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December 12, 2018 Press Release
These deeply troubling findings confirm the initial reporting that [Education Department officials] - either knowingly or unknowingly - cited or relied on false and misleading information to reach the conclusion that ACICS's federal recognition should be restored.
December 4, 2018 Press Release
Creativity and innovation are key to our economy and essential to future economic growth.
November 23, 2018 Press Release
The National Climate Assessment adds to the overwhelming research demonstrating that the consequences of inaction on climate change will be serious and swift.
November 20, 2018 Press Release
A redefinition by this administration of the term gender for the purposes of federal law would express a careless disregard for medicine and science.
November 15, 2018 Press Release
As we recognize National Apprenticeship Week and Women in Apprenticeship Day, we must commit to strengthening apprenticeships and work-based learning programs.
November 2, 2018 Press Release
Access to safe and reliable drinking water is critical for our communities to stay healthy and thrive.
October 27, 2018 Press Release
My heart goes out to everyone affected by today’s horrific shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.
October 19, 2018 Press Release
ACICS has long faced concerns about its ability to meet federal standards.
October 18, 2018 Press Release
This unnecessary and counterproductive consolidation will undermine scientific integrity, jeopardize bedrock public health and environmental standards, and endanger the EPA’s ability to fulfill its mission of protecting human health and the environment.
October 16, 2018 Press Release
Today’s decision by the U.S. District Court in Washington, DC sends a clear message to Secretary DeVos: the Department of Education must stop putting the interest of for-profit companies before the interest of students.


In The News

January 17, 2019 In The News

The Trump administration is threatening to punish California regulators over their decision to turn away a large for-profit college seeking state approval for funding under the GI Bill.

January 17, 2019 In The News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) said at an event celebrating the introduction of a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $15.00 per hour said that she and her colleagues do not “begrudge anyone their success or their income” but they do “begrudge exploitation” of workers.

January 16, 2019 In The News

At least 80 members of Congress have said they will refuse their paychecks or donate their earnings for the length of the shutdown in solidarity with unpaid federal employees.

January 15, 2019 In The News

Freshman U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin is asking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to "proactively" reach out to student loan providers to encourage special dispensation for federal employees affected by the partial government shutdown. 

January 14, 2019 In The News

On Jan. 11th, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) released the following statement as the partial government shutdown reached its 21st day, threatening to become the longest government shutdown in U.S. history (the shutdown has now become the longest in history.)

January 14, 2019 In The News

Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) marched with federal employees and shared stories from Oregonians on the House floor to continue her call for an end to the partial government shutdown.

January 14, 2019 In The News

Just over a century ago, Jeannette Rankin of Montana won a seat in the House of Representatives, becoming the first woman ever elected to a federal office. In 1917, 128 years after the first United States Congress convened, she was sworn into its 65th session. 

January 13, 2019 In The News

Oregon Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici talks one-on-one with KATU's Angelica Thornton about the on-going government shutdown and why she thinks President Trump shouldn't get any money to build a border wall.

January 11, 2019 In The News

Shutdown impacts over 41,000 active duty Coast Guard members performing missions and protecting the coastal borders

January 10, 2019 In The News

Congressman Peter DeFazio is fighting for U.S. Coast Guard members to get paid during the government shutdown.