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February 20, 2019 In The News

As a congresswoman and a student activist with a generation between us, we may have different perspectives, but we both agree wholeheartedly that we cannot accept gun violence as normal. Every day, 100 people lose their lives to gun violence. That is tragic and unacceptable. We must take action.

February 20, 2019 In The News

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February 19, 2019 In The News

Nearly 50 Democratic lawmakers called for a watchdog investigation of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Tuesday after the agency confirmed it had been force-feeding immigrant detainees on a hunger strike.

February 18, 2019 In The News

Salem teacher Jamie Keene went to urgent care early this year after one of her fourth-grade students caused her to pull a muscle in her back.

With 33 students in her class at Schirle Elementary, Keene said one regularly hits her, pulls her hair and twists her arms when he gets overstimulated in class. He'd benefit from more individual attention and a smaller class, she said.

February 14, 2019 In The News

A compromise on border and immigration enforcement cleared the Senate on Thursday, giving President Donald Trump just a sliver of the money he wanted for his border wall. The White House said Trump would sign the bill and then declare a national emergency to try to shift money to wall-building from elsewhere in the federal budget.

February 14, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici is one of nine new Democrats on a revived House select committee on climate change.

Her appointment Thursday by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is the latest in a series of assignments that have resulted in the first subcommittee chairmanship for the Beaverton Democrat in her seven years in the 1st District congressional seat of northwest Oregon.

February 14, 2019 In The News

On Feb. 5, 2019, thanks to Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, I got to do something most people will not do in a lifetime: I attended President Trump's State of the Union address.

I met well-known leaders during my trip. I met several congresswomen and men, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Parkland survivor and activist Cameron Kasky.

February 10, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), joined by Reps. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) José E. Serrano (NY-15), Donald S. Beyer Jr. (VA-08), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), and Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), introduced a critical legislative package to protect immigrant rights.

February 9, 2019 In The News

Statewide leaders are lining up in support of an eco-centric economic stimulus proposal introduced at the U.S. Capitol — while some Portland politicos are pushing for a more-radical solution tailored to the tree-lined streets of Stumptown.