In The News
he prospect of a major seismic disaster occurring along the Oregon Coast is undeniable.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.).
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday introduced a new climate change resolution with aims to bring the progressive Green New Deal to life legislatively and push the U.S.
Oregon Rep. Suzanne Bonamici on Thursday was appointed to a high-profile committee focused on combating climate change.
<p style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(18, 18, 18); font-family: Open Sans; font-size: 18px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; margin-bottom: 26px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 26px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; whi