Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted for an amendment to restore $20 billion in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funding slated to be cut by the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (H.R. 1947). Bonamici was an original cosponsor of the amendment, which was offered by Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA).
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted against H.R.1797, legislation that would jail doctors who perform medically necessary, constitutionally protected abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today testified to a key U.S. House panel about the importance of passing two bills she introduced earlier this year to assist coastal communities with tsunami debris cleanup efforts.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) this week introduced the Counseling for Career Choice Act to ensure that high school students are made fully aware of their career and education options prior to graduation.
Beaverton, Ore. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today joined with Handful Sportsbra CEO Jennifer Ferguson to tout her efforts to encourage more companies to relocate manufacturing to the United States. Handful recently announced a decision to “onshore” production, moving manufacturing from China to Oregon.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted to pass the Ruth Moore Act (H.R. 671), legislation she co-sponsored to ease the burden of proof required to prove Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) related to a military sexual assault.
Washington, D.C. – The entire Oregon congressional delegation has written to the Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Marilyn Tavenner, to ask her to use her authority to correct an anomaly used to calculate reimbursement rates for rural home health providers.
Portland, OR – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici marked the sixth anniversary of the landmark law curbing predatory payday loans that they helped pass in the Oregon legislature by calling for national action to end payday lending and close online payday lending loopholes. They were joined by consumer protection advocates at the Oregon Fo
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced her opposition to H.R. 1911, legislation that would allow student loan interest rates to rise as high as 8.5 percent based on a variable formula linked to the 10 year Treasury Note. Without action, the current interest rate of 3.4 percent will double July 1 to 6.8 percent.