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March 27, 2020 Press Release
The coronavirus has quickly and severely disrupted the lives of people in NW Oregon and across the country, putting the health of loved ones at risk and jeopardizing our economic security.
March 27, 2020 Statements
Our country is suffering from a pandemic on an unimaginable scale, and this legislation will provide critical support to workers and families, small businesses, healthcare providers, student loan borrowers, and people struggling to make ends meet.
March 25, 2020 Press Release
We have heard from rural health clinics, hospitals, and providers who are having to lay off employees due to reduced patient care and declining revenues.
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March 25, 2020 Press Release
Seniors have served our communities for decades and need our support now more than ever.
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March 25, 2020 Press Release
We are deeply alarmed that the current supply of personal protective equipment in Oregon is inadequate to meet the urgent needs of health care workers on the frontlines of responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
March 20, 2020 Press Release
As the country takes necessary measures to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, that economic activity – and the millions of jobs associated with it – is deeply endangered.
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March 20, 2020 Press Release
I’ve heard from dozens of small businesses and non-profits that have already been devastated by the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Small businesses and non-profits employ thousands of workers in NW Oregon, and they drive a significant portion of our economy.
March 14, 2020 Statements
The death of a loved one is a hard burden to bear.
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March 14, 2020 Press Release
We know that many children across the country rely on school meals to combat food insecurity, which is why I am proud that the Families First bill includes my legislation to make sure children can still access school meals during closures.
March 13, 2020 Statements
Temporarily closing schools is a difficult decision, and I know it was not taken lightly.

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March 28, 2020 In The News

"Aging Americans have cared for us and supported our communities throughout their lives – now it is our turn to care for them. I’m proud to have led a bipartisan effort to revitalize these programs and services that support nearly 11 million aging Americans and their caregivers.

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March 27, 2020 In The News

A push for a federal conversation about reparations for slavery in America is receiving unprecedented support in Congress.

Now sponsored by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), the resolution currently has the support of 125 co-sponsors in the House. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici signed on in April, and Rep. Earl Blumenauer in May.

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February 29, 2020 In The News

As more people across the country test positive for the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, Oregon leaders are encouraging people to stay calm, take care of themselves and verify information about the virus with government resources.

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici said she is working with Gov. Brown to make sure local groups receive the resources they need.

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February 26, 2020 In The News

A father who had just put his two children on a school bus was arrested last week by Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents near Portland, officials said.

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oregon, has proposed legislation that would limit ICE enforcement actions at locations deemed sensitive, such as school buses and school bus stops.

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February 25, 2020 In The News

School officials in Tigard-Tualatin School District say they're reaching out to legislators after the father of two students was arrested by federal immigration agents at a school bus stop last week.

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February 24, 2020 In The News

ArtsVote 2020 Chairman Ben Folds interviews Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) about her passion for turning STEM education to STEAM. In this interview, we get a unique legislative point of view as Congresswoman Bonamici tell us about her experience with schools that have taken on the well-rounded STEAM approach to learning and what she plans to do next.

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February 24, 2020 In The News

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center works with Congresswoman Bonamici to bring health care crisis to light.

The Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center, which cares for more than 50,000 people per year in Washington and Yamhill counties, provides a powerful example of the difference it makes when barriers are removed and everyone gets the health care they need.

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February 24, 2020 In The News

With the king tides in Oregon this month, we are getting a preview of the rising sea levels that climate change will bring to the Oregon Coast. With the threat of upwards of 6 feet of sea-level rise by 2050, these high tides will become a daily occurrence along Oregon’s coast, exacerbating flooding in communities and inundating important coastal ecosystems in which people and wildlife, re

February 14, 2020 In The News

Researchers are raising questions about the growing array of new digital tools employers are using to streamline the hiring process.

February 13, 2020 In The News

Every day that school is in session, more than 29 million students receive healthy meals because of the National School Lunch Program—meals that help students focus in the classroom, reduce food insecurity, and improve their overall health.

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