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January 28, 2019 Press Release
I’m proud that the Opportunities for Success Act is my first bill in the 116th Congress.
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January 25, 2019 Press Release
I am relieved that dedicated federal employees can finally get paid. It is entirely unacceptable that the shutdown went on for so long.
January 24, 2019 Press Release
Each day the federal government requires ‘excepted’ employees to perform work without pay is untenable and the DoL has the authority to help ease that hardship by allowing these ‘excepted’ federal employees the ability to apply for unemployment insurance.
January 24, 2019 Press Release
We are concerned that rescission of the guidance reflects a lack of commitment on the part of the Departments to fully enforce federal civil rights law that is intended to ensure that students are not discriminated against because of their race, color, or national origin.
January 19, 2019 Press Release
President Trump said he would be ‘proud to shut down the government;’ now he must end it and do so immediately before more people are hurt.
January 15, 2019 Press Release
Many federal employees do not know how they will pay their rent or mortgage, put food on the table or gas in their car, and pay for childcare.
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January 11, 2019 Press Release
Today I was proud to vote for a bill to guarantee that workers will be paid once this shutdown finally concludes. This should provide a small measure of certainty for federal employees, but it does not change the unacceptable fact that about 800,000 employees will miss their paycheck today.
January 10, 2019 Press Release
Missing even one paycheck can have catastrophic consequences. It is far too high a cost for these dedicated federal employees to pay for a policy fight they did not start and have no power to end.
January 9, 2019 Press Release
It is unacceptable that the government shutdown has affected the men and women of the US Coast Guard, who provide critical protections for our coastal and riverfront communities in many ways.

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February 8, 2019 In The News

Portland State freshman Alexandria Goddard sat in the gallery above Oregon Rep. Suzanne Bonamici in the U.S. House of Representatives Chamber this week hoping to hear President Trump talk about gun violence prevention during his State of the Union address.

February 8, 2019 In The News

A pair of prominent Democrats on Thursday released a sweeping and long-awaited measure outlining what they are calling a “Green New Deal.” Invoking President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s years-long effort to drag the country out of the Great Depression, they are calling for nothing short of a top-to-bottom renovation of the U.S. economy in order to halt man-made climate change.

February 8, 2019 In The News

Portland's representatives in Congress, Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, and Oregon's U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley—all Democrats—have all signed onto the Green New Deal, a resolution that outlines an ambitious approach for addressing climate change.

February 8, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici is one of nine new Democrats on a revived House select committee on climate change. 

Her appointment Thursday by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is the latest in a series of assignments that have resulted in the first subcommittee chairmanship for the Beaverton Democrat in her seven years in the 1st District congressional seat of northwest Oregon. 

February 7, 2019 In The News

Speaker Nancy Pelosi built out the Democratic roster for her special select panel on climate change Thursday, pulling from a mix of old and new lawmakers but leaving off the highest profile freshmen like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.).

February 7, 2019 In The News

Oregon Rep. Suzanne Bonamici on Thursday was appointed to a high-profile committee focused on combating climate change.

February 7, 2019 In The News

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