Press Releases

May 18, 2017

Bonamici, Crowley Encourage Retirement Savings Plans

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Congressman Joe Crowley introduced legislation to give states and cities the authority to create and run retirement savings programs for workers in the private sector who do not have plans through their employers.

May 17, 2017

Bonamici Applauds Update to Career and Technical Education Programs

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici applauded the House Education and the Workforce Committee for passing a bipartisan update to federal Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.

May 10, 2017

Bonamici Statement on Firing of FBI Director Comey

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici issued the following statement after James Comey was fired as the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

May 9, 2017

Bonamici Announces Winner of 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Issues: Education

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) announced that a panel of artists and art educators selected Jessica Xiao, a student at Beaverton’s Southridge High School, as the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition.

May 4, 2017

Bonamici Blasts House Repeal of Health Care Protections

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici voted against legislation that would take away many important protections of the Affordable Care Act, including coverage for pre-existing conditions and essential health benefits.

May 4, 2017

For Small Business Week, Udall, Bonamici, Wyden Introduce Legislation to Increase Federal Contracts for Small Businesses, Prioritize Veteran and Women Owned Businesses

In honor of Small Business Week, Senators Udall, Wyden and Representative Bonamici introduced a bill to increase the number of small businesses that are granted federal contracts .

May 3, 2017

Bonamici Statement on Education Provisions in Bipartisan Government Funding Bill

Issues: Education

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici issued the following statement on education provisions in legislation to fund the federal government through September 2017.

May 3, 2017

Wyden, Merkley, Bonamici Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Urgently Needed Lifeline to Rural Oregon Counties

Sens. Ron Wyden, Jeff Merkley, and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici introduced a bipartisan bill in the Senate and House to restore urgently needed federal funding for vital resources in rural counties in Oregon and across the country.

May 2, 2017

Bonamici Opposes House-Passed Bill Stripping Overtime Pay From Workers

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici voted against legislation that could result in workers losing overtime pay. The Working Families Flexibility Act would allow employers to give workers comp time in lieu of overtime pay.

Apr 29, 2017

Bonamici Statement on President Trump’s 100th Day in Office

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici released the following statement on President Trump’s 100th day in office.