Press Releases

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.

Jan 27, 2017

Bonamici: Trump Failed the American People in His First Week in Office

Today Congresswoman Bonamici issued the following statement: “On election night, President Trump pledged to ‘bind the wounds of division,’ and in his inaugural address he pledged to serve the American people."

Jan 24, 2017

Bonamici: Don’t Turn Back the Clock on Women’s Health Care

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) spoke on the floor of the US House of Representatives in support of the right of women to make their own reproductive health decisions.

Jan 19, 2017

Bonamici, Costello Commend Administrative Steps to Improve Income-Driven Repayment Plans

Issues: Education

Bonamici and Costello issued a statement after the Departments of Education and Treasury announced steps to automatically certifying the income of borrowers enrolled in income-driven repayment plans.

Jan 13, 2017

Bonamici: Repealing Affordable Care Act without Replacement Endangers Health Coverage for Millions of Americans

Issues: Health Care

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici shared the story of Tualatin resident Mark Rouska on the floor of the House while imploring her colleagues to not repeal the Affordable Care Act.