PORTLAND, OR – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) announced that she will host a series of town hall meetings around the First Congressional District focused on issues that impact senior citizens. Information about government programs to assist seniors with housing, retirement, and financial issues will also be available.
WASHINGTON DC – Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) voted in support of a proposal to extend middle class tax cuts, a duplicate of the bill passed in the Senate. She also voted against a bill that would extend all of the tax cuts, including those to the wealthiest Americans. After voting, Bonamici made the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) is looking for talent to help design her Facebook page! She needs a cover photo, and who better to turn to than her talented constituents? Anyone can enter the contest - from aspiring photographers to those simply adept at using a smart phone camera.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that it would be releasing $250,000 (five $50,000 grants) to Oregon and the four other Pacific Coast states seeing a substantial increase in marine debris because of the tsunami that struck Japan in 2011.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) voted for the Surface Transportation Bill and issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) led a bipartisan group of 28 Pacific Coast Members of Congress today asking the U.S. Coast Guard to clarify its role in managing debris from the tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011. The Members—representing districts in Oregon, Washington, California, Alaska, Hawaii, and U.S. territories in the Pacific—asked Admiral Robert J.
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The six Democrats in Oregon’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Department of Justice to not withhold roughly $3 million in grants to law enforcement agencies in the state.
As I visit communities across Northwest Oregon, I hear from many Oregonians who feel left behind and left out of the economic recovery. Too many people are still struggling to make ends meet. If they are working, their wages are stagnant. They feel overwhelmed by rising rent prices, barriers to transportation, and sky-high childcare costs.
Lee Sitton, a U.S. Air Force Veteran who lives in Sherwood, was one of the guest speakers during a Veterans Day commemoration held Nov. 11 at the Sherwood Center for the Arts. Other guests included U.S. Rep.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Three Oregon Congress members visited the Veteran Affairs Medical Center Friday to bring attention to a major problem — veterans committing suicide at an alarming rate.
Sen. Ron Wyden and Congress members Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici met with veteran Erin Miller who now works as a crisis intervention specialist for Lines for Life.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon's legislators are looking to address what they call is an overlooked problem plaguing our military veterans - suicide.
Government studies show veterans are about 22 percent more likely to commit suicide than the rest of the population. It's 2.5 times more prominent among women who have served.
A week after visiting a Hillsboro health clinic, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici celebrated what she said was a mixed bag of funding for school-based health centers in Oregon.
In the wake of this year’s horrific wildfire season, the U.S. House on Wednesday passed legislation aimed at reversing the rising fire danger in the nation’s forests and grasslands.
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, the only woman in Oregon's congressional delegation, says expanded education and training are the main ways to increase the number of women in technology and help them achieve pay equity with men.
Bonamici, a Democrat from Beaverton, said she understands the concerns voiced Monday night (Oct. 30) at a forum sponsored by PDX Women in Tech.
Healthcare officials are considering options should Hillsboro's only school-based health clinic be forced to close next year due to lack of funding.