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September 19, 2018 Press Release
Oregonians are facing the consequences of limited scientific understanding of harmful algal blooms and the dangerous effects of exposure.
September 14, 2018 Press Release
Harnessing energy from waves, currents, and tides is an exciting frontier in the renewable energy sector.
September 10, 2018 Press Release
This proposed rule… would have a significant impact on the economy, the environment, and consumers in our state and around the country.
September 10, 2018 Press Release
Secretary DeVos’s decision to allow gun purchases with federal education funds is in direct contravention to the program’s authorizing statute, recent Congressional action, and longstanding policy governing the distribution of federal funds. Congress must uphold federal law and decisively prohibit such action through the FY19 Labor-HHS funding bill.
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September 6, 2018 Press Release
Many bright and motivated people simply cannot afford to take an unpaid internship, no matter how prestigious it might be, because they need to earn money to continue paying for college or to support themselves or their families.
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September 5, 2018 Press Release
For many borrowers, student loan debt affects the ability to buy a home, purchase a new car, afford childcare, or access capital to start a small business.
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September 4, 2018 Press Release
This is a pivotal time in our country on many issues, so it is important for people to participate in our democracy and make their voices heard.
August 28, 2018 Press Release
Students and school staff deserve a learning environment that is safe, welcoming, and conducive to quality instruction and student learning.
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August 23, 2018 Press Release
Secretary DeVos and President Trump’s latest plan to allow school districts to use federal funding meant for mental health services and other important student support programs to buy guns is irresponsible and dangerous.
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August 21, 2018 Press Release

BEAVERTON, Ore. [08/21/18] – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) announced that Easterseals Oregon will receive $1.5M in federal funding over three years to provide employment services for homeless veterans in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties.

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In The News

August 27, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici says she will continue to defend the right of workers to organize and bargain collectively, even as a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court heads in another direction.

August 25, 2018 In The News

Oregon political leaders remembered the "courageous and remarkable" life of Sen. John McCain after news of his death arrived Saturday.

 

August 24, 2018 In The News

Verda Heilman realized she was kicking herself out of her own home when she voted with other members of the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority Board this year to sell a former boarding house in Uniontown to a nonprofit that plans homeless outreach.

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August 23, 2018 In The News

At my recent visit to Anvil Academy in Newberg, I met a student with a learning disability who is using woodworking skills to start his own business. Another powerful success story came from Tigard-Tualatin Superintendent Dr.

August 16, 2018 In The News

The mint business is growing in the Clatskanie area. To keep up with consumer needs, Seely Family Farm will take advantage of funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

August 15, 2018 In The News

Mike Seely stands amid a row of steaming tanks as he waits for the next truckload to arrive from the field.

It's mid-day in August. Sweat forms on his forehead and a gray baseball cap is the only thing keeping the sun from beating down on his face.

August 15, 2018 In The News

The highly anticipated — and controversial, for many — Salmonberry Trail project has finally begun, with one of the first small "catalyst" projects in the extensive project showing progress earlier this month in Tillamook.

August 15, 2018 In The News

Oregon’s hazelnut industry is facing trade anxiety on two fronts: Restricted access to a major customer and low prices offered by a major competitor.

With the annual harvest quickly approaching, there’s not much time left for the looming problems to be resolved.

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