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June 12, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Bonamici releases an in depth report on the state of child care in Oregon and calls for investment of $50 billion in child care nationwide.


PORTLAND, Ore — No child care, no economic recovery. That's the bottom line for Oregon's first district Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici when it comes to reopening the economy and recovering from the pandemic.

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June 12, 2020 In The News

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., on Friday led members of Oregon’s congressional delegation—including Sen. Ron Wyden and Reps. Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader—in pushing the Trump administration to help meet Oregon’s urgent need for critical coronavirus testing supplies at long-term care facilities.

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June 8, 2020 In The News

As we recognize this World Oceans Day, we understand that a healthy ocean is a necessity. Our ocean sustains life. Our economic well-being is tied to a clean ocean for fishing, tourism and other industries. For years, the ocean has literally “taken the heat” for us and mitigated the effects of rising global temperatures.

June 3, 2020 In The News

House Democrats have a chance to position themselves at the center of a political movement that drives societal change for years to come. Or they could miss seizing the moment entirely.

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June 3, 2020 In The News

State regulators appear satisfied that Bornstein Seafoods has addressed safety concerns about the coronavirus cited in a complaint by the Lower Columbia Hispanic Council on behalf of workers at the Astoria seafood processor.

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June 3, 2020 In The News

Lawmakers are frustrated that they can’t bring their fight over the killing of George Floyd to Congress right now. So they’re taking to the streets.

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June 2, 2020 In The News

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Oregon Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici is calling on the interim director of the Oregon Employment Department to get Oregonians their benefits quickly by clearing the unemployment insurance claims backlog.

June 1, 2020 In The News

With wildfire season approaching, emergency planners urged Oregonians in rural areas to be prepared while health care professionals called on lawmakers to fund low-cost measures to protect residents.

June 1, 2020 In The News

After tense nights of civil unrest in neighboring Portland, Desiree Williams-Rajee and fellow members of the Beaverton Black Parent Union weren't sure what kind of crowd to expect at Southridge High School on Sunday afternoon, May 31. 

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May 28, 2020 In The News

The House of Representatives is allowing lawmakers to cast votes by proxy this week for the first time, enabling members to vote remotely during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is how proxy voting works, and the logistical and legal challenges it faces.

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