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June 28, 2019 Press Release
The Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Gainful Employment rule puts students at risk while letting for-profit institutions off the hook for low-quality programs.
June 28, 2019 Press Release
Ocean covers most of the Earth, yet we know very little about what is beneath its surface.
June 27, 2019 Statements


I am appalled and horrified at continuing reports about the inhumane treatment of migrants, especially migrant children, at our Southern border. President Trump's immigration policies are harming families and casting a dark and shameful shadow on this nation.



June 27, 2019 Press Release
Strong consumer protection laws are critical to making sure that investments in higher education lead students to a better future.
June 26, 2019 Press Release
The climate crisis and warming water temperatures are increasing the presence of harmful algal blooms (HABs) in our drinking water, ocean, rivers, and lakes.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
Climate change is an existential threat, and it requires the full attention of the federal government.
June 20, 2019 Press Release
As a cornerstone of its regulatory process, the EPA relies on peer-reviewed science.
June 19, 2019 Statements
Make no mistake - the Trump Administration's new rule to rollback President Obama’s Clean Power Plan ignores the gravity of the climate crisis and fails to uphold the EPA's authority under the Clean Air Act to protect public health and the environment.
June 19, 2019 Press Release
Integrating arts and design into STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) creates more inclusive classrooms and inspires students to be more innovative.
June 12, 2019 Press Release
The ocean covers more than 70 percent of the surface of our planet, and we can harness clean energy from waves, tides, and currents to power our homes, buildings, and communities.


In The News

July 27, 2019 In The News

Two bills — one signed by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown earlier this month (HB 2829), and one recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives (HR 3742) — offer the most significant opportunities to fund fish and wildlife conservation in a century.

July 26, 2019 In The News

A celebration to recognize those involved with helping establish a 16-unit affordable housing apartment complex in St. Helens was hosted last week.

On Friday, July 19, a grand opening ceremony was held at the 18th Street Development, a recently completed affordable housing apartment complex — already fully occupied — as a way to honor those involved that made the project possible.

July 26, 2019 In The News

U.S. Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oregon, and Don Young, R-Alaska, who serve as co-chairs of the House Oceans Caucus, have introduced an update to the Save Our Seas Act designed to strengthen efforts to remove and prevent marine debris.

July 22, 2019 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation in the House to help those with student loans avoid defaulting on their debt.

July 21, 2019 In The News

Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Chair of the Education & Labor Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services, applauded the House passage of the Raise the Wage Act.

July 19, 2019 In The News

A grand opening event to celebrate the completion of a 16-unit affordable housing project in St. Helens will take place at the complex this Friday.

July 19, 2019 In The News

House Democrats passed a bill this week to double the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, but Americans who work for low wages shouldn’t count on extra cash in their paychecks anytime soon.

July 18, 2019 In The News

As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers