"The COVID-19 pandemic has tragically claimed more than 500,000 lives and caused hardship in our lives and the economy. The American Rescue Plan builds on prior relief efforts and sends important aid to Oregonians and people across the country."
"Our ocean holds tremendous potential to mitigate the climate crisis, but for too long the power of waves, tides, and currents has been an untapped clean energy resource."
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici has represented the First Congressional District of Oregon since February of 2012. The district includes Washington, Yamhill, Clatsop, and Columbia counties and part of Multnomah County.
As a leader on the Education and Labor Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services, 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. Suzanne is honored to serve on the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, where she will fight for comprehensive policies that mitigate the effects of climate change, strengthen the economy, and protect our planet for future generations. She also serves as a member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 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.