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July 7, 2021 Press Release
The wildfires that raged through Oregon last year caused great devastation, and many communities are still working hard to recover as this wildfire season begins.
July 1, 2021 Press Release
The INVEST in America Act addresses the infrastructure needs of NW Oregon and the country, helps mitigate the climate crisis, and creates good-paying jobs.
June 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-01) and Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden this week urged President Biden to provide student loan borrowers with urgently needed relief by extending the current pause on payments and interest for federally held student loans.

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June 23, 2021 Press Release
Americans are living and working longer, and we must make sure they are protected from age discrimination.
June 22, 2021 Press Release
As the pandemic has made clear, child care is essential infrastructure that makes all other work in our country possible.
June 10, 2021 Press Release
Students need to be safe and feel safe at school so they can learn and grow without fear.
June 9, 2021 Press Release
Plastic pollution has exploded into a global crisis that threatens our public health, economic security, and the future of our planet. We need bold action to tackle this crisis and we have a unique moment to work with our colleagues around the world to break free from plastic pollution.
June 9, 2021 Press Release
As we kick-off the inaugural year of the UN Decade of Ocean Science, we must rapidly scale up ocean observation and exploration efforts to better understand how to protect our ocean for future generations
May 28, 2021 Press Release
We should be using federal dollars to meet the needs of working families, not for a needless tax break.
May 25, 2021 Statements
Students need a well rounded education to reach their full potential.
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July 22, 2021 In The News

Democrats have sought for several years to revamp the section of the 1938 Act that applies to workers with disabilities. The bill appears to stand a good chance of passage with the party in control of the White House and Congress. “Phasing out subminimum wages for workers with disabilities is fundamentally a civil rights issue,” said Rep.

July 21, 2021 In The News

The "Hot FERC Summer" campaign, launched by Rep. Sean Casten, D-Ill., and supported by other Democratic members of Congress is a play on Stallion's 2019 hit "Hot Girl Summer" — a move Casten's office hopes will bring increased attention to FERC at a critical time for climate and clean energy policy. Casten, along with  Reps.

July 21, 2021 In The News

The U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday, July 14, the approval of Oregon’s American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) plan and distributed remaining ARP ESSER funds to them.

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July 20, 2021 In The News

A group of Oregon lawmakers led by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) is encouraging the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to make efforts to maximize wildfire preparedness initiatives. Merkley and DeFazio, chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which oversees FEMA, have joined U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and U.S. Reps.

July 15, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici is requesting $902,500 in funding for a landslide mitigation project in Astoria that would help protect a neighborhood from common winter flooding or the Big One — the Cascadia Subduction Earthquake that would impact a 600-mile fault located 70-100 miles off the West Coast of North America.

July 15, 2021 In The News

On Tuesday, Breitmeyer and student Miranda King participated in a panel of educators who met with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici in Beaverton. The goal of the session was to provide Cardona with information and feedback to use in crafting and promoting President Joe Biden’s American Families Plan.

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July 14, 2021 In The News

"I hear from so many students frequently about how higher education is more expensive and many are facing an affordability crisis, even before the pandemic," Bonamici said. "And we know that the pandemic has had a disparate effect on communities of color and parents, exacerbated by existing inequities in the system."

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July 14, 2021 In The News

Bonamici thanked students in her closing remarks and said their resilience is inspiring. “It’s clear that community colleges are going to have a really important role in our economic recovery,” she said.

July 14, 2021 In The News

Cardona and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici held a roundtable discussion with students at Southridge High School who are participating in a program that’s helping to diversify the education workforce.

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July 14, 2021 In The News

US Representative Suzanne Bonamici said: “The ocean covers more than 70 per cent of the surface of our planet, and we can capture the power of its waves, currents, and tides to help power our homes, buildings, and communities. “As we transition to a 100 per cent clean energy economy, marine energy has tremendous potential as one of the last untapped renewable energy sources.

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