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October 17, 2019 In The News

USDA posted a report late Tuesday night estimating that about 982,000 low-income students would no longer automatically qualify for free meals under the department’s proposed rule to limit so-called broad-based categorical eligibility in SNAP.

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October 15, 2019 In The News

Oregonians who signed up for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program are finding it's not very forgiving. 

Tens of thousands of students nationwide took advantage of the government program but only about one percent have been approved to have their loans forgiven.

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October 13, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici says the current impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump may draw most of the public's attention, but the House is working on other issues affecting people's lives.

October 11, 2019 In The News

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has drafted a resolution to condemn the White House decision to pull troops out of northern Syria this week, which paved the way for Turkey’s brutal assault on U.S.-backed Kurdish forces.

October 10, 2019 In The News

Hundreds of students visited the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research & Development facility in Scappoose on Friday, Oct. 4, meeting with potential employers and learning about educational opportunities in the trades on Manufacturing Day's second anniversary.

October 10, 2019 In The News

A Portland-based industrial company completed the construction of a first of its kind renewable wave energy device.

October 10, 2019 In The News

A 2018 Department of Ed report on the status of the loan program revealed that "of the approximately 29,000 applications that have been processed, more than 70% of them have been denied."

Today, despite efforts to fix the program, that denial rate is even higher.

October 8, 2019 In The News

While the impeachment of Donald Trump was at the top of mind at Gearhart’s congressional town hall Monday, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici fielded questions about the federal deficit, foreign policy and her position on equal rights.

But overall it was the topic of civility that dominated evening, the fifth of sixth town hall events in the state.

October 8, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici said she would likely vote to impeach President Donald Trump based on the evidence that has emerged so far about his appeals to Ukraine to investigate a political rival.

October 7, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change voted unanimously Sept. 26 to move the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 to the full House. The bill is sponsored by Oregon U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici and Sen. Jeff Merkley.

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