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DelBene Secures $19.4M for Community Projects in FY23 Federal Funding Package

Resources will go to 15 projects across Washington’s 1st Congressional District

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 projects to the House Appropriations Committee for consideration in May. The legislation that now goes to President Biden for his signature contains all 15 projects she championed, which will serve communities across the 1st Congressional District

  • $8.1M for projects in King County
  • $7.9M for projects in Snohomish County
  • $3.2M for projects in Whatcom County

“In this fiscal year’s federal funding legislation, we continued Community Project Funding that opens more opportunities for our state, local, Tribal, and non-profit partners to make improvements in their community,” said DelBene. “The $19.4 million in dedicated federal investments that I secured in this legislation will help address critical needs in our region.”

These projects include:

The federal funding legislation also includes more than $38 billion in economic development assistance for communities impacted by recent natural disasters, and nearly $45 billion in military, economic, and humanitarian support for Ukraine.

A summary of the FY23 funding package can be found here.