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October 2, 2018 Press Release
Working families should be able to retire with financial security and dignity; unfortunately, women in Oregon and across the country still face systemic discrimination in the workforce that prevents them from saving enough money to retire.
September 28, 2018 Press Release
Too many workers in Northwest Oregon and across the country are still struggling to make ends meet. Workforce development programs help more people—particularly those with barriers to employment—access the education, training, credentials, and support services they need to secure better paying jobs.
September 27, 2018 Press Release
The proposed repeal of the glider rule is a serious and important issue that may impact the health and safety of the public in significant and harmful ways.
September 26, 2018 Press Release
Declaring a disaster will allow hard-hit communities that depend on fisheries revenue and jobs to seek federal assistance and begin the recovery process.
September 19, 2018 Press Release
Oregonians are facing the consequences of limited scientific understanding of harmful algal blooms and the dangerous effects of exposure.
September 14, 2018 Press Release
Harnessing energy from waves, currents, and tides is an exciting frontier in the renewable energy sector.
September 10, 2018 Press Release
This proposed rule… would have a significant impact on the economy, the environment, and consumers in our state and around the country.
September 10, 2018 Press Release
Secretary DeVos’s decision to allow gun purchases with federal education funds is in direct contravention to the program’s authorizing statute, recent Congressional action, and longstanding policy governing the distribution of federal funds. Congress must uphold federal law and decisively prohibit such action through the FY19 Labor-HHS funding bill.
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September 6, 2018 Press Release
Many bright and motivated people simply cannot afford to take an unpaid internship, no matter how prestigious it might be, because they need to earn money to continue paying for college or to support themselves or their families.
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September 5, 2018 Press Release
For many borrowers, student loan debt affects the ability to buy a home, purchase a new car, afford childcare, or access capital to start a small business.
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March 3, 2019 In The News

The Portland Womxn’s March begins with a rally noon Sunday in downtown Portland with a march through nearby streets to follow.

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March 3, 2019 In The News

For the most part, Sunday’s Portland Womxn’s March & Rally for Action was an upbeat event, featuring speakers and crowds who were united in their support of progressive values and causes.

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March 3, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici was one of almost three dozen guest readers at Maplewood Elementary School in Portland on Read Across America Day on Friday.

March 2, 2019 In The News

About 2,000 people filled downtown Portland for the 2019 Womxn's March and Rally for Action on Sunday.

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March 2, 2019 In The News

Women took to the streets Sunday afternoon as part of the "Womxn's March and Rally for Action."

It was a peaceful march and many of those who attended said they were there to promote unity and gender rights. 

Organizers kicked off the event with presentations, music and indigenous speakers. Lawmakers including Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici were there. 

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February 28, 2019 In The News

The 2019 Womxn’s March & Rally for Action will take place March 3. The theme of the march is to ​educate, engage and empower​ womxn to fight for positive change and equality. The event will consist of a rally, a march and booths where participants can engage with local nonprofits and social justice organizations.

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February 28, 2019 In The News

More than 100 recreation industry leaders applauded the passage of the Natural Resources Management Act during a reception yesterday for the 116th Congress hosted by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable.

February 27, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici has praised House approval of a bill requiring criminal background checks for almost all firearms sales and transfers.

February 27, 2019 In The News

After a months-long battle with brain cancer, Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson died Tuesday night. He was 69-years-old.

Richardson announced last June that doctors had found a small tumor in his brain.

His office said that he died around 9 p.m.while at home, surrounded by friends and family

February 27, 2019 In The News

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson died Tuesday night following his battle with cancer.

The news was announced Wednesday morning. The 69-year-old secretary of state was surrounded by friends and family at the time of his passing.

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