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April 2, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) are urging major banks to allow consumers to block automatic withdrawals taken from their accounts by Internet-based payday lenders. In a letter to the CEOs of the five largest U.S.

April 1, 2013 Press Release

Astoria, Ore. — Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced that she will introduce the Tsunami Debris Cleanup Reimbursement Act next week to allow the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to refund Oregon and other states for tsunami debris cleanup expenses using $5 million in funding donated by the government of Japan.

March 29, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) has joined with Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and 17 other Members of Congress in questioning the legal basis for retroactive cuts to federal Secure Rural Schools funds that have already been dispersed.

March 27, 2013 Press Release

Scappoose, Ore.— Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today toured Hi-School Pharmacy in Scappoose to discuss her support for a reform that would cut as much as $156 billion from the deficit over the next ten years and save seniors up to $27 billion through reduced drug prices over the same time period.  The change would require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate

March 26, 2013 Press Release

Beaverton, Ore.--Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced her spring town hall meeting schedule. The public events will occur throughout April around the 1st congressional district. The schedule includes includes meetings in Seaside, Warrenton, Beaverton, Forest Grove, Columbia City, Portland, Sherwood, and McMinnville.

March 21, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted for a U.S. Senate-passed Continuing Resolution (CR) that will prevent a March 27th government shutdown. The measure will fund the government through September 30, 2013.

March 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted for the U.S. House budget proposal for fiscal year 2014 offered by Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). This proposal ends the sequester and adopts a balanced approach to budgeting.

March 15, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted against H.R. 803, the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act. The SKILLS Act eliminates several workforce investment programs designed to help veterans, the elderly, young workers, and other underserved constituency groups find work.
March 12, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement in reaction to House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget proposal.

March 12, 2013 Press Release

Local High School Artists to Be Featured on Facebook Page, Winner's Artwork Will Be Displayed in U.S. Capitol