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Lawmakers are taking a look at how pregnant women are treated in the workplace.
Oregon Democratic Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici says many American women are forced to choose between their financial security and their pregnancy.
Bonamici says The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would require employers to provide “reasonable accommodations” to pregnant employees.
Legislation sponsored by a Democrat that would require employers to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers is finding some support across the aisle, but many Republicans are still reluctant to get behind the measure.
Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) discusses her top tech priorities toward empowering the next generation of government IT workers. Initiatives include advocating for widespread education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) plus the integration of arts — through efforts like the Congressional App Challenge.
House Democrats on Wednesday angrily questioned why the Agriculture Department took months to acknowledge that hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren would no longer be automatically eligible for free meals under a proposed rule aimed at cracking down on food stamp eligibility standards.
USDA posted a report late Tuesday night estimating that about 982,000 low-income students would no longer automatically qualify for free meals under the department’s proposed rule to limit so-called broad-based categorical eligibility in SNAP.
Oregonians who signed up for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program are finding it's not very forgiving.
Tens of thousands of students nationwide took advantage of the government program but only about one percent have been approved to have their loans forgiven.
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici says the current impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump may draw most of the public's attention, but the House is working on other issues affecting people's lives.
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has drafted a resolution to condemn the White House decision to pull troops out of northern Syria this week, which paved the way for Turkey’s brutal assault on U.S.-backed Kurdish forces.
Hundreds of students visited the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center Research & Development facility in Scappoose on Friday, Oct. 4, meeting with potential employers and learning about educational opportunities in the trades on Manufacturing Day's second anniversary.