Press Releases

Mar 11, 2016

Congresswoman Bonamici Announces 2016 Congressional Art Competition

Issues: Education

The competition is open to all students in grades 9-12 who reside in or attend high school in Oregon’s First Congressional District, which includes Washington, Yamhill, Clatsop, and Columbia Counties as well as part of Multnomah County. A panel of local artists will select the winner, and his or her artwork will be publicly displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol Building.

Mar 8, 2016

Congresswoman Bonamici Announces Trade Adjustment Assistance for Newberg Mill Employees Affected by Layoffs

Issues: Trade

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici announced that the Department of Labor (DOL) has approved Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) petitions for workers who have been affected by the recent layoffs at the Newberg WestRock paper mill.

Mar 3, 2016

Oregon Lawmakers Introduce Resolutions Setting National Clean Energy Goals

Wyden, Merkley, Bonamici and Blumenauer join almost 130 members of congress in call for more than 50 percent of U.S. electricity to come from clean and carbon-free sources by 2030

Feb 6, 2016

Bonamici Statement on Fallen Seaside Police Officer

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici made the following statement after a Seaside, OR police officer was shot and killed

Jan 20, 2016

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu Joins Congresswoman Bonamici for Arts Tours

Issues: Education

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici introduced Jane Chu, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, to schools and arts organizations that are part of Northwest Oregon’s thriving arts community.

Jan 19, 2016

Bonamici Convenes Education Leaders to Discuss Implementation of New Education Law

Issues: Education

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) convened a briefing and discussion of the Every Student Succeeds Act, the law that replaced No Child Left Behind and advanced new K-12 education policies. More than fifty leaders in education attended.

Jan 12, 2016

Bonamici Applauds President’s Focus on Supporting Working Families, Transcending Differences

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s 2016 State of the Union Address.

Jan 8, 2016

Bonamici Invites Washington County Muslim Leader as State of the Union Guest

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici announced that Salma Ahmad, President of the Islamic Society of Greater Portland, will be her guest at the President’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 12.

Jan 5, 2016

Bonamici Applauds New Measures to Prevent Gun Violence

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici made the following statement after President Obama unveiled executive actions to prevent gun violence

Dec 23, 2015

Bonamici Prepares Holiday Meals for Homebound Seniors with Meals on Wheels

Issues: Seniors

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici volunteered with Meals on Wheels People to prepare meals for homebound seniors in the First Congressional District.