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February 27, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici has praised House approval of a bill requiring criminal background checks for almost all firearms sales and transfers.

February 27, 2019 In The News

After a months-long battle with brain cancer, Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson died Tuesday night. He was 69-years-old.

Richardson announced last June that doctors had found a small tumor in his brain.

His office said that he died around 9 p.m.while at home, surrounded by friends and family

February 27, 2019 In The News

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson died Tuesday night following his battle with cancer.

The news was announced Wednesday morning. The 69-year-old secretary of state was surrounded by friends and family at the time of his passing.

February 27, 2019 In The News

The death of Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, who'd battled brain cancer for the last seven months, has saddened state lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.

February 23, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, newly empowered with leadership of a House subcommittee, says she wants to press forward with the renewal of federal spending authority for programs that help older people.

The latest three-year extension of the Older Americans Act, a law first passed in 1965, is due to expire this fall.

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February 22, 2019 In The News

"When something like that happens, it's chaos in the first place," Scappoose Police Chief Norm Miller told city councilors Tuesday evening, Feb. 19, during a review of how his department has worked with schools to develop a safety plan in the event of an active shooter situation.

February 21, 2019 In The News

Oregon congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici met with seniors who eat at the Meals on Wheels People center in Beaverton.

Rep. Bonamici says she wanted to hear firsthand how people are benefitting from the program, as well as see how much they care about it.

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February 21, 2019 In The News

Nearly 50 House Democrats are calling on a top government watchdog to investigate the force-feeding of immigrant detainees who have been on hunger strikes in protest of abusive conditions and prolonged imprisonment.

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February 21, 2019 In The News

As state lawmakers eye another run at health care reforms aimed at helping community hospitals and enabling scope of practice changes while preserving the current system’s framework, Congressman James McGovern is looking to overhaul the entire health care system.

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February 20, 2019 In The News

With the decadesold Violence Against Women Act left out of a recent funding bill, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici met with staff of The Harbor in Astoria on Tuesday to discuss how the decision could impact the organization and the services it provides around domestic violence and sexual assault in Clatsop County.

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