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August 23, 2018 Press Release
Secretary DeVos and President Trump’s latest plan to allow school districts to use federal funding meant for mental health services and other important student support programs to buy guns is irresponsible and dangerous.
August 21, 2018 Press Release

BEAVERTON, Ore. [08/21/18] – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) announced that Easterseals Oregon will receive $1.5M in federal funding over three years to provide employment services for homeless veterans in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties.

August 15, 2018 Press Release
Members Call on Trump Administration to Reduce or Eliminate Tariffs on Hazelnuts, Level the Playing Field for Oregon Farmers

WASHINGTON, DC [08/15/18] – Congresswoman Bonamici, Senators Wyden and Merkley, and Representatives DeFazio, Blumenauer, and Schrader called on the Trump Administration to work with China to reduce or eliminate Chinese tariffs that are harming Oregon’s hazelnut farmers and making it difficult for them to compete with growers in other countries.

August 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC [08/10/18] – Congresswoman Bonamici (OR-01) issued the following statement after the Trump administration moved to repeal the gainful employment rule, which protects students attending career colleges from being burdened by student loan debt that they cannot repay. 


August 10, 2018 Press Release
In Letter, Oregon Congressional Democrats Call on CMS to Drop Rule Restricting Home Care Workers Rights to Organize

Washington, D.C. – Members of the Oregon congressional delegation, including United States Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Representatives Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Kurt Schrader today called on the Trump administration to drop a proposed rule that would unjustifiably restrict home care workers’ ability to form unions and collectively bargain

July 30, 2018 Press Release
I am thrilled to see that the Economic Development Administration recognizes the potential of the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center. OMIC will help students and workers learn the skills they need to work in today’s economy, where advanced manufacturing is increasingly technical, while also advancing research and development that helps industries compete and thrive.
July 26, 2018 Press Release
The Trump administration needs to stop making excuses and reunite these kids with their families as quickly as possible so children can begin to heal from this traumatic experience.
July 26, 2018 Press Release
We know that workers today switch jobs frequently and often lose track of the retirement savings they have worked so hard to earn.
July 25, 2018 Press Release
I was proud to work with my fellow House Oceans Caucus Co-Chair Don Young on this bill to strengthen federal support for preventing and responding to marine debris events.
July 25, 2018 Press Release
In Oregon, CTE classes like Beaverton’s Aloha High School’s Auto Tech program and Newberg High School’s CAD Lab engage more students, boost graduation rates, and give students the opportunity to learn real world skills.