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February 25, 2021 Press Release
Our LGBTQ friends, neighbors, colleagues, and community members should not miss an educational opportunity, or be denied housing, credit, or health care because of who they are or who they love.
February 22, 2021 Press Release
A quality public education system provides students with the opportunity to reach their full potential, and it strengthens our communities and economy.
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February 19, 2021 Press Release
We all want students and educators back in schools, but they need resources to make sure everyone is safe.
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February 19, 2021 Press Release
As a mother of two, I know how essential quality child care is for working families, children, and our economy.
February 18, 2021 Press Release
We have an opportunity and an obligation to solve the climate crisis, and it is an honor to continue serving as a senior member of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee at this critical time when we will advance bold policies to protect our planet.
February 17, 2021 Press Release
Lifting the in-person requirements for mifepristone is consistent with various FDA and HHS actions that encourage and promote the use of telemedicine in lieu of in-person visits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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February 11, 2021 Press Release
I am heartbroken and infuriated by the violent attacks on members of our AAPI community and vandalism against AAPI-owned businesses.
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February 8, 2021 Press Release
I am grateful for the opportunity to continue serving as Chair of the Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee.
February 5, 2021 Press Release
Workers are facing the economic consequences of the pandemic, and our National Apprenticeship Act will help more people get the skills they need to secure good-paying jobs.
February 3, 2021 Press Release
By vacating this harmful rule, the court has delivered an important victory to the American people, who can trust that environmental regulations will be made based on the best available science.

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In The News

May 4, 2021 In The News

“Committee service is a critical part of the legislative process, allowing members to directly shape new policies and provide oversight of existing programs,” said U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, Democrat in District 1 in northwest Oregon. “Right now, Oregonians are serving in senior roles on committees related to taxes, health care, energy, education and infrastructure.”

May 3, 2021 In The News

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici of Beaverton, who sits on the House Education and Labor Committee, is a leading voice for child care, having set up her own advisory panel on the issue. She said the current system was broken even before the onset of the coronavirus pandemic forced many day care centers and homes to curtail the number of children they see — or even close down entirely.

April 30, 2021 In The News

At the same time in Congress, Oregon Democrats Sen. Ron Wyden and Reps. Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer are touting plans to make huge investments in ramping up support for child care nationwide.

April 29, 2021 In The News

Beth Schoenbach, a spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, said the congressman spearheaded a letter to the SBA asking that the funding criteria for nonprofits be revaluated. Schoenbach said U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, who wrote the restaurant relief portion of the American Rescue Plan; U.S. Rep Suzanne Marie Bonamici; and U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden joined in signing the letter.

April 27, 2021 In The News

Blue carbon is what scientists and policy makers say is a critical part of the global effort to mitigate climate change. Coastal environments are home to mangroves, tidal marshes and seagrass, all of which sequester carbon at rates greater than mature tropical forests. Rep.

April 27, 2021 In The News

“Our ocean and coastal ecosystems are often overlooked and undervalued, but they are among the world’s most productive working ecosystems and can help in our work to solve the climate crisis,” said Bonamici. “We must act now to capture the great power of our coastal ecosystems to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store it.

April 26, 2021 In The News

"These are challenging systems to navigate. We've been doing this for more than three years. We know we need benefit navigators to help students to do that," Mark Mitsui, president of Portland Community College, said during a conference call with Bonamici.

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April 22, 2021 In The News

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, also a Democrat, said she called for the investigation and was reviewing it’s findings and recommendations. “The Trump Administration flamed tensions and sparked fear among the people of Portland for months,” she said in a statement.

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April 22, 2021 In The News

From Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, a Democrat who represents parts of Portland and its West Side:

“George Floyd’s murder is a tragedy and a painful chapter in our country’s history of systemic racism. His family and his community in Minneapolis have experienced heartbreaking anguish. They deserve accountability, and I wish them peace and healing.

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April 22, 2021 In The News

“Black Americans have lived in fear for too long. The Senate must pass the #GeorgeFloydJusticeInPolicingAct to help end the targeting of Black communities by police,” tweeted Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.).

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