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June 24, 2020 Press Release
Bill Will Accelerate Transition to 100% Clean Energy and Net-Zero Emissions
Many of the effects of the climate crisis are regional, which is why we need regional solutions to effectively transition to a 100 percent clean energy economy.
June 23, 2020 Press Release
Joined by 64 bipartisan members
As our efforts continue to confront the economic and health consequences of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Congress cannot neglect the needs of our coastal communities and the blue economy.
June 18, 2020 Press Release
I have spoken with many Dreamers in NW Oregon. DACA allowed them to dream about their future, and to build lives, families, and careers — until the Trump administration placed them in limbo. Now they can dream again.
June 13, 2020 Press Release
Expanded testing is an important step in slowing the spread among this community, but it is clear that barriers still exist to getting resources and support to the Latinx population.
June 11, 2020 Press Release
Report provides solutions to support working families, children, and educators
As a mom of two, I’ve long recognized the importance of affordable and high-quality child care.
June 8, 2020 Press Release
People in Oregon and around the country are marching in the streets and demanding change to a law enforcement culture that has led to the inhumane treatment and deaths of Black people and people of color.
June 2, 2020 Press Release
Oregonians are contacting my office in desperation. They have spent hours on hold or have been trying for days to get through to OED to process a claim or check the status of a claim.
June 1, 2020 Press Release
Police brutality and racial profiling are corrosive and inflict death and pain on our communities.
May 28, 2020 Press Release
During today’s Subcommittee on Workforce Protections hearing, Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) asked Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Loren Sweatt to explain why the agency has issued only one COVID-19 workplace safety citation during the worst worker safety crisis in recent history.
May 27, 2020 Press Release
The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with high levels of drought throughout the West, will create unprecedented wildland firefighting challenges in the Pacific Northwest making the 2020 wildfire season potentially one of the most dangerous seasons to date.