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December 16, 2019 Press Release

 

BEAVERTON, OR [12/16/19] — Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), a member of the House Education and Science Committees, announced that Sanjana Ilango of Westview High School won the Congressional App Challenge for Oregon’s First Congressional District.

 

December 13, 2019 Press Release
The Department did not discuss or bargain for these changes and decisions with AFGE, and we are concerned that the hiring process is now insulated from appropriate accountability and transparency.
December 12, 2019 Press Release
The Secretary’s answers about the Education Department’s failure to protect students from deceptive for-profit institutions were deeply unsatisfactory, as is her plan to provide only partial relief to some borrowers.
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December 12, 2019 Press Release
Oregonians are demanding that Congress address outrageous and ever-increasing costs of life-saving prescription medications.
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December 11, 2019 Press Release
As the Department concedes, without the safeguard of the 80-20 rule, tipped employees could ‘lose tipped income by spending more of their time performing duties where they are not earning tips, while still receiving cash wages of less than minimum wage.
December 10, 2019 Press Release
The climate crisis continues to threaten our ocean, and we must equip our coastal communities with the information necessary to respond to ocean acidification, harmful algal blooms, and hypoxia, as well as tsunami preparedness, navigation, and security concerns.
December 10, 2019 Press Release
This change will make a big difference for borrowers.
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December 6, 2019 Press Release
Elections are at the heart of our democracy, and we must make sure no one impedes the ability of citizens to express themselves at the ballot box, regardless of where they live.
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December 6, 2019 Press Release
By acknowledging the scale of the climate crisis, we can implement bold policies to address it.
December 4, 2019 Press Release
Unwanted robocalls are a plague.

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