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July 18, 2018 Press Release
Our congressional staffs recently requested the Office of Refugee Resettlement permit them to tour the children’s facility in Oregon, as did Senators Merkley and Wyden and Congresswoman Bonamici the week before. Both requests were denied.
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July 17, 2018 Press Release
“The proposed rule would impede, if not eradicate, the EPA’s ability to protect Americans from significant risks to human health and the environment by limiting the scope of research that the EPA could consider in making decisions."
July 13, 2018 Press Release

ST. HELENS, Ore. [07/13/18] –Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) announced that Community Action Team Inc. of Columbia County received $2.16 million in federal funding for its Head Start program. Head Start provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. Community Action Team Inc.

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July 12, 2018 Press Release
“As we celebrated Independence Day last week, the Trump Administration quietly continued its efforts to roll back civil rights protections by ending Obama-era guidance to improve diversity on college campuses. This administration’s deliberate attempt to undermine diversity is inconsistent with our American values. The Supreme Court’s decision in Fisher v. University of Texas affirmed the importance of a diverse student body."
July 11, 2018 Press Release
“If the problem is that these agencies are understaffed, then I’ll come over to the Department of Health and Human Services and volunteer to help."
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July 6, 2018 Press Release

PORTLAND, OR – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Rep. Suzanne Bonamici and Gov.

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July 5, 2018 Press Release
“Scott Pruitt’s resignation was overdue. During his tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency, he repeatedly put the nation at risk by directing the agency to act counter to its mission of protecting public health and the environment."
June 28, 2018 Press Release
"I am extremely concerned about the well-being of the thousands of children and infants who have been separated from their parents. Now that a court has ruled that the government must quickly reunite families, we must make sure the Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, and Department of Health and Human Services have a clear plan to quickly return children to their parents."
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June 27, 2018 Press Release
“Today’s Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 will hurt working families and organized labor, but unions have persevered in the face of adversity before and will again.”
June 20, 2018 Press Release
"Most people would agree it’s a good idea to have a plan, especially when it comes to managing precious natural resources like our oceans. Not President Trump. His administration just abandoned the National Ocean Policy, leaving our oceans more vulnerable to climate change, overfishing, and changing chemistry."

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July 12, 2018 In The News
Congresswoman Bonamici (OR-01) issued the following statement after the Trump administration repealed guidance on diversity in education that was put in place by the Obama administration.
 
July 11, 2018 In The News

A day after the Trump administration missed its court-appointed deadline for the reunification of just over 100 young immigrant children with their parents, an Oregon congresswoman offered her services to help the relevant federal agency.

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July 11, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oregon, during a speech on the House floor Wednesday offered to volunteer her own time to help reunite separated families.

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July 10, 2018 In The News

"As a leader in women's rights, education and labor, the congresswoman is highly aware of the impact of the current border issues on our communities, our counties and our state," said Maribel De Leon, director of microenterprise programs at Adelante Mujeres.

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July 9, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oregon, met with immigrant leaders about family separations Monday.

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July 6, 2018 In The News

Oregon's U.S. senators, both Democrats, agree on thwarting President Donald Trump's next nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley agree that Senate Democrats will need to stick together — the 47 Democrats are joined by two independents — and also enlist support from a handful of Republicans, who hold a one-vote majority in the chamber.

July 6, 2018 In The News

 

Federal officials turned away a group of Oregon congressmen and the governor after they asked for a tour of a Portland facility that houses immigrant children.

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July 6, 2018 In The News

PORTLAND, Ore. - Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Rep. Suzanne Bonamici and Gov.

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July 5, 2018 In The News

Oregon's 1st District representative, also top Democrat on the House environment subcommittee, said administrator 'put nation at risk' with policies, not just his spending abuses and questions about government ethics.

July 5, 2018 In The News

Three of the highest-ranking Democrats in Oregon—U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, Gov. Kate Brown and U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici—are sounding an alarm over what a new Supreme Court justice could mean for legal abortion in the United States.

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