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The cost of insulin for Medicare recipients in Northwest Oregon is 4.6 times higher than it would be in Australia, according to a report recently released by Northwest Oregon Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici.
Democrats tore into an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plan Wednesday that would bar the agency from relying on scientific studies that don’t release their underlying data — a controversial proposal resurfacing this week with reports that the agency may expand the reach of the rule.
The daughter of a music teacher, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici knows that the arts strengthen STEM and vice versa. “Integrating the arts into STEM education inspires more critical thinking, which we need to maintain our country’s spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship,” she says.
November is diabetes awareness month, and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) is taking the opportunity to highlight the high cost of insulin in Oregon’s First Congressional District.
The Washington County commissioner and former Hillsboro mayor keynoted the county's Veterans Day ceremony.
The father of U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici of Beaverton also served in the Navy.
"I want to assure everyone that this is a coincidence," she said as the audience laughed.
Many organizations representing the interests of older adults were thrilled with the U.S. House’s passage Monday of HR 4334, the Dignity in Aging Act of 2019, which reauthorizes the Older Americans Act. The leadership of Oregon Rep. Suzanne Bonamici on behalf of this bill was distinct and decisive. She chaired the subcommittee that produced the bill.
Oregon businesses are known for creativity, authenticity and irreverence. Columbia Sportswear's Gert Boyle exuded all three.
Friday is the last day for the public to comment on a proposed rule change by the Trump administration that would eliminate Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, or food stamps, for more than 3 million people.
Bills that would reauthorize the Older Americans Act and improve improve education and training in geriatrics passed in the House of Representatives on Monday. They now move to the Senate for consideration.