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January 11, 2019 Press Release
Today I was proud to vote for a bill to guarantee that workers will be paid once this shutdown finally concludes. This should provide a small measure of certainty for federal employees, but it does not change the unacceptable fact that about 800,000 employees will miss their paycheck today.
January 10, 2019 Press Release
“Missing even one paycheck can have catastrophic consequences,” Bonamici says
Missing even one paycheck can have catastrophic consequences. It is far too high a cost for these dedicated federal employees to pay for a policy fight they did not start and have no power to end.
January 9, 2019 Press Release
Shutdown impacts over 41,000 active duty Coast Guard members performing missions and protecting the coastal borders
It is unacceptable that the government shutdown has affected the men and women of the US Coast Guard, who provide critical protections for our coastal and riverfront communities in many ways.
January 9, 2019 Press Release
“Trump is putting special interests ahead of safeguarding access to clean air and clean water,” says Bonamici
Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), a leader on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, issued the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Andrew Wheeler to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
January 3, 2019 Press Release
Representing Northwest Oregon is a great honor and I’m humbled to have the trust of Oregonians for another term.
December 23, 2018 Press Release
It is deeply troubling that GOP Congressional leaders and President Trump have put politics over the safety of our nation and the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of federal employees who are now furloughed through the holidays with no relief in sight.
December 20, 2018 Press Release
New reporting finds presence of asbestos in talcum powder, including baby powders marketed for use on infants
We write to express our deep concern about recent reporting from Reuters detailing the presence of asbestos in talcum powder products used in a variety of consumer goods, including baby powders commonly used on infants.
December 20, 2018 Press Release
Research Will Help Communities Respond to Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia, Which Harm Fisheries and Threaten Public Health
Updating this program and investing in research on HABs and hypoxia will help Oregonians and people across the country who are facing the dangerous effects of exposure to harmful algal blooms in drinking water sources, oceans, and lakes.
December 20, 2018 Press Release
For too long our criminal justice system has meted out punishment that outweighs the crimes. Too many nonviolent offenders have been locked away for lengthy periods of time, preventing them from being with their families and contributing to their communities.
December 19, 2018 Press Release
We write to respectfully request that you allocate robust funding in the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget request for programs that address a widespread and ever-increasing problem: toxic algal blooms, also called harmful algal blooms (HABs).