Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene issued the following statement on President Biden’s State of the Union address.
“Tonight, President Biden highlighted the historic progress that he and Congressional Democrats have made over the past two years - creating millions of good-paying jobs, lowering costs for working families, and starting to rebuild our nation’s infrastructure. He also…
Today, Representatives Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Tim Walberg (MI-07), Angie Craig (MN-02), Ron Estes (KS-04), Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), and Rick Allen (GA-12) introduced bipartisan legislation to expand access to employer-sponsored telehealth benefits.
The Telehealth Benefit Expansion for Workers Act would allow employers to offer workers stand-alone telehealth benefits, similar to dental and…
Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement on Republican legislation that would gut funding from the IRS designed to improve taxpayer services and increase enforcement.
“Only this extreme Republican majority would use its first bill of the 118th Congress to embolden tax cheats and cut services for working…
Today, the House passed the fiscal year 2023 funding legislation, which included over $19 million for 15 community projects across Washington’s 1st Congressional District that were championed by Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01). These range from road and trail improvements, expanded mental health facilities, and support for farmer’s markets and senior services.
DelBene submitted 15…
Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the following statement on House passage of bipartisan legislation to avert a national rail strike.
“I fully support the right of rail workers to negotiate for better pay, benefits, and working conditions. For too long, railroads have had the upper hand.
“A national railroad strike would be devastating to working families and our…
I raised two kids and know the first months of parenthood are tiring and stressful even in the best situations. I understand the difficult situation Washington parents are in as they try to find safe, affordable baby formula.
While the formula shortage has eased from its worse moments in May, we still have more work to…
Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) hosted a roundtable discussion on her efforts to address the ongoing nationwide baby formula shortage at the Volunteers of America Western Washington’s Food Distribution Center, which serves families across Snohomish County. DelBene met with facility staff, parents, and other organizations working with new parents to hear about the needs in the…
Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) announced that Washington state will receive over $1 billion in fiscal year 2023 to strengthen the state’s roads and bridges from investments in the historic bipartisan infrastructure law that she supported.
The resources are divided between:
$916 million for highway and road improvements
$130 million for bridge repairs
Today, New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released a statement following the Biden administration’s announcement of actions to increase affordable housing supply and lower housing costs for Americans. New Dems specifically called for a final fix to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit income averaging rule in our Action Plan to Fight Inflation.
“New Dems know access to…
Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) hosted a virtual press conference to highlight the historic energy savings for Washington families, small businesses, and municipalities included in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) that President Biden signed into law in August 2022.
The Inflation Reduction Act delivers an unprecedented federal investment in clean energy and climate action. It…