Press Releases

Jun 22, 2016

Bonamici Joins Sit-In on House Floor to Demand a Vote on Gun Violence Prevention

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici joined House Democrats at a sit-in on the House Floor to demand that Speaker Ryan allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to address gun violence prevention.

Jun 21, 2016

Oregon Lawmakers Applaud Relocation of Forest Grove Post Office

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, Senators Ron Wyden, Jeff Merkley, and Forest Grove Mayor Peter B. Truax applauded the United States Postal Service (USPS) for announcing a new retail location for the Forest Grove Post Office.

Jun 10, 2016

Bonamici Introduces Bill to Help Every Worker Save for Retirement

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) introduced the American Savings Account Act to provide American workers with a new tool to help them save for a strong and secure retirement.

Jun 9, 2016

Members and Advocates Call on Congress to Reject the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill

Issues: Education

Members of Congress today joined advocates, educators, doctors, and parents to call on Congress to reject the harmful Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill.

Jun 9, 2016

Polis, Blumenauer, Bonamici introduce resolution recognizing ‘History of Hemp’

Rep. Jared Polis, Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, introduced a resolution recognizing Hemp History Week.

Jun 8, 2016

Senator Markey, and Reps. Bonamici and Eshoo Lead Call to Protect Americans from Unwanted Robocalls and Robotexts

Congresswoman Bonamici commended the FCC's proposed rules to protect student loan and mortgage borrowers, veterans, farmers, taxpayers, and others from unwanted robocalls and texts.

Jun 6, 2016

Oregon Leaders call for Oil Train Moratorium in the Columbia River Gorge

Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, Governor Kate Brown and Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici released the following statement today calling for a temporary halt to oil train traffic in Columbia River Gorge in light of last Friday’s derailment of a Union Pacific oil train in Mosier, OR.

Jun 6, 2016

Bonamici: Lead-Contaminated Water at Some Portland Public Schools Eroded Trust

Issues: Education

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, a member of the House Education Committee, urged Congressional leaders to protect students after reports that students were exposed to lead at some schools in the Portland Public School district.

Jun 2, 2016

Bonamici Applauds Action to Crack Down on Predatory Lending

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici issued the following statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a draft rule to protect consumers from predatory lending practices and crack down on some of the worst abuses in the industry.