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May 5, 2021 Press Release
The lawmakers are taking the North Coast community’s concerns about operational changes at the job center to the agency after successfully preserving worker housing at the site
The City of Astoria, and furthermore, all of Clatsop County, are experiencing a severe affordable housing shortage.
April 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC [04/29/21] – During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Don Young (R-AK), Jared Huffman (D-CA), and Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR) introduced bipartisan legislation to strengthen the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) response to sexual assault and sexual harassment, and to secure more resources for survivors.

April 28, 2021 Press Release
Mitsui, Bonamici Highlight Need to Invest in Community Colleges
President Mitsui is a champion for community colleges, and I am grateful he testified at our hearing today about the support students need as we recover from the pandemic and build back better.
April 27, 2021 Press Release
Andrea Paluso has been a tireless advocate for families and caregivers, advancing legislative solutions and making a difference in the lives of women and families.
April 22, 2021 Press Release
Our ocean and coastal ecosystems are often overlooked and undervalued, but they are among the world’s most productive working ecosystems and can help in our work to solve the climate crisis.
April 16, 2021 Press Release
As Co-Chair of the Congressional Estuary Caucus, I know that estuaries are on the frontlines of the climate crisis and essential to the economic vitality and environmental integrity of Oregon.
April 15, 2021 Press Release
The Equal Pay Act has been law for more than a half century, but in 2021, equal pay for equal work is still not a reality for many women, especially women of color.
April 13, 2021 Press Release
As we help our economy recover from the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and transition to clean energy, we must connect the millions of people who are unemployed with good-paying infrastructure jobs.
April 6, 2021 Press Release
Federal SRS resources will help local communities cover costs for schools, roads and law enforcement


Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley along with U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici and Kurt Schrader said today that 31 Oregon counties will receive about $39.3 million in Secure Rural Schools (SRS) payments for schools, roads, law enforcement and other essential services.


April 1, 2021 Press Release
The Paycheck Protection Program was designed to provide a lifeline to the many small business owners who are trying hard to keep their businesses afloat during the pandemic.