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December 20, 2018 Press Release
Updating this program and investing in research on HABs and hypoxia will help Oregonians and people across the country who are facing the dangerous effects of exposure to harmful algal blooms in drinking water sources, oceans, and lakes.
December 20, 2018 Press Release
For too long our criminal justice system has meted out punishment that outweighs the crimes. Too many nonviolent offenders have been locked away for lengthy periods of time, preventing them from being with their families and contributing to their communities.
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December 19, 2018 Press Release
We write to respectfully request that you allocate robust funding in the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget request for programs that address a widespread and ever-increasing problem: toxic algal blooms, also called harmful algal blooms (HABs).
December 18, 2018 Press Release
The Federal Commission on School Safety’s recommendations prove once again that the Trump Administration is not acting in the best interest of students.
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December 18, 2018 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), along with Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Reps. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), announced the designation of Oregon’s Van Duzer Corridor as an American Viticultural Area (AVA) this month.

 

December 13, 2018 Press Release
We write to convey our grave concern that time is running out for the United States to work to reverse and mitigate the worst effects of a warming climate.
December 12, 2018 Press Release
Federal agriculture and food programs have not kept pace with the new challenges facing many small farms and our most vulnerable populations, and it is past time that we act to provide a meaningful safety net.
December 12, 2018 Press Release
These deeply troubling findings confirm the initial reporting that [Education Department officials] - either knowingly or unknowingly - cited or relied on false and misleading information to reach the conclusion that ACICS's federal recognition should be restored.
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December 4, 2018 Press Release
Creativity and innovation are key to our economy and essential to future economic growth.
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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.

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In The News

April 2, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici plans a spring series of town hall meetings in the 1st Congressional District of northwest Oregon.

Three are scheduled for Washington and Multnomah counties. All start at 6 p.m.

They are:

• Monday, April 15, Friendly House gym, 1727 N.W. 26th Ave., Portland.

April 2, 2019 In The News

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told a Congressional committee on Tuesday that President Trump’s accelerated timeline to put humans back on the Moon is within the space agency’s capabilities, and that a revved-up lunar mission will improve the odds of American astronauts reaching Mars by 2033.

March 30, 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.

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March 25, 2019 In The News

Oregon's congressional delegation helped stir the Twitter storm over the weekend, mostly demanding that the full report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller be made available to Congress and the public.

March 24, 2019 In The News

In a four-page letter to members of Congress, Attorney General William Barr said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.

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.

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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.

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