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May 4, 2020 Press Release
It is not only important for all Americans to have equal access to federal opportunities; it is equally important for the federal government to benefit from the contributions of a diverse group of people in this critical effort to address the largest public health crisis of our time.
May 1, 2020 Press Release
We are facing an unprecedented health and economic crisis, and the historic unemployment levels over the last six weeks require an equally historic response.
April 30, 2020 Press Release
Over the years, CareOregon has unwaveringly shared our commitment and goal of providing access to the full range of reproductive health services—including abortion—gender and trans-affirming care, and compassionate end-of-life care.
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April 29, 2020 Press Release
Federal agencies, along with states, international organizations, and others, play a significant role in researching, forecasting, monitoring, and responding to HABs and hypoxia.
April 29, 2020 Press Release
As we respond to the coronavirus pandemic, we cannot forget about the bravery of survivors who have come forward and exposed the pervasive nature of sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.
April 23, 2020 Press Release
This bill will help small businesses and family farms stay afloat, and it sets aside resources for truly small businesses and those owned by women and minorities, who have historically been left behind.
April 22, 2020 Press Release
Older adults and people with disabilities are at the highest risk during this pandemic, but they often face the greatest challenges to accessing the support and resources they need to stay home and stay healthy.
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April 21, 2020 Press Release
As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the country has steadily increased since the President invoked the Stafford Act, spring flooding season is now upon us, wildfire season is fast approaching, tornado outbreaks are starting to spread, a major earthquake could strike at any moment, and hurricane season – which is projected to be above average – is just around the corner.
April 17, 2020 Press Release
For the hundreds of thousands of struggling student loan borrowers who were seeing their hard-earned wages unfairly garnished, this protection is a critical lifeline and will undoubtedly be the difference between whether these families can pay rent, put food on the table and cover the costs of medical care.
April 16, 2020 Press Release
Small businesses and communities around the country are suffering and need access to relief quickly.

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In The News

July 6, 2020 In The News

But, as with its prior iterations, getting the bill passed might not be easy.

“The short answer is that it is very hard to get anything passed,” Saxon wrote. “It takes a lot of time and effort, particularly when there are other things in Washington, like the pandemic, to deal with.”

July 3, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici invites the public to an online presentation of the far-reaching plan that she and others have drafted in a special House committee to deal with climate change.

July 1, 2020 In The News

Oregon’s Suzanne Bonamici said the investment will pay off and “help us transition to a clean energy economy while creating high quality good paying jobs.”

Nevada’s Dina Titus said it also helps the environment.

July 1, 2020 In The News

House Democrats on Tuesday will issue an ambitious plan to combat climate change, a move intended to reassure their base of supporters but that’s sure to inflame opponents on the right.

The proposal will be released at an event at the U.S. Capitol with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and several other Democratic lawmakers.

June 30, 2020 In The News

In 2007, shortly after Democrats took back the House of Representatives in the 2006 midterm elections, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi created the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, meant to gather expert testimony and develop policy pl

June 30, 2020 In The News

House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressing environmental contamination that disproportionately harms low-income and minority communities.

June 30, 2020 In The News

Larsen has “done everything from cleaning the toilets to meeting with (state Sen.) Betsy Johnson and (Congresswoman) Suzanne Bonamici,” Jones-Centeno said. “She is on all sides of this thing … That woman has been the force behind the life of the Partners for the PAC.”

“She is a force. I wish I had her tenacity and fortitude.”

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June 29, 2020 In The News

And in Oregon, all 36 counties were considered “child care deserts” for infants and toddlers before the pandemic, with only one child care slot for every three children who need care, according to Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici’s office.

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June 25, 2020 In The News

Oregon’s Suzanne Bonamici said, “We need the increased transparency and accountability for our law enforcement. We need to ban choke holds and no knock warrants.”

The action in the US House came hours after Democrats blocked the Republican version of the police reform bill in the Senate.

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June 25, 2020 In The News

A lack of safe and affordable child care amid the coronavirus pandemic is keeping many working parents from returning to the office as more companies call employees back to their jobs — threatening to extend the economic crisis and erode decades of gains for women in the workplace.

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