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March 3, 2021 Press Release
HR 1 will make voting more accessible by expanding vote-by-mail, automatic voter registration, and online registration. The bill will help protect our elections and make our government more responsive to the voices of the people.
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March 3, 2021 Press Release
As we strive to reckon with our country’s long history of systemic racism, too often we continue to witness horrific acts of police brutality and violence against Black people and others.
March 2, 2021 Press Release
Families and individuals in our communities have been pushed to the brink by the pandemic, and they need our support to recover and build back better.
March 1, 2021 Press Release
Oregon’s 23 public ports are a key component in sustaining Oregon’s economy and quality of life, including in our state’s most rural areas.
March 1, 2021 Press Release
The health of our ocean reflects the health of our planet, and for too long the ocean has been taking the heat for us. My COAST Research Act will expand the scientific research and monitoring to help coastal communities.
March 1, 2021 Press Release
This storm left power lines and trees coated in ice, both of which brought down power lines when they snapped under the additional weight, broke utility poles, and blocked roads.
February 26, 2021 Press Release
Our communities need more help. The American Rescue Plan will give security to struggling families, hope to business owners, and fuel to our vaccination efforts.
February 25, 2021 Press Release
Our LGBTQ friends, neighbors, colleagues, and community members should not miss an educational opportunity, or be denied housing, credit, or health care because of who they are or who they love.
February 19, 2021 Press Release
We all want students and educators back in schools, but they need resources to make sure everyone is safe.
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March 1, 2021 In The News

"Some schools in Northwest Oregon have been able to reopen, but many have not," said Bonamici, who represents much of the metro area's west side, including Newberg and Dundee. "We all want students and educators back in schools, but they need resources to make sure everyone is safe."

March 1, 2021 In The News

Bonamici represents the First Congressional District of Oregon. She answered voters’ questions for more than 45 minutes. One caller asked how small business owners could afford the proposed minimum wage of $15 an hour, especially in the wake of the pandemic. The caller said the minimum wage was never meant to support families.

March 1, 2021 In The News

The House passed it early Saturday, Feb. 27, on a 219-212 vote. Oregon's Kurt Schrader and Maine's Jared Golden were the only Democrats to oppose HR 1913, along with all 210 Republicans voting. Schrader, a Democrat from Canby, also voted against a much smaller plan that cleared Congress and was signed by then-President Donald Trump at the end of December.

March 1, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, a Democrat from Beaverton, said it's time for Congress to extend anti-discrimination protection to other sectors.

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February 25, 2021 In The News

“Katherine was the glue that held us together,” said Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., who played a leading role in the negotiations. “If you end up with a product that has support from the AFL-CIO to the Chamber of Commerce, that is an unusual feat.”

February 25, 2021 In The News

The road outside their house is controlled by the U.S. Department of Labor, which oversees the Tongue Point Job Corps Center down the road. Local officials have reached out to the federal agency and U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici for assistance.

February 23, 2021 In The News

Oregon U.S. Democratic Rep. Suzanne Bonamici chairs the Civil Rights and Human Services subcommittee of the Education and Labor committee, in the House. “Some schools in NW Oregon have been able to reopen, but many have not,” said Bonamici in a statement Friday. “We all want students and educators back in schools, but they need resources to make sure everyone is safe.

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February 22, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, who chairs the House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services, said the money can be used to purchase personal protective equipment, cleaning supplies and increase ventilation, among other things, in order to bolster in-person education during an age of illness.

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February 22, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici urged advocates from 11 community groups to rally around the latest congressional effort to overhaul the nation's immigration system. The Democrat from Beaverton, who represents the 1st District of Northwest Oregon, spoke Friday, Feb. 19, at a virtual roundtable discussion one day after she and other House and Senate cosponsors unveiled the 353-page bill.

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February 22, 2021 In The News

A letter signed by senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, as well as representatives Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Kurt Schrader, Suzanne Bonamici and Cliff Bentz, was sent to President Biden Tuesday, imploring him to approve Brown’s request.

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