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September 10, 2021 In The News

Recently an Oregon mother told me that “if child care crumbles, if it gets even a fraction more difficult to find, then our collective ability to work crumbles too.” Finding quality care for her children was so time-consuming it felt like a second job.

September 9, 2021 In The News

Home care workers and consumers shared their daily lives with members of Congress to urge them to support a $400 billion investment in care that would make it easier for seniors and people with disabilities to get the care they need, and create good, union jobs for care workers. In Oregon, SEIU 503 members Gloria Arroyo Martínez and José Arroyo welcomed Rep.

September 8, 2021 In The News

Oregon’s congressional Democrats have announced federal funding to help Oregon prepare for a Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) earthquake and tsunami. “The pandemic, the wildfires, and the extreme weather events over the last year prove the value of being as prepared as possible for catastrophic events,” Oregon U.S. Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici said.

September 7, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, whose 1st District includes Washington County, and U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden said their stopovers were a reminder that many people work on Labor Day, which honors workers. "We know there are so many people who are working on Labor Day," Bonamici, a Democrat from Beaverton, said.

September 7, 2021 In The News

“Most people think of Labor Day as a day to have a picnic or a day to shop a sale, but we know there are so many people who are working on Labor Day -- and its a way to say thank you to our first responders, and thank you so much," Rep. Bonamici said. TVF&R crews just wrapped up two training camps, aimed at recruiting women for firefighting and paramedic positions. Rep.

September 3, 2021 In The News

Oregon senators and representatives are asking U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate “extremist groups” following violent clashes between protesters last month in Portland. In a letter dated Aug. 30, Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Representatives Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer, called on the U.S.

September 2, 2021 In The News

US Rep. Suzanne Bonamici joined those who condemned the recent actions by the school board, issuing a statement on August 26. “Students need a welcoming and safe school environment, and all school leaders should strive every day to make sure students know they are valued and respected,” she wrote.

September 1, 2021 In The News

"The principle of freedom of speech does not preclude the Proud Boys and other right-wing extremist groups from espousing hateful, repugnant ideologies," reads the letter, signed by Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and Representatives Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer.

August 30, 2021 In The News

First Congressional District Rep. Suzanne Bonamici joined those who have condemned the recent actions by the school board, issuing a statement on Thursday. "Students need a welcoming and safe school environment, and all school leaders should strive every day to make sure students know they are valued and respected," she wrote.

August 27, 2021 In The News

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici toured Portland Community College's Columbia County Center on Wednesday, Aug. 18. The new facility is home to PCC's OMIC Training Center, across the street from the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center facility operated by Oregon Institute of Technology.

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