WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), along with Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Reps. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), announced the designation of Oregon’s Van Duzer Corridor as an American Viticultural Area (AVA) this month.
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Oregon Democratic Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici talks about the California wildfires, preventing catastrophic wildfires in the future, climate change, how a Democratically controlled house will provide oversight on the Trump Administration, and the Democrats top priorities for 2019.
On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici was shown plans for the Outdoor Museum, which will run along the three-quarter-of-mile trail from Main Street to Tiedeman Avenue, during a tour attended by city officials, planners and the project's lead urban designer.
The paved trail, already in place, begins directly to the east of the Symposium Coffee/Tigard Chamber of Commerce building.
Grabner would like to see that change. So would U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, the Democrat who represents McMinnville in Oregon’s First Congressional District.
Still, Bonamici said Thursday (Oct. 25) at a Westside Economic Alliance forum, "Our side of the aisle is taking steps that if we are in the majority, we will respect minority rights."
Bonamici said she is constantly trying to explain to colleagues in Washington that outlawing abortion won’t make it go away. It’ll just make it dangerous. Plus, she points out, studies routinely show that abortion rates go down under Democratic presidents, when contraception, preventative healthcare and sex education are widely available.
Speaking as a member of Congregation Beth Israel, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici said President Donald Trump emboldens racists when he employs coded phrases like "globalists."
"Words matter," she said. "The hateful rhetoric we are seeing must stop, starting at the top levels of government."
National Manufacturing Day, recently held on Oct. 5, is designed to get teenagers excited about going into manufacturing, whether entry level at 18 or later after a college degree.
Bonamici gave a general overview of issues that surfaced at other town hall meetings, ranging from healthcare and immigrant family separations, to the environment, Social Security, Medicare and the Trump administration.
Bonamici, a Democrat, held the meeting as part of a swing through the district she represents, Oregon's First Congressional District in the northwestern part of the state.
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, a Democrat from Beaverton, helped secure a $400,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to perform cleanups at the former gas station and a nearby brownfield site.