750K for Snohomish County’s Food and Farming Center

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Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) presented Snohomish County with a $750K check for its Food and Farming Center, which will serve as a crucial resource hub for fruit and vegetable farmers across Snohomish, Whatcom, Skagit, and King counties. DelBene secured the investment in the Fiscal Year 2023 government funding law.   The Snohomish County Food and Farming Center will…

Everett Herald: $250K in federal money to boost transit in east Snohomish County

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 Char McCain had the chance to visit family in Index this summer, a trip the 86-year-old bus rider from Snohomish doesn’t always get to make. There are few transit options between the two towns, though a $250,000 federal grant to Homage aims to help solve the problem for elderly, disabled and low-income people. Door-to-door transit throughout the eastern reaches of the county is…

DelBene Delivers Over $250K for Rural Snohomish Seniors Transportation Program

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Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) delivered over $250K to Homage, one of the largest senior services organizations in Snohomish County, to improve transportation services for seniors. The funds will allow Homage to purchase a new bus and expand its existing transportation assistance program into more rural areas of the county along US-2 (Snohomish to Index) and WA-522 (Monroe to…