Press Releases

Oct 19, 2016

New Report Highlights Need for Bipartisan Legislation to Connect Student Loan Borrowers with Income-Driven Repayment Plans

Issues: Education

Legislation introduced by Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Congressman Ryan Costello (R-PA) aims to help struggling student loan borrowers enroll in affordable repayment plans.

Oct 13, 2016

Oregon Lawmakers Urge Stronger Payday Lending Protections

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, and Suzanne Bonamici urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to protect families and consumers with strong rules against predatory payday lending practices.

Oct 5, 2016

Bonamici, Herrera Beutler Congratulate Craft3 on Federal Grant to Invest in Local Businesses

Congresswomen Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) announced today that Craft3 has received a $750,000 grant from the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund to support local businesses.

Sep 28, 2016

Bonamici Supports Water Infrastructure Bill

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) issued the following statement after voting for the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which has passed the House. “Waterways in Oregon and across the country are an essential part of commerce, economic growth, and public safety.”

Sep 22, 2016

Bonamici Applauds House Passage of Bill to Improve Juvenile Justice System

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici applauded the passage of a bipartisan bill to improve and support the juvenile justice system.

Sep 13, 2016

Bonamici Supports House Updates to Career and Technical Education Programs

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici spoke in favor of and voted for an update to federal Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act provides federal funding to programs that prepare students for high-demand careers and success in higher education.

Sep 8, 2016

Bonamici, Costello Introduce Bill to Reduce Student Loan Defaults

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Congressman Ryan Costello introduced legislation to help struggling student loan borrowers enroll in affordable repayment plans.

Sep 7, 2016

Bonamici Urges Operator of Beaverton’s Heritage Village to Drop Eviction Threats

Issues: Housing

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici asked the California-based Cal-Am Properties to work with Beaverton's Heritage Village residents to find a reasonable timeframe to resolve maintenance issues and keep residents in their homes.

Aug 4, 2016

Bonamici Makes Recommendations on Implementation of New Education Law

Issues: Education

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) has provided recommendations to the Department of Education as it finalizes regulations to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Jul 29, 2016

Bonamici Announces Summer Town Hall Meeting Schedule

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) announced six town hall meetings in August across the First Congressional District.