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September 2, 2021 Press Release
Community Action Agencies have been working tirelessly to reduce poverty in our communities for decades.
September 1, 2021 Press Release
We are encouraged that President Biden’s American Jobs Plan outlines the importance of protecting and restoring coastal ecosystems.
August 31, 2021 Statements
After 20 years, the U.S. has withdrawn its troops from Afghanistan.
August 31, 2021 Press Release
The principle of freedom of speech does not preclude the Proud Boys and other right-wing extremist groups from espousing hateful, repugnant ideologies.
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August 25, 2021 Press Release
I’ve spoken with people in NW Oregon who needed to go to great lengths to safely dispose of leftover prescription opioids.
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August 24, 2021 Press Release
Elections are the foundation of our democracy, and any effort to suppress the voice of the people at the ballot box is a threat to our country
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August 24, 2021 Statements
We have an historic opportunity to make long overdue investments in our families and workers and provide life-changing opportunities that will create a better future for all.
August 20, 2021 Statements

We must do all we can to safely evacuate every American and as many Afghans as possible whose lives are at risk under Taliban rule.

August 17, 2021 Press Release
As a result, the state hospital and health care systems are facing an acute staffing need.
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July 29, 2021 Press Release
I look forward to delivering federal resources to these community-driven projects to help the people of Northwest Oregon, support our economic recovery, and promote equity.

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September 9, 2021 In The News

Home care workers and consumers shared their daily lives with members of Congress to urge them to support a $400 billion investment in care that would make it easier for seniors and people with disabilities to get the care they need, and create good, union jobs for care workers. In Oregon, SEIU 503 members Gloria Arroyo Martínez and José Arroyo welcomed Rep.

September 8, 2021 In The News

Oregon’s congressional Democrats have announced federal funding to help Oregon prepare for a Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) earthquake and tsunami. “The pandemic, the wildfires, and the extreme weather events over the last year prove the value of being as prepared as possible for catastrophic events,” Oregon U.S. Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici said.

September 7, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, whose 1st District includes Washington County, and U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden said their stopovers were a reminder that many people work on Labor Day, which honors workers. "We know there are so many people who are working on Labor Day," Bonamici, a Democrat from Beaverton, said.

September 7, 2021 In The News

“Most people think of Labor Day as a day to have a picnic or a day to shop a sale, but we know there are so many people who are working on Labor Day -- and its a way to say thank you to our first responders, and thank you so much," Rep. Bonamici said. TVF&R crews just wrapped up two training camps, aimed at recruiting women for firefighting and paramedic positions. Rep.

September 3, 2021 In The News

Oregon senators and representatives are asking U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate “extremist groups” following violent clashes between protesters last month in Portland. In a letter dated Aug. 30, Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Representatives Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer, called on the U.S.

September 2, 2021 In The News

US Rep. Suzanne Bonamici joined those who condemned the recent actions by the school board, issuing a statement on August 26. “Students need a welcoming and safe school environment, and all school leaders should strive every day to make sure students know they are valued and respected,” she wrote.

September 1, 2021 In The News

"The principle of freedom of speech does not preclude the Proud Boys and other right-wing extremist groups from espousing hateful, repugnant ideologies," reads the letter, signed by Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and Representatives Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer.

August 30, 2021 In The News

First Congressional District Rep. Suzanne Bonamici joined those who have condemned the recent actions by the school board, issuing a statement on Thursday. "Students need a welcoming and safe school environment, and all school leaders should strive every day to make sure students know they are valued and respected," she wrote.

August 27, 2021 In The News

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici toured Portland Community College's Columbia County Center on Wednesday, Aug. 18. The new facility is home to PCC's OMIC Training Center, across the street from the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center facility operated by Oregon Institute of Technology.

August 26, 2021 In The News

The Respond, Innovate, Succeed and Empower Act, or RISE Act, would allow students with a disability to use documentation from their secondary education as proof that they have a disability and need accommodations while attending a college or university. The bill is led in the Senate by Senators Bob Casey, the Democrat from Pennsylvania, and Bill Cassidy, a Republican from Louisiana, and in the

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