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January 19, 2019 Press Release
President Trump said he would be ‘proud to shut down the government;’ now he must end it and do so immediately before more people are hurt.
January 15, 2019 Press Release
Many federal employees do not know how they will pay their rent or mortgage, put food on the table or gas in their car, and pay for childcare.
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January 11, 2019 Press Release
Today I was proud to vote for a bill to guarantee that workers will be paid once this shutdown finally concludes. This should provide a small measure of certainty for federal employees, but it does not change the unacceptable fact that about 800,000 employees will miss their paycheck today.
January 10, 2019 Press Release
Missing even one paycheck can have catastrophic consequences. It is far too high a cost for these dedicated federal employees to pay for a policy fight they did not start and have no power to end.
January 9, 2019 Press Release
It is unacceptable that the government shutdown has affected the men and women of the US Coast Guard, who provide critical protections for our coastal and riverfront communities in many ways.
January 9, 2019 Press Release
Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), a leader on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, issued the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Andrew Wheeler to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
January 3, 2019 Press Release
Representing Northwest Oregon is a great honor and I’m humbled to have the trust of Oregonians for another term.
December 23, 2018 Press Release
It is deeply troubling that GOP Congressional leaders and President Trump have put politics over the safety of our nation and the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of federal employees who are now furloughed through the holidays with no relief in sight.
December 20, 2018 Press Release
We write to express our deep concern about recent reporting from Reuters detailing the presence of asbestos in talcum powder products used in a variety of consumer goods, including baby powders commonly used on infants.

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In The News

April 10, 2019 In The News

During a House Committee on Education and Labor hearing on Wednesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos shared an admission that seemed to startle some members of Congress.

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April 10, 2019 In The News

For the price of a cup of tea, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici heard four Hillsboro High School students talk about their work experience at the First Tech Credit Union coffee shop.

All of them are enrolled in the business/marketing course, one of 10 the school offers in career and technical education. The district's other high schools have their own offerings.

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April 10, 2019 In The News

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos seems to have a problem answering direct questions with direct answers — at least when testifying before Congress.

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April 8, 2019 In The News

Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) has an idea for how to battle ocean acidification: Give prizes to the people who come up with the best ideas.

April 7, 2019 In The News

In a scathing attack on the Trump administration’s immigration policies, Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives have called them xenophobic, abhorrent, un-American, and have pledged to protect the human rights of those seeking refuge and asylum in the US.

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April 7, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, a longtime advocate of adding the arts to science education, got a firsthand look at what students are learning.

April 5, 2019 In The News

The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held its first-ever hearing on Thursday.

The bi-partisan committee took an unusual approach by calling on young leaders from around the country to testify, instead of hearing from typical experts in the field. 

18-year-old Aji Piper is suing the U.S. government over climate change.

April 3, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici will hold six town hall meetings in five northwest Oregon counties, beginning at 11 a.m. April 13 in the Melrose Hall Ice Auditorium on the campus of Linfield College in McMinnville. After stops in Portland and Astoria, Bonamici will next appear locally at 6 p.m. April 18 in the gym at Gaston Junior/Senior High School, then at 6 p.m.

April 3, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici will host two town halls in western Washington County this month, with stops in Gaston and Hillsboro.

On Friday, Bonamici announced six town halls in Washington, Yamhill and Clatsop and Columbia counties.

April 2, 2019 In The News

Oregon Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici met  at a Bethany fire station March 21 to talk about the continuing dangers of asbestos with an invited panel of Oregon labor leaders.

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