BEAVERTON, OR [7/15/21] – This week Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici hosted U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona in Oregon to discuss their efforts to provide students with pathways to affordable higher education, including two years of free community college.
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State Sen. Betsy Johson, D-Scappoose, widely agreed to have been a driving force behind the OMIC initiative, praised the political support for OMIC, including backing from U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, Rep. Suzanne Bonamici and Columbia County commissioners.
"Oregon will continue to be a welcoming and inclusive place for all who call our state home – including and especially our immigrant and refugee communities," Gov. Brown said. Several Oregon leaders have also released statements after the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban as well, including U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz, U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, U.S. Sen.
Oregon’s entire congressional delegation on Monday urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency, known as FEMA, to help the state cope with the latest surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, by providing medical personnel. U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps.
"I’m extremely concerned about the dire situation in Afghanistan. It is alarming and disturbing that the Afghan forces didn’t put up a stronger defense, and I expect the Biden administration to provide additional answers in the coming days.
Oregon Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici has released details about an extension to the federal eviction moratorium. Several months ago, Congress provided funding to help renters get through the pandemic. Many Oregonians are still trying to access the assistance, which is also available to landlords, a release from Bonamici's office states.
August 4, 2021: As plastic debris continues to accumulate in the world’s oceans, Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Greg Murphy (R-NC) discuss the problem, and solutions
"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," Bonamici said in a news release.
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici of Oregon's 1st District is inviting students to participate in the Congressional App Challenge. The challenge will take place for the seventh consecutive year and innovative middle and high school students from all over northwest Oregon are urged to take part. "Learning to code can be a valuable and empowering experience for students," Bonamici said in a news release.
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Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.) were part of the group that advocated for the funding, a joint press release said, and regularly support the association’s request for grants.