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November 20, 2020 Press Release
Registered Apprenticeships are critical at a time when hundreds of thousands of people are out of a job because of the coronavirus pandemic.
November 19, 2020 Press Release
The Coast Guard has a critically important mission that benefits the Pacific Northwest in many ways: by safeguarding our fishing fleets and recreational vessels, ensuring safe passage for the maritime shipping industry, and protecting our borders and national security.
November 19, 2020 Press Release
We cannot stand by and tolerate the suppression, censorship, and manipulation of climate science.
November 17, 2020 Press Release
As you saw when you toured the state with us earlier this year, wildfires have utterly decimated communities across Oregon.
November 6, 2020 Statements

“The right to protest is fundamental to American democracy. Protest has been at the heart of movements for social and racial justice throughout this country’s history. Protest is essential and effective. It unites people seeking justice, brings attention to pressing moral issues, and can hold elected officials accountable.

November 4, 2020 Statements
For the past four years, the Trump Administration has demonstrated a consistent and coordinated attack on climate science that increases risk to our planet and most vulnerable communities.
October 26, 2020 Press Release
Equal pay requirements, break time for nursing workers, and paid leave are hard-fought protections that promote the health and economic security of millions of working women and their families.
October 22, 2020 Press Release
Despite the temporary nature of the public safety emergency caused by a planned right wing extremist rally, which we understand prompted the deputations, it has come to light that the Department of Justice (DOJ) intends to keep the deputations in force through the remainder of this year.
October 20, 2020 Press Release
Every person on this planet benefits from a healthy ocean, but for too long the ocean has literally taken the heat for us. As Co-Chair of the House Oceans Caucus, I am leading efforts to capture the power of the ocean to be part of the solution in mitigating the climate crisis.


In The News

November 2, 2020 In The News

“Such actions not only threaten to exacerbate existing structures of racism in the education system and broader society, but also infringe on an ideal the Department regularly invokes -- free speech,” wrote Education and Labor Committee chairman Bobby Scott and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, chair of the panel’s civil rights and human services subcommittee.

October 22, 2020 In The News

Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.), said it was "disgusting that this administration permanently separated families, leaving 545 children alone." Reps. Jason Crow (D-Colo.) and Judy Chu (D-Calif.) also criticized the Trump administration. Rep.

October 14, 2020 In The News

Bonamici congratulated Rainier for the completion of the project. “It took everyone working together, and it’s really a testament to the perseverance of this community,” she said.

October 14, 2020 In The News

At the federal level, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills in July that would provide over $60 billion to support and stabilize the childcare industry, but the bills remain stalled in the Senate. “I’ve heard from many women in Oregon that the lack of child care during COVID-19 is forcing them – and women they know – to leave the workforce,” said Bonamici in a statement.

October 13, 2020 In The News

According to a University or Oregon study, 80 percent of every dollar invested in restoration projects stays in-county, and 90 percent stays in-state. But the ultimate payoff, Trenholm said, lies in the future: restoring the lifeblood of coastal communities by helping them fish again.

October 9, 2020 In The News

I called my staff and I said, “I need to go to the airport. Meet me out there.” So I went with Sarah, my district director, and I think she reminded me that she was going directly from her daughter’s birthday party to the airport. And we arrived at the airport, and I know Senator [Jeff] Merkley was there as well, and a lot of people from the community.

October 9, 2020 In The News

Eight members of the United States Congress, led by Oregon representative Suzanne Bonamici, wrote to the Nobel Peace Prize Committee in January, stating their intention to nominate Hathloul.

October 9, 2020 In The News

Oregon Health Authority director Patrick Allen said in a town hall with community members last week that tracking how a workplace outbreak originated and spread can be difficult. The agency organized the town hall after U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oregon, expressed concerns that the community lacked information about the outbreak.

October 7, 2020 In The News

The U.S. Postal Service is studying whether Warrenton needs a new post office after pressure from members of Oregon’s congressional delegation. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, who visited the city’s aging post office near the corner of Harbor Drive and Main Avenue in August, wrote to U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy last month about its inadequate condition.

October 6, 2020 In The News

Trying to ease concerns in Clatsop County, the director of the Oregon Health Authority indicated Friday that a surge in coronavirus cases would likely not move the county back from phase two of the state’s reopening plan. Gov. Kate Brown placed the county on the state’s watch list after virus cases spiked after the Labor Day holiday and a workplace outbreak at Pacific Seafood in Warrenton.