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January 17, 2020 Press Release
Walking around this enormous camp just over the bridge from America – the land of opportunity – we saw families and so many children living in squalor trying to make a life for themselves.
January 16, 2020 Press Release
By reducing food waste, individuals can help mitigate the climate crisis.
January 16, 2020 Press Release
The initial Borrower Defense rule was designed to provide defrauded students with the debt relief they are entitled to receive under the Higher Education Act.
January 15, 2020 Press Release
By supporting the bipartisan Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act, we can protect the civil rights of older workers who are striving to provide for themselves and their families.
January 14, 2020 Press Release
As a mom and a policymaker, I know how important it is for pregnant workers to be able to work and stay healthy during pregnancy.
January 13, 2020 Press Release
The unprecedented scale of the climate crisis requires that we act immediately, and our ocean and coastal ecosystems can be part of the solution.
January 9, 2020 Press Release
Congress has an important role in maintaining our country’s security.
January 3, 2020 Statements
The events in Iraq over the past few days are deeply troubling.
December 18, 2019 Press Release
Donald Trump has abused his office, obstructed justice and Congress, jeopardized national security, and betrayed the American people.
December 18, 2019 Press Release
For the past six months, I have worked tirelessly as a member of a nine-person Working Group to negotiate a United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement that is a marked improvement over both NAFTA and the original proposed agreement the Trump Administration presented to Congress.


In The News

December 25, 2019 In The News

The Oregon Association of Nurseries announced Wednesday, Nov. 19, that Sen. Betsy Johnson, D-Scappoose, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici are among the nine legislators recognized by the trade group as "Friends of Nurseries."

December 17, 2019 In The News

Anger against the pharmaceutical industry is growing. A Gallup poll published in September put the industry at the bottom of the heap among 25 sectors rated annually on their popularity. Nearly 60 percent of respondents said they had a negative view of the industry. People liked government more, with 52 percent seeing bureaucracies in a negative light. 

December 16, 2019 In The News

A group of 165 Democrats, led by Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), wrote a letter last week to DeVos citing concerns with ne hiring at the Office of Federal Student Aid and what they said was a failure to hire enough employees in the Office for Civil Rights.

December 16, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Columbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act, sending it to the president’s desk to be signed into law.

Bonamici said she was grateful that the House passed the legislation to address historical injustices and honor the fishing treaty rights of four Columbia River Tribes.

December 14, 2019 In The News

There were audible sighs of relief in Oregon’s business community after congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump reached an agreement on a new trade pact replacing NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement.

December 14, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, whose district covers much of northwest Oregon including parts of Portland, was one of several Democratic members of the House Education Committee to press Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on the agency’s decision to restrict debt relief for former students of shuttered for-profit colleges.

December 13, 2019 In The News

The Trump administration is proposing changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The proposed changes could impact more than 20,000 people in Oregon starting in 2020.

Some of the changes were finalized this week. President Trump has said the new rules will help encourage SNAP recipients to find jobs, but local representatives are pushing back.

December 12, 2019 In The News

More than 200,000 students say despite the promise of a job post-graduation from mostly for-profit colleges, they have nothing to show for it except mountains of debt.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced scrutiny from lawmakers on Capitol Hill for the Department of Education's implementation of a loan forgiveness rule aimed to help defrauded students called Borrower Defense.

December 12, 2019 In The News

We’re closing in on year three since the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) was tasked with canceling federal student loans for thousands of consumers.