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March 3, 2021 Press Release
HR 1 will make voting more accessible by expanding vote-by-mail, automatic voter registration, and online registration. The bill will help protect our elections and make our government more responsive to the voices of the people.
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March 3, 2021 Press Release
As we strive to reckon with our country’s long history of systemic racism, too often we continue to witness horrific acts of police brutality and violence against Black people and others.
March 2, 2021 Press Release
Families and individuals in our communities have been pushed to the brink by the pandemic, and they need our support to recover and build back better.
March 1, 2021 Press Release
Oregon’s 23 public ports are a key component in sustaining Oregon’s economy and quality of life, including in our state’s most rural areas.
March 1, 2021 Press Release
The health of our ocean reflects the health of our planet, and for too long the ocean has been taking the heat for us. My COAST Research Act will expand the scientific research and monitoring to help coastal communities.
March 1, 2021 Press Release
This storm left power lines and trees coated in ice, both of which brought down power lines when they snapped under the additional weight, broke utility poles, and blocked roads.
February 26, 2021 Press Release
Our communities need more help. The American Rescue Plan will give security to struggling families, hope to business owners, and fuel to our vaccination efforts.
February 25, 2021 Press Release
Our LGBTQ friends, neighbors, colleagues, and community members should not miss an educational opportunity, or be denied housing, credit, or health care because of who they are or who they love.
February 19, 2021 Press Release
We all want students and educators back in schools, but they need resources to make sure everyone is safe.
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February 12, 2021 In The News

“Many seniors remain isolated, leading to dramatic increases in the demand for services and creating concern among providers who report they may soon run out of initial COVID relief funding,” Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), who chairs the House subcommittee with jurisdiction over the Older Americans Act, said in an emailed statement.

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February 11, 2021 In The News

Additionally, Bonamici’s focus has been on the College Affordability Act in an attempt to close the existing equity gap. One component is increasing diversity within the education workforce. Nationally, students of color make up the majority of U.S. public schools while only 20% of teachers are persons of color, according to Bonamici.

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February 5, 2021 In The News

Oregon's four other House members, Suzanne Bonamici, D-Beaverton; Earl Blumenauer, D-Portland; Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield; and Kurt Schrader, D-Salem; voted in favor of her removal. "This is not about policy disagreements, which are expected in Congress," Bonamici said after the vote. "This is because espousing violence and spreading harmful lies is dangerous."

February 5, 2021 In The News

In the last legislative session Oregon Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, D-Portland, introduced the Child Care is Essential Act to establish a $50 billion Child Care Stabilization Fund to give grants to families and providers, but it stalled in the senate.

February 5, 2021 In The News

The new measure would go further than the 2019 proposal (House Concurrent Resolution 52), which was cosponsored by 102 members, including Oregon Democrats Suzanne Bonamici and Peter DeFazio. The 2019 resolution never advanced beyond the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

January 29, 2021 In The News

The National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 defines states’ responsibilities in setting up and running the program with annual federal funding and requires the federal departments of Education and Labor to support the creation and expansion of youth apprenticeships, college consortiums and data sharing. The bill is also led by Democratic Reps.

January 28, 2021 In The News

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, of Oregon’s 1st congressional district, also tweeted praise:

We must #ActOnClimate, and today’s Executive Orders demonstrate the Biden-Harris Admin’s commitment to #SolvingTheClimateCrisis

January 28, 2021 In The News

In late 2020, DeFazio, Oregon’s two U.S. Senators and Reps. Earl Blumenauer, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici sent the Corps of Engineers a letter asking for additional support for harbor repairs and improvements at Coos Bay, Depoe Bay and Tillamook.

January 28, 2021 In The News

Environmentalists and state and local governments have already taken the EPA to court over the final rule in two separate lawsuits, broadly on procedural grounds.

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