WASHINGTON, DC [06/30/2020] – Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), the only member of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis from the Pacific Northwest, joined her colleagues in releasing their Climate Action Plan.
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Her synagogue, which has also counted Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici as members, has a history of encouraging public service.
Four of Oregon’s federal representatives want investigations into the “unrequested presence and violent actions of federal forces in Portland.” Additionally, the US Attorney for Oregon also wants an investigation into the
In a tweet Monday afternoon, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf defended the actions of federal officers.
Oregon leaders and other state leaders are seeking to block the Trump administration from deploying federal officers in U.S. cities.
As federal agents continue to clash with protesters on the streets of Portland and President Trump threatening to send federal troops to other US cities with protests, Oregon’s federal lawmakers announced a bill to block the Trump Ad
Merkley is trying to include these new curbs on federal law enforcement in an annual defense authorization bill headed to the Senate floor. Merkley. Wyden and Reps.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) announced in a statement provided to PoliticusUSA, “U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (OR-3), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1), and Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), along with U.S.
The state of Oregon has sued several agencies over civil rights violations. The state's Department of Justice wants a restraining order that halts the tactics, among other demands.
Daryl Johnson, a former DHS analyst of right-wing extremism, said the deployment risked appearing as if DHS was arrayed against Americans exercising their constitutional freedoms. “When we’re trying to instill trust in public relations, this isn’t doing anything to foster that trust,” he said.
Joining Merkley on the bill are Sen. Ron Wyden and Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici, all Democrats. More than a dozen Congress members from other states also signed on as cosponsors.