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January 9, 2019 Press Release
Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), a leader on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, issued the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Andrew Wheeler to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
January 3, 2019 Press Release
Representing Northwest Oregon is a great honor and I’m humbled to have the trust of Oregonians for another term.
December 23, 2018 Press Release
It is deeply troubling that GOP Congressional leaders and President Trump have put politics over the safety of our nation and the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of federal employees who are now furloughed through the holidays with no relief in sight.
December 20, 2018 Press Release
We write to express our deep concern about recent reporting from Reuters detailing the presence of asbestos in talcum powder products used in a variety of consumer goods, including baby powders commonly used on infants.
December 20, 2018 Press Release
Updating this program and investing in research on HABs and hypoxia will help Oregonians and people across the country who are facing the dangerous effects of exposure to harmful algal blooms in drinking water sources, oceans, and lakes.
December 20, 2018 Press Release
For too long our criminal justice system has meted out punishment that outweighs the crimes. Too many nonviolent offenders have been locked away for lengthy periods of time, preventing them from being with their families and contributing to their communities.
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December 19, 2018 Press Release
We write to respectfully request that you allocate robust funding in the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget request for programs that address a widespread and ever-increasing problem: toxic algal blooms, also called harmful algal blooms (HABs).
December 18, 2018 Press Release
The Federal Commission on School Safety’s recommendations prove once again that the Trump Administration is not acting in the best interest of students.
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December 18, 2018 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), along with Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Reps. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), announced the designation of Oregon’s Van Duzer Corridor as an American Viticultural Area (AVA) this month.

 

December 13, 2018 Press Release
We write to convey our grave concern that time is running out for the United States to work to reverse and mitigate the worst effects of a warming climate.

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In The News

February 6, 2019 In The News

A recent Sunset High School alumna, Alexandria Goddard, attended President Trump's State of the Union speech Tuesday evening at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Goddard was the guest of Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, whose district includes Beaverton and much of Washington County.

February 6, 2019 In The News

The U.S. Department of Labor plans to propose a rule that would reexamine worker classification, redefining who is given certain labor protections and who is not.

February 5, 2019 In The News
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February 5, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address tonight is supposed to focus on “unity.” 

“We can bridge old divisions, heal old wounds, build new coalitions, forge new solutions and unlock the extraordinary promise of America’s future,” Trump plans to say, according to an excerpt distributed by the White House. 

February 5, 2019 In The News

An 18-year-old Sunset High School graduate and current Portland State University student will be attending Tuesday night’s State of the Union.

February 4, 2019 In The News

If there was any doubt that the state of our union is divided, look no further than what has transpired over the last month – we had the longest government shutdown in history, which cost our economy $11 billion, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

February 4, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump will deliver his second State of the Union address Tuesday night. Two of his former housekeepers, both immigrants, will watch from the House chamber.

February 4, 2019 In The News

A major perk of being the majority party in the U.S. Congress is getting to fill the leadership slots on every committee. For several new Democratic legislators, however, having their party regain control of the House of Representatives also creates an unprecedented opportunity to shape U.S. science policy.

January 31, 2019 In The News

Newberg city officials recently held a marathon discussion with the owners of the defunct WestRock paper mill, discussing the vision for the mill property as well as the future of the riverfront area.

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