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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.
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.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos seems to have a problem answering direct questions with direct answers — at least when testifying before Congress.
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.
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.
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, a longtime advocate of adding the arts to science education, got a firsthand look at what students are learning.
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.
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.
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.
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.