OCEAN CHAMPIONS ENDORSES CONGRESSWOMAN DELBENE

From Ocean Champions:

Ocean Champions, which works to build political power for the oceans by helping to elect pro-ocean candidates to the U.S. Congress, proudly announces their continued endorsement of six more candidates from Arizona, Oregon, and Washington: Raul Grijalva (D-AZ-3), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-1), Peter DeFazio (D-OR-4), Suzan DelBene (D-WA-1), Denny Heck (D-WA-10), and Derek Kilmer (D-WA-6).

“I’m honored to receive the endorsement of Ocean Champions and will continue working with them to preserve and protect our oceans,” Congresswoman Suzan DelBene said. “Taking care of our natural resources and protecting the animals that live here are all critical to maintaining the beautiful environment we cherish in the Pacific Northwest.”

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CONGRESSWOMAN DELBENE WINS AUGUST PRIMARY

From the Everett Herald:

Incumbent Democratic U.S. Reps. Rick Larsen and Suzan DelBene cruised to victory in Tuesday’s primary.

DelBene, who is seeking a third term, has campaigned on her record since arriving in Congress in late 2012.

She said she’s worked to pass bills to increase email privacy protections and preserve work training for qualified food stamp recipients.

She’s also pushed for passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act, requiring online businesses to collect sales tax, and recently introduced legislation aiding communities dependent on timber industry, such as Darrington.

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