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"I’m extremely concerned about the dire situation in Afghanistan. It is alarming and disturbing that the Afghan forces didn’t put up a stronger defense, and I expect the Biden administration to provide additional answers in the coming days.
Oregon Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici has released details about an extension to the federal eviction moratorium. Several months ago, Congress provided funding to help renters get through the pandemic. Many Oregonians are still trying to access the assistance, which is also available to landlords, a release from Bonamici's office states.
August 4, 2021: As plastic debris continues to accumulate in the world’s oceans, Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Greg Murphy (R-NC) discuss the problem, and solutions
"I look forward to delivering federal resources to these community-driven projects to help the people of Northwest Oregon, support our economic recovery and promote equity," Bonamici said in a news release.
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici of Oregon's 1st District is inviting students to participate in the Congressional App Challenge. The challenge will take place for the seventh consecutive year and innovative middle and high school students from all over northwest Oregon are urged to take part. "Learning to code can be a valuable and empowering experience for students," Bonamici said in a news release.
Democrats Highlight Need for Workforce Investments.
Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.) were part of the group that advocated for the funding, a joint press release said, and regularly support the association’s request for grants.
Democrats have sought for several years to revamp the section of the 1938 Act that applies to workers with disabilities. The bill appears to stand a good chance of passage with the party in control of the White House and Congress. “Phasing out subminimum wages for workers with disabilities is fundamentally a civil rights issue,” said Rep.
The "Hot FERC Summer" campaign, launched by Rep. Sean Casten, D-Ill., and supported by other Democratic members of Congress is a play on Stallion's 2019 hit "Hot Girl Summer" — a move Casten's office hopes will bring increased attention to FERC at a critical time for climate and clean energy policy. Casten, along with Reps.
The U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday, July 14, the approval of Oregon’s American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) plan and distributed remaining ARP ESSER funds to them.