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July 24, 2018 Press Release
"The health of our oceans reflects the health of our planet. As our oceans, coastal estuaries, and waterways absorb carbon dioxide, they become more acidic and less hospitable for fish, organisms, and wildlife."
July 23, 2018 Press Release
“Nurses work tirelessly on the front lines of patient care, and they are critical to the health and wellbeing of our communities."
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July 19, 2018 Press Release
This announcement is an important first step to help workers gain the skills they need to support themselves and their families.
July 18, 2018 Press Release
Our congressional staffs recently requested the Office of Refugee Resettlement permit them to tour the children’s facility in Oregon, as did Senators Merkley and Wyden and Congresswoman Bonamici the week before. Both requests were denied.
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July 17, 2018 Press Release
“The proposed rule would impede, if not eradicate, the EPA’s ability to protect Americans from significant risks to human health and the environment by limiting the scope of research that the EPA could consider in making decisions."
July 13, 2018 Press Release

ST. HELENS, Ore. [07/13/18] –Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) announced that Community Action Team Inc. of Columbia County received $2.16 million in federal funding for its Head Start program. Head Start provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. Community Action Team Inc.

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July 12, 2018 Press Release
“As we celebrated Independence Day last week, the Trump Administration quietly continued its efforts to roll back civil rights protections by ending Obama-era guidance to improve diversity on college campuses. This administration’s deliberate attempt to undermine diversity is inconsistent with our American values. The Supreme Court’s decision in Fisher v. University of Texas affirmed the importance of a diverse student body."
July 11, 2018 Press Release
“If the problem is that these agencies are understaffed, then I’ll come over to the Department of Health and Human Services and volunteer to help."
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July 6, 2018 Press Release

PORTLAND, OR – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Rep. Suzanne Bonamici and Gov.

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July 5, 2018 Press Release
“Scott Pruitt’s resignation was overdue. During his tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency, he repeatedly put the nation at risk by directing the agency to act counter to its mission of protecting public health and the environment."

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In The News

July 23, 2018 In The News

Bipartisan legislation that was cosponsored by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard to address nursing shortages in Hawai‘i and across the country unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday, July 23, 2018.

July 19, 2018 In The News

U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici honored Ruthie Berman & the late Connie Kurtz for their tireless activism in our LGBT community & in addition to acknowledging their efforts Bonamici along with her colleagues Florida Representatives Ted Deutch & Charlie Christ advocated for the passage of the Ruthie & Connie LGBT Elder Americans Act.

July 18, 2018 In The News

Several House Republicans said Wednesday they accepted President Donald Trump’s explanation that he misspoke at a press conference with Russian Presid

July 18, 2018 In The News

Immigration detainees at a federal facility in Sheridan say harsh, prison-like conditions have left them feeling depressed and suicidal, according to court documents filed this week. 

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July 18, 2018 In The News

On July 3, the U.S. Department of Education announced it would rescind legal guidelines for universities that use race as a factor in their student admissions process, and instead will begin promoting race-neutral admission policies.

July 18, 2018 In The News

Oregon U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and other Senate Democrats spent three hours Tuesday night protesting the Republican Party’s approach to confirming federal judges — and one Oregon lawyer’s nomination in particular.

July 18, 2018 In The News

Several House Republicans said Wednesday they accepted President Donald Trump’s explanation that he misspoke at a press conference with Russian Preside

July 18, 2018 In The News

Aproposed rule purportedly aimed at strengthening the transparency of the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision-making process would gut environmental regulations that protect human health, critics argued at a public hearing yesterday at the EPA (July 17).

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