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November 23, 2018 Press Release
The National Climate Assessment adds to the overwhelming research demonstrating that the consequences of inaction on climate change will be serious and swift.
November 20, 2018 Press Release
A redefinition by this administration of the term gender for the purposes of federal law would express a careless disregard for medicine and science.
November 15, 2018 Press Release
As we recognize National Apprenticeship Week and Women in Apprenticeship Day, we must commit to strengthening apprenticeships and work-based learning programs.
November 2, 2018 Press Release
Access to safe and reliable drinking water is critical for our communities to stay healthy and thrive.
October 27, 2018 Press Release
My heart goes out to everyone affected by today’s horrific shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.
October 19, 2018 Press Release
ACICS has long faced concerns about its ability to meet federal standards.
October 18, 2018 Press Release
This unnecessary and counterproductive consolidation will undermine scientific integrity, jeopardize bedrock public health and environmental standards, and endanger the EPA’s ability to fulfill its mission of protecting human health and the environment.
October 16, 2018 Press Release
Today’s decision by the U.S. District Court in Washington, DC sends a clear message to Secretary DeVos: the Department of Education must stop putting the interest of for-profit companies before the interest of students.
October 11, 2018 Press Release
The ocean is resilient and we can help it heal, but we cannot continue to ignore the garbage polluting our oceans and shores.
October 9, 2018 Press Release
When people travel by air, they often experience lost luggage, delays, or other complications that are entirely out of their control.


In The News

March 24, 2019 In The News

Oregon congressional Democrats joined a chorus of indignant politicians on Twitter Sunday, demanding that the report on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 presidential campaign be released in full.

March 21, 2019 In The News

Twice in nine months, at least three members of Oregon’s congressional delegation have paid a visit to a little-known school in Salem run by the federal government.

March 21, 2019 In The News

Oregon lawmakers are pushing for a nationwide ban of asbestos - a known carcinogen that kills thousands of people in America every year. 

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Senator Jeff Merkley inroduced a new act -- that would ban asbestos entirely in the U.S. 

The lawmakers met with community members in Portland Thursday to discuss the issue. 

March 20, 2019 In The News

By Suzanne Bonamici

Bonamici, a Democrat, represents Oregon’s 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

We can no longer wait to take bold action on climate change.

March 20, 2019 In The News

The fantastic college-admissions scandal calls to mind one of the most famous sayings in American life: “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Its wise author, the great cartoonist Walt Kelly (he created Pogo) would have gotten a kick out of explanations for the alleged fraud, which have become an exercise in turning away from the mirror and blaming someone or something else.

March 20, 2019 In The News

The major energy project slated for Morrow County is going to have a ripple effect — with the capacity for more battery storage than any other facility in the country. With that surge in power storage will come funds for local schools’ science, technology and art programs.

March 15, 2019 In The News

The admissions bribery scheme revealed this week in a federal indictment has prompted lawmakers in Washington to consider policies that could curtail the influence of wealth in college admissions.

March 13, 2019 In The News

Whether they're for standard time or daylight saving time, Oregonians are tired of changing their clocks twice every year. That's the message state senators considering a time change in Oregon received this week.

March 7, 2019 In The News

PAPER had the chance to head down to Washington DC for a media mixer with Democratic members of the House of Representatives hosted by Congresswoman Maxine Waters. While there, we spoke to numerous congresspeople — including several freshmen representatives — about their top policy priorities in this new, divided government.