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September 11, 2020 Press Release
Decision will enable federal aid to begin flowing, as unprecedented wildfires ravage state and force evacuation of thousands
My Oregon colleagues and I supported this federal emergency disaster declaration to bring critical resources to our state’s wildfire response, and I’m glad to see it was approved so quickly.
September 9, 2020 Press Release
In a bipartisan, bicameral effort, the congressional delegation is urging expedited approval of the governor’s disaster relief requests
Given the severity and speed in which these fires are spreading across the state, we urge you to expedite the declaration process to ensure that local communities have the resources they need to respond to and recover quickly from these devastating wildfires.
September 4, 2020 Press Release
These are very challenging times. Parents wrestle with how to juggle remote learning for their children while they struggle to find safe and affordable child care options and work or run a business.
September 2, 2020 Press Release
Bonamici also hosted a discussion with womxn entrepreneurs about child care challenges
I’ve been meeting regularly with parents, child care providers, educators, and advocates to discuss what needs to be done about the child care crisis, and their feedback has been vital.
August 31, 2020 Press Release
Evictions risk lives, drive families deeper into poverty, further burden overstretched health care systems, and make it much more difficult for the country to contain the coronavirus.
August 26, 2020 Press Release
Reauthorization and Funding for Elder Justice Act Would Support Exploited Seniors


WASHINGTON, DC – House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR), Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), today offered a bill to protect seniors across the country by reauthorizing and funding the Elder Justice Act.


August 25, 2020 Press Release
With the closure of congregate meal sites and the steep increase in newly homebound older adults, there is now a higher demand for OAA programs, such as home-delivered meals and other community-based supportive services.
August 22, 2020 Press Release
It is outrageous that President Trump and his administration are undermining the USPS. I joined the House in passing the Delivery for America Act to save the USPS and protect our election and communities.
August 19, 2020 Press Release
At this moment, there are immigrant members of our community doing everything they can to provide for their families, keep them healthy and safe, and contribute to society by creating economic activity and opportunities for employment.
August 17, 2020 Press Release
Oregon lawmakers’ letter says mail slowdown endangers delivery of medications and is “blatant election interference” in state’s proven vote-by-mail system
Unexpected delays at any point during this window could easily prevent Oregonians’ and Americans’ ballots from counting in the November 3 general election.