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July 6, 2020 In The News

But, as with its prior iterations, getting the bill passed might not be easy.

“The short answer is that it is very hard to get anything passed,” Saxon wrote. “It takes a lot of time and effort, particularly when there are other things in Washington, like the pandemic, to deal with.”

July 3, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici invites the public to an online presentation of the far-reaching plan that she and others have drafted in a special House committee to deal with climate change.

July 1, 2020 In The News

Oregon’s Suzanne Bonamici said the investment will pay off and “help us transition to a clean energy economy while creating high quality good paying jobs.”

Nevada’s Dina Titus said it also helps the environment.

July 1, 2020 In The News

House Democrats on Tuesday will issue an ambitious plan to combat climate change, a move intended to reassure their base of supporters but that’s sure to inflame opponents on the right.

The proposal will be released at an event at the U.S. Capitol with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and several other Democratic lawmakers.

June 30, 2020 In The News

In 2007, shortly after Democrats took back the House of Representatives in the 2006 midterm elections, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi created the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, meant to gather expert testimony and develop policy pl

June 30, 2020 In The News

House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressing environmental contamination that disproportionately harms low-income and minority communities.

June 30, 2020 In The News

Larsen has “done everything from cleaning the toilets to meeting with (state Sen.) Betsy Johnson and (Congresswoman) Suzanne Bonamici,” Jones-Centeno said. “She is on all sides of this thing … That woman has been the force behind the life of the Partners for the PAC.”

“She is a force. I wish I had her tenacity and fortitude.”

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June 29, 2020 In The News

And in Oregon, all 36 counties were considered “child care deserts” for infants and toddlers before the pandemic, with only one child care slot for every three children who need care, according to Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici’s office.

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June 25, 2020 In The News

Oregon’s Suzanne Bonamici said, “We need the increased transparency and accountability for our law enforcement. We need to ban choke holds and no knock warrants.”

The action in the US House came hours after Democrats blocked the Republican version of the police reform bill in the Senate.

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June 25, 2020 In The News

A lack of safe and affordable child care amid the coronavirus pandemic is keeping many working parents from returning to the office as more companies call employees back to their jobs — threatening to extend the economic crisis and erode decades of gains for women in the workplace.

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