Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted to pass the Ruth Moore Act (H.R. 671), legislation she co-sponsored to ease the burden of proof required to prove Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) related to a military sexual assault.
Washington, D.C. – The entire Oregon congressional delegation has written to the Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Marilyn Tavenner, to ask her to use her authority to correct an anomaly used to calculate reimbursement rates for rural home health providers.
Portland, OR – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici marked the sixth anniversary of the landmark law curbing predatory payday loans that they helped pass in the Oregon legislature by calling for national action to end payday lending and close online payday lending loopholes. They were joined by consumer protection advocates at the Oregon Fo
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced her opposition to H.R. 1911, legislation that would allow student loan interest rates to rise as high as 8.5 percent based on a variable formula linked to the 10 year Treasury Note. Without action, the current interest rate of 3.4 percent will double July 1 to 6.8 percent.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced her support for the Military Justice Improvement Act of 2013, new bipartisan legislation that would reform the military justice system.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement explaining her vote against repeal of the Affordable Care Act law.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) has announced that Mary Root, a student at Saint Mary’s Academy in Portland, Oregon, is the winner of the 2013 Congressional Art Competition for Oregon’s 1st Congressional District.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted against H.R. 1406–legislation that would allow private employers to avoid paying overtime wages to employees working more than 40 hours per week if they offer their employees “comp” time off instead.
Beaverton, Ore. — Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced that the Housing Authority of Washington County is now eligible for 35 HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers in addition to the 25 vouchers they have already been awarded. Bonamici requested the additional vouchers in letters to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S.