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October 5, 2020 Press Release
Hazardous Waste/Solid Waste Debris Disposal Assistance for Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, and Marion counties follows delegation letter led by Wyden and DeFazio


Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici said today that federal officials have notified them that eight Oregon counties will get assistance for removing and disposing hazardous materials and solid waste debris as part of response and recovery to the wildfires.


October 5, 2020 Press Release
In times of disaster, people seek comfort and safety in their homes.
October 2, 2020 Press Release
We ask you to take into account the size and scale of this disaster as well as the backdrop upon which this disaster fell.
October 1, 2020 Press Release
As the coronavirus death toll tragically surpasses 200,000 and the pandemic continues to devastate our communities and economy, the American people need relief.
October 1, 2020 Press Release
Bonamici, Young, Whitehouse, Sullivan, Menendez Lead Save Our Seas 2.0 to Build on Earlier Bipartisan Success
We need to fundamentally change our reliance on plastics.
September 30, 2020 Press Release
Protecting Our Students in Schools Act of 2020 is endorsed by over 25 groups
Schools must be safe spaces for all students to learn and reach their full potential.
September 30, 2020 Press Release
It’s long past time that we acknowledge the physical, psychological, and cultural atrocities that were committed against Native children under the Indian Boarding School Policy.
September 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC [09/29/20] – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) requested that the Oregon Health Authority and Pacific Seafood hold a virtual community meeting to provide information and address community concerns about the significant COVID-19 outbreak at Pacific’s Warrenton facility that resulted in approximately 100 people testing positive for COVID-19.


September 28, 2020 Press Release
Eligible families and individuals displaced by wildfires need more time to access payments
Our communities are facing a long road to recovery that is compounded by the ongoing health and economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.
September 25, 2020 Press Release
Families, children, and seniors struggling amid unprecedented wildfire season and coronavirus crisis should not be punished for seeking emergency assistance
In response to the devastation caused by the wildfires in Oregon, it is imperative that you suspend the public charge rule in its entirety.