WASHINGTON, DC [08/15/18] – Congresswoman Bonamici, Senators Wyden and Merkley, and Representatives DeFazio, Blumenauer, and Schrader called on the Trump Administration to work with China to reduce or eliminate Chinese tariffs that are harming Oregon’s hazelnut farmers and making it difficult for them to compete with growers in other countries.
WASHINGTON, DC [08/10/18] – Congresswoman Bonamici (OR-01) issued the following statement after the Trump administration moved to repeal the gainful employment rule, which protects students attending career colleges from being burdened by student loan debt that they cannot repay.
Washington, D.C. – Members of the Oregon congressional delegation, including United States Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Representatives Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Kurt Schrader today called on the Trump administration to drop a proposed rule that would unjustifiably restrict home care workers’ ability to form unions and collectively bargain
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Craig Campbell got the news no sooner than regional media outlets.
"This morning," Campbell, executive director of the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center, recalls of seeing a press release Monday announcing OMIC was awarded a $3 million Department of Commerce grant.
The U.S. Commerce said it's putting $3 million toward a Scappoose training facility that could create hundreds of jobs.
Portland, Oregon- A $3 Million grant from the Federal Economic Development Administration was announced by Governor Kate Brown. The funds are going to support a trans-formative project in Northwest Oregon.
Oregon Institute of Technology has received a $3,000,000 grant to retrofit and equip Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center’s (OMIC) R&D facility.
A new EPA-backed proposal could end up limiting the role science plays in creating public regulations on environmental activity. Back in April, the now ex-head of the EPA Scott Pruitt introduced a piece of legislation aimed at increasing the “transparency” of regulatory science.
Lawmakers say they are renewing efforts to find what has been elusive legislation to keep families together at the U.S.-Mexico border, as the Trump administration announced it would meet the latest court deadline for reuniting more than 1,400 children it had separated from their immigrant parents.
Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation has opened a larger primary-care clinic in Beaverton.
The public will have a chance to look inside on Saturday, Aug. 11.
Most of the new 36,000-square-foot clinic at 2725 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd., Suite 200, began operation July 23. The dental clinic was scheduled to open Wednesday, Aug. 8.
Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed S. 756, the Save Our Seas Act, a bill to assist local communities and states in removing garbage and debris from our oceans and shores.
U.S. House of Representatives member and University of Oregon alumna Suzanne Bonamici, D-OR 1st District, met with eight professors and researchers in the College of Education last Friday afternoon for a roundtable discussion.