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December 15, 2017 Press Release
Students, Higher Education Leaders Voice Concerns About Legislation That Will Affect Access to Higher Education

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) convened a roundtable discussion about legislation in Congress that will affect college affordability and access to higher education.

December 14, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici joined a number of other Members of Congress in condemning the FCC’s action and announcing their intention to introduce legislation to overturn the “Restoring Internet Freedom” order the Commission adopted with that vote.
December 13, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Offers Amendments To Increase Support for Low-Income Students, Maintain Consumer Protections for Students, Strengthen Accountability of For-Profit Colleges, and Address Campus Sexual Assault
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, a leader on the Education and the Workforce Committee, stood up against efforts in that committee to roll back federal higher education policies that support low-income students. She also strongly opposed efforts to reduce accountability of unscrupulous for-profit institutions and to remove consumer protections for defrauded students who attended them.
December 11, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici issued the following statement about the passing of Vera Katz, former Portland Mayor and Speaker of the Oregon House.
December 8, 2017 Press Release
Today Education and the Workforce Vice Ranking Member Suzanne Bonamici, Education and the Workforce Ranking Member Bobby Scott, and 45 Democrats stood up for public education and urged tax bill conferees to mitigate the harmful aspects of the current tax proposal and instead advance a tax plan that supports public schools and investments in higher education.
December 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici stood up for public safety by voting against legislation that would undermine states’ gun safety laws.
December 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici highlighted Oregon’s leadership on family-friendly workplace policies that provide workers with paid sick days and predictable schedules.
December 1, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, a member of the House Education and Science Committees, announced that Divya Amirtharaj, a student at Beaverton’s Westview High School, has won the Congressional App Challenge for Oregon’s First Congressional District.
November 29, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to require all Members of Congress and Congressional staff participate in annual training to prevent all forms of workplace harassment and discrimination.
November 28, 2017 Press Release
EQUIP Act Builds on Successful Oregon Program
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Oregon reproductive health leaders held a discussion about legislation the Congresswoman introduced to improve maternal and infant health outcomes and reduce rates of unintended pregnancy.