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September 24, 2021 Press Release
The repeated attacks on reproductive rights are reprehensible and must be stopped.
September 23, 2021 Press Release
Our firefighters and first responders work hard day in and day out to keep our communities safe. This critical funding will make sure that they are well-equipped to protect families and visitors in Clatsop County and stay safe while on the job.
September 22, 2021 Press Release
I’ve heard from too many students and young consumers who have been taken advantage of by unscrupulous student loan companies and for-profit colleges.
September 17, 2021 Press Release
Oregon faced multiple extreme heat emergencies this year, and we continue to mourn the lives that were lost.
September 14, 2021 Press Release
The Build Back Better Act is a once-in-a-generation investment in the foundations of middle-class prosperity: education, child care, and more.
September 8, 2021 Press Release
Our nation’s important transition to clean energy will create significant economic growth.
September 7, 2021 Press Release
The pandemic, the wildfires, and the extreme weather events over the last year prove the value of being as prepared as possible for catastrophic events.
September 2, 2021 Press Release
Community Action Agencies have been working tirelessly to reduce poverty in our communities for decades.


In The News

September 24, 2021 In The News

Rural fire departments in Clatsop County will receive more than $1.2 million in federal grants to buy new tools and resources that are in compliance with the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici announced. Warrenton will receive $160,952. Knappa will receive $200,000. Cannon Beach will receive grants of $574,571 and $46,380.

September 20, 2021 In The News

The Preventing HEAT Illness and Deaths Act would formalize an Obama-era interagency program to monitor extreme heat and incentivize community initiatives. Oregon Democrat Suzanne Bonamici sponsored the House bill along with Crist. While Sens. Edward J. Markey and Alex Padilla, Democrats from Massachusetts and California respectively, filed a Senate version.

September 16, 2021 In The News

Bonamici said she was "thrilled" to be standing inside something that has, for years, been talked about with growing enthusiasm in Beaverton. "This is going to be a wonderful addition to the community here, not just for Beaverton, but for the whole area," she said.

September 15, 2021 In The News

It is encouraging that Suzanne Bonamici already understands the importance of a price on carbon.

September 14, 2021 In The News

Leger Fernández is co-sponsoring the bill with U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, a Democrat from Oregon, and is optimistic that they will receive support from members of Congress on both sides of the aisle. “Our nation’s important transition to clean energy will create significant economic growth,” Bonamici said in a press release.

September 14, 2021 In The News

Time is running out to make long-overdue investments in our country’s growing community of LGBTQ+ elders, who have spent their lives breaking barriers and blazing the path toward equality for the generations who follow.

September 13, 2021 In The News

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, who represents Oregon's 1st Congressional District, shared a thread on Twitter, recalling that she had visited New York just days before the attack and had taken a photo of her children in front of the Twin Towers.

September 10, 2021 In The News

Gail Greenman took the reins this week at the WEA, a business advocacy group in Washington and west Clackamas counties. Greenman, who lives in West Linn, previously worked as director of national affairs for the Oregon Farm Bureau, a lobbying position.

September 10, 2021 In The News

Workforce training programs and Pell Grants need to be robustly funded in President Joe Biden‘s broad $3.5 trillion spending package, Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee said Thursday as they debated the panel’s portion of the tax and spending bill.

September 10, 2021 In The News

Recently an Oregon mother told me that “if child care crumbles, if it gets even a fraction more difficult to find, then our collective ability to work crumbles too.” Finding quality care for her children was so time-consuming it felt like a second job.