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July 31, 2019 Press Release
We are especially concerned about the number of Oregon children—many of whom receive their only meal of the day at school—who will lose access to free school meals if they are not automatically certified for school meals because of their SNAP participation.
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July 29, 2019 Press Release
As a mother, it’s heartbreaking to visit detained migrant children and teenagers who made the dangerous journey to the United States, many of them without a parent, in search of safety.
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July 25, 2019 Press Release
Oregonians don’t like robocalls! I frequently hear about how unwanted robocalls & telephone scams cause frustration and, in some cases, economic loss.
July 25, 2019 Press Release
Our ocean is an immense natural resource, but the marine life and habitats it sustains are threatened by the pervasive and destructive plastics and debris that litter its waters and shores.
July 22, 2019 Press Release
Too many people are struggling to make payments on burdensome student loans even though there are federal programs available to help.
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July 18, 2019 Press Release
The federal minimum wage has been stagnant for too long, exacerbating income inequality, perpetuating wage gaps, and leaving too many individuals working full-time in poverty.
July 12, 2019 Press Release
As a prosecutor, Alexander Acosta denied survivors justice and gave Jeffrey Epstein, who was and is accused of child sex trafficking, a deal that did not serve justice.
July 5, 2019 Press Release
We agree that the Federal Work-Study program is in need of significant reform, but the Department’s proposal will remove statutory guardrails from the program and will allow federal financial aid to flow to private employers without needed transparency.
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June 28, 2019 Press Release
The Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Gainful Employment rule puts students at risk while letting for-profit institutions off the hook for low-quality programs.
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June 28, 2019 Press Release
Ocean covers most of the Earth, yet we know very little about what is beneath its surface.

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In The News

September 25, 2019 In The News

Reactions from the Oregon congressional delegation on House passage of HR 1595, the SAFE Banking Act, which allows banks to do business with the cannabis industry. 

September 25, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici says a new international report on the declining health of the oceans prompts her to call for immediate action by the House to support its findings.

September 25, 2019 In The News

A troubled Salem boarding school for Native American students has lost its leader. 

Lora Braucher had been superintendent at Chemawa Indian School since 2014. She arrived with a reputation as a turnaround specialist and pledging to have a long tenure at Chemawa, which had seen a decade of near-constant turnover in the superintendent’s office. 

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September 25, 2019 In The News

Warrenton ceremonially took the wheel at the Hammond Marina on Wednesday, accepting a new potential economic generator that is half empty after not being dredged in more than a decade.

September 25, 2019 In The News

A new United Nations report on the impacts of climate change gives a bleak outlook for the world’s oceans and ice caps unless global warming is significantly curbed soon. 

September 25, 2019 In The News

Oceans are warming, glaciers are melting and the global sea level is rising, according to a special report on climate change the United Nations released Wednesday morning.

September 24, 2019 In The News

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission continues to file charges and lawsuits but is not pursuing its mandate to combat discrimination as vigorously as it could because it does not have a full complement of commissioners, experts say.

September 24, 2019 In The News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) formally announced an impeachmet inquiry against President Donald Trump Tuesday afternoon as more and more members of her party come out in support of the action. 


Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D, OR-1) first called for an impeachment inquiry in May, but on Monday emphasized the need to ramp-up the investigation. 

September 24, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici will be in Gearhart for a town hall on Oct. 7.

“Constituent input informs the work I do, including taking action on the climate crisis, addressing student loan debt, and making sure everyone can access affordable health care,” the Oregon Democrat said in a news release.

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