"I join the millions of people across this country who are appalled at the policy of ripping children away from their parents."
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.