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July 16, 2021 Press Release
As you know, Oregon, and the rest of the West, experienced an unprecedented and destructive wildfire season in 2020. Over 50,000 fires burned 10 million acres, with fires lasting well into the fall. As we approach another potentially catastrophic wildfire season, many Oregonians continue to struggle to return to the pre-disaster state of normal.
July 16, 2021 Press Release
Learning to code can be a valuable and empowering experience for students.
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July 15, 2021 Press Release

BEAVERTON, OR [7/15/21] – This week Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici hosted U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona in Oregon to discuss their efforts to provide students with pathways to affordable higher education, including two years of free community college.

July 8, 2021 Press Release
Noting the unprecedented 2020 season and wildfires already burning across the state, lawmakers are asking for details on preparation efforts
As you know, Oregon, and the rest of the West, experienced an unprecedented and destructive wildfire season in 2020.
July 7, 2021 Press Release
Federal government will cover 100 percent of debris removal and emergency protective measures taken by state and local governments during the crisis
The wildfires that raged through Oregon last year caused great devastation, and many communities are still working hard to recover as this wildfire season begins.
July 1, 2021 Press Release
The INVEST in America Act addresses the infrastructure needs of NW Oregon and the country, helps mitigate the climate crisis, and creates good-paying jobs.
June 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-01) and Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden this week urged President Biden to provide student loan borrowers with urgently needed relief by extending the current pause on payments and interest for federally held student loans.

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June 23, 2021 Press Release
Americans are living and working longer, and we must make sure they are protected from age discrimination.
June 22, 2021 Press Release
“The next funding package presents an opportunity to provide needed support for child care providers, create and support over 2.3 million jobs for women, especially women of color, and invest in the next generation.”
As the pandemic has made clear, child care is essential infrastructure that makes all other work in our country possible.
June 10, 2021 Press Release
Students need to be safe and feel safe at school so they can learn and grow without fear.

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