Press Releases

Feb 17, 2017

Bonamici Disappointed by Senate Confirmation of Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, the Ranking Member of the Environment Subcommittee of the House Science Committee and Co-Chair of the House Oceans Caucus, issued this statement after the Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt.

Feb 15, 2017

Merkley, Bonamici Stand Up for Oregon Retirement Savings Plan

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici are leading the charge in Congress to stand up to efforts that threaten the ability of states like Oregon to offer retirement savings plans to workers.

Feb 13, 2017

Bonamici Again Named Top Democrat on Science Committee’s Environment Subcommittee

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici announced today that she has been re-elected as the Ranking Member of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Feb 7, 2017

Bonamici Relieved Baby Fatemeh Arrived Safely in Oregon

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici issued the following statement after Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) announced baby Fatemeh Reshad has been admitted to OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital:

Feb 7, 2017

Bonamici Statement on Senate Confirmation of Betsy DeVos to be Education Secretary

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, the Vice Ranking Member of the Education and the Workforce Committee, issued the following statement after the Senate narrowly confirmed Betsy DeVos to be the Secretary of Education.

Feb 4, 2017

Bonamici Statement on Federal District Judge Temporarily Halting Ban on Refugees, Immigrants

Congresswoman Bonamici issued the following statement after a federal district judge in Washington temporarily blocked enforcement of part of President Trump's executive order banning refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim countries.

Feb 3, 2017

Bonamici Draws Attention to Baby Fatemeh, Human Toll of Trump’s Executive Order

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici spoke on the House floor to draw attention to four-month-old Fatemeh, who lives in Iran. President Trump’s Executive Order has halted her family’s efforts to get her life-saving heart surgery in Oregon.

Feb 2, 2017

Bonamici Condemns Attempt that Will Disrupt Implementation of Federal Education Law

Issues: Education

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici issued the following statement after House Republicans announced legislation to nullify regulations supporting the efforts by states to implement provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act

Feb 2, 2017

Bonamici Applauds Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s Action to Declare Oregon an Immigrant Inclusive State

Congresswoman Bonamici issued a statement after Governor Brown clarified that it is the policy of the State of Oregon to be an inclusive state that embraces its immigrant, refugee, and religious minority residents.

Jan 31, 2017

Bonamici Elected to Leadership Role on Education and the Workforce Committee

The House Education and the Workforce Committee Democrats unanimously elected Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici to serve as Vice Ranking Member.