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May 2, 2019 Press Release
Every child should have the opportunity to grow up in a safe and healthy environment, but tragically that is not the case for too many children across our country.
May 2, 2019 Press Release
My home state of Oregon is one of the many states committed to meeting the Paris Climate Agreement targets, but climate change is a global crisis.
May 1, 2019 Press Release
I am extremely concerned by Secretary Acosta’s evasive answers to my questions about workers’ wages.
May 1, 2019 Press Release
Our oceans and estuaries are facing the consequences of our inaction to reduce anthropogenic carbon emissions.
April 30, 2019 Press Release
This winter’s severe winter storm brought in cold Arctic air and included heavy wet snows, freezing rain, heavy rains, flooding, and numerous landslides, which all contributed to road closures, structural losses, extended periods of loss of power and heat, and needs for emergency services for the most vulnerable Oregonians.
April 22, 2019 Press Release
As we transition to a 100 percent clean energy economy, we must recognize that marine energy is an untapped renewable energy source.
April 16, 2019 Press Release
We led several of our Oregon delegation colleagues in seeking answers from the Administration about the lack of accountability and transparency at Chemawa, running into many obstacles in doing so, not least of which is an order from Indian Affairs leadership restricting Chemawa staff from speaking with us.
April 12, 2019 Press Release
We must do more to prevent lung cancer and support patients – especially women – who are battling this devastating disease.
April 10, 2019 Press Release
I’m troubled by Sec. DeVos’ answers to my questions during today’s hearing.
April 8, 2019 Press Release
Students pursue higher education to work toward a brighter future, but too often the burden of student loan debt holds them back from reaching their full potential.


In The News

June 15, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici has renewed her call to open an impeachment inquiry on President Donald Trump.

“No one is above the law, including the president,” the Oregon Democrat told a small crowd from Indivisible North Coast Oregon gathered outside the Barbey Maritime Center in Astoria on Friday afternoon.

June 13, 2019 In The News
House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal will lead the House Democrats' Trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating with the Trump administration to overhaul elements of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.

June 12, 2019 In The News

Legislators are fighting back against the nation's opioid crisis by tackling problems with prescription pills going unused. Often times, the leftovers end up in the wrong hands.

June 10, 2019 In The News

The House Science Committee invited a panel of ocean researchers and technologists to testify at a subcommittee hearing last week on their exploration goals and Congress’ role in promoting the field.

June 7, 2019 In The News

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) has already observed damaging environmental changes at home—like the change in seawater chemistry that is harming her state’s shellfish industry.

June 5, 2019 In The News

A bill by Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Posey to study the acidification of estuaries including the Indian River Lagoon was approved Wednesday on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

May 31, 2019 In The News
Oregon’s Democratic U.S. senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. representatives Suzanne Bonamici and Kurt Schrader came together Friday in downtown Portland after a Planned Parenthood event to speak against abortion restrictions happening in other states.

May 29, 2019 In The News

After Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Wednesday morning remarks, several members of Oregon’s congressional delegation joined a growing chorus on Capitol Hill calling for impeachment proceedings against President Donal

May 29, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici has reaffirmed her belief that Congress should open an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that his report into Russian meddling did not exonerate the president.

May 29, 2019 In The News

After Robert Mueller spoke publicly for the first time, several members of Oregon’s congressional delegation renewed calls for impeachment.