Congresswoman Calls on Republican Leaders to Act to Prevent More Deaths
“Seniors, parents, professionals, young students—no one seems to be immune. It is past time for us to recognize that addiction is a disease, not a moral failing.”
"This partisan tax plan will increase taxes on millions of families and workers while delivering enormous, unnecessary benefits and loopholes to wealthy corporations and billionaires."
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici has represented the First District of Oregon in Congress since February of 2012. Located in the Northwest part of the state, the district includes Washington, Yamhill, Clatsop, and Columbia counties and part of Multnomah County.
A leader on the Committee on Education and the Workforce, Suzanne is working to give everyone a better future and the opportunity to succeed. She is focused on strengthening public education and growing the economy. On the Science, Space, and Technology Committee, Suzanne is committed to investing in research and innovation, and dedicated to making sure that policy decisions are based on science. As the top Democratic member of the Subcommittee on the Environment, she is working to address the causes and consequences of global climate change. Her background as a consumer protection attorney informs her work on strengthening consumer protections, which are especially important to seniors, service members, and the vulnerable.