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The program, which is slated to start at 10 a.m., will include U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, state Rep. Andrea Salinas and Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly. As of November, the fund has given more than $23 million to more than 13,000 Oregon households. However, officials say the total need in Oregon is estimated to be at $124 million.
Johnson added, "Through a collaboration between local schools, Portland Community College, the Northwest STEM Hub, Congresswoman (Suzanne) Bonamici's office and myself, we were able to provide virtual tours and training opportunities to showcase the employment opportunities available in manufacturing for a wide range of students." For her part, Bonamici remarked, "I'm a champion for OMIC becaus
As she starts her fifth full term from northwest Oregon's 1st District, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici says Congress has a lot of unfinished business.
In Oregon, Utopia PDX has been working with lawmakers like Oregon Rep. Suzanne Bonamici and Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard to prioritize COFA migrants in health care insurance and services. In Washington, PICA-WA has hosted town halls to weigh the needs of NHPI communities and have submitted reports to the governor’s office.
A group of St. Helens High School (SHHS) metal and manufacturing class students likely never thought they would be producing learning videos for other schools, but that is exactly what they have accomplished.
"Today is #HumanRightsDay around the world, but not in Saudi Arabia: @LoujainHathloul is standing trial today in a secretive 'Specialized Criminal Court' on bogus espionage charges. They must #FreeLoujain," tweeted US Representative Suzanne Bonamici on Thursday.
Democratic Rep. Suzanne Bonamici of Oregon sits on numerous committees, including Education and Labor. She speaks to Ali Velshi about the small business owners that she represents and the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement: “We have to remember why people were protesting and some continue to protest. We need to take action.”
Velshi got Oregon congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici to Portland’s Eastbank Esplanade before dawn to accommodate the east coast live airing. Bonamici talked about the hard times here. “There are many things that came together to create this stress, of course, the COVID-19 pandemic and I'm very concerned about the numbers that you’re talking about," said Bonamici.
MSNBC brought the "Velshi" show to Portland as part of a nationwide tour. The show focused on the economic and medical strain the state is under because of COVID-19. Host Ali Velshi spoke to Dr. Smitha Chadaga (above), an internist from Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, as well as two Oregon members of Congress, Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer.
Oregon's four Democratic representatives — Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader — backed the bill. Republican Rep. Greg Walden voted no. Some equity activists were critical of elements of the bill, but the longtime reform group NORML captured the view of many legalization supporters with an email subject line that read “Massive Victory!”