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February 7, 2019 Press Release
I am honored that Speaker Pelosi has selected me serve on the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.
February 6, 2019 Press Release
The Trump administration’s continued assault on immigrants is inhumane and un-American.
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February 4, 2019 Press Release
In the wake of tragic school shootings, students like Alexandria stepped up to lead overdue conversations about policies to protect our students and communities from senseless violence.
February 1, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC [02/1/19] – Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici announced that she will serve on two subcommittees on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee: Environment, and Investigations and Oversight.

 

January 29, 2019 Press Release
It is an honor to be elected as Chair of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services.
January 28, 2019 Press Release
Although we are relieved that you acknowledged that climate change poses an existential threat to our way of life, it is unacceptable that you admitted you have not been fully briefed on the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s Fourth National Climate Assessment.
January 28, 2019 Press Release
I’m proud that the Opportunities for Success Act is my first bill in the 116th Congress.
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January 25, 2019 Press Release
I am relieved that dedicated federal employees can finally get paid. It is entirely unacceptable that the shutdown went on for so long.
January 24, 2019 Press Release
Each day the federal government requires ‘excepted’ employees to perform work without pay is untenable and the DoL has the authority to help ease that hardship by allowing these ‘excepted’ federal employees the ability to apply for unemployment insurance.
January 24, 2019 Press Release
We are concerned that rescission of the guidance reflects a lack of commitment on the part of the Departments to fully enforce federal civil rights law that is intended to ensure that students are not discriminated against because of their race, color, or national origin.

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April 12, 2019 In The News

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she knew about the alarming levels of attempted suicide among transgender young people and the harmful effects of bullying and harassment in schools towards transgender students. That knowledge however didn’t stop her department from rolling back nationwide guidance meant to protect transgender students.

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April 11, 2019 In The News

Education Secretary and woman-of-the-people Betsy Devos appeared before the House Education and Labor Committee this week to testify about her widely-criticized moves to reverse course on Obama-era affirmative action and trans-inclusive guidelines.

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April 11, 2019 In The News

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said that she was aware of research showing how harmful her anti-transgender guidance two years ago was.

DeVos appeared before the civil rights subcommittee of the House Education Committee.

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April 11, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici will be in Astoria on Tuesday for a town hall.

Bonamici’s visit will be in Columbia Hall Room 219 on Clatsop Community College’s main campus, 1651 Lexington Ave. in Astoria.

April 11, 2019 In The News

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has admitted that she knew her departments actions against transgender students could directly impact their mental health and wellbeing.

Appearing before the House Education and Labor Committee, the usually evasive and opaque DeVos was pressed to directly answer a question from Civil Rights Subcommittee Chairwoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-Oreg.).

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April 10, 2019 In The News

Testifying Wednesday before the House Education and Labor Committee Betsy DeVos said she knew one of her very first acts as Secretary of Education could greatly harm transgender students, but she did it anyway.

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April 10, 2019 In The News

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos admitted Wednesday that she was aware of the the hardships faced by transgender students when she rolled back Obama-era guidelines meant to protect their rights.

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April 10, 2019 In The News

House Democrats who focus on education peppered U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos with questions about her vision for school choice, arming teachers, and federal education law during a lengthy, often confrontational hearing here Wednesday.

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April 10, 2019 In The News

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos knew one of her policy decisions could lead to worse academic performance and depression among transgender students.

And she did it anyway.

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