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U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici was one of almost three dozen guest readers at Maplewood Elementary School in Portland on Read Across America Day on Friday.
About 2,000 people filled downtown Portland for the 2019 Womxn's March and Rally for Action on Sunday.
Women took to the streets Sunday afternoon as part of the "Womxn's March and Rally for Action."
It was a peaceful march and many of those who attended said they were there to promote unity and gender rights.
Organizers kicked off the event with presentations, music and indigenous speakers. Lawmakers including Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici were there.
The 2019 Womxn’s March & Rally for Action will take place March 3. The theme of the march is to educate, engage and empower womxn to fight for positive change and equality. The event will consist of a rally, a march and booths where participants can engage with local nonprofits and social justice organizations.
More than 100 recreation industry leaders applauded the passage of the Natural Resources Management Act during a reception yesterday for the 116th Congress hosted by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable.
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici has praised House approval of a bill requiring criminal background checks for almost all firearms sales and transfers.
After a months-long battle with brain cancer, Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson died Tuesday night. He was 69-years-old.
Richardson announced last June that doctors had found a small tumor in his brain.
His office said that he died around 9 p.m.while at home, surrounded by friends and family
Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson died Tuesday night following his battle with cancer.
The news was announced Wednesday morning. The 69-year-old secretary of state was surrounded by friends and family at the time of his passing.
The death of Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, who'd battled brain cancer for the last seven months, has saddened state lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, newly empowered with leadership of a House subcommittee, says she wants to press forward with the renewal of federal spending authority for programs that help older people.
The latest three-year extension of the Older Americans Act, a law first passed in 1965, is due to expire this fall.