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March 14, 2019 Press Release
No one should have to worry about whether they will receive needed elder care support and services because of their identity or who they love.
March 8, 2019 Statements
The Department of Labor's new overtime proposal fails to adequately address the needs of workers who are struggling to make ends meet.
March 8, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC [03/08/19] – Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) praised the passage of H.R. 1, the For the People Act, which would provide long-overdue government reforms and address the dominance of big money in American politics. 

 

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March 7, 2019 Press Release
Asbestos causes disease and death, and we must protect families and communities from this known carcinogen.
March 5, 2019 Press Release
Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, and Congressman Elijah E. Cummings introduced the Stopping Abuse and Fraud in Electronic (SAFE) Lending Act. The SAFE Lending Act would crack down on some of the worst abuses of the payday lending industry, particularly in online payday lending, and protect consumers from deceptive and predatory practices that strip wealth from working families.
February 28, 2019 Press Release
The Senate’s confirmation of Andrew Wheeler as Administrator of the EPA is deeply disappointing.
February 28, 2019 Press Release
The economic vitality of coastal states like Oregon depends on the health of our oceans, and greenhouse gas emissions and climate change are changing ocean chemistry.
February 27, 2019 Statements
I am sad to hear that Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson passed away last night following his brave battle with cancer.
February 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC [02/27/19] – Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) praised the passage of landmark legislation to help prevent gun violence.

February 26, 2019 Statements
I rise today to express my support for this resolution to terminate the President’s declaration of a national emergency on February 15, 2019.

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April 10, 2019 In The News

House Democrats who focus on education peppered U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos with questions about her vision for school choice, arming teachers, and federal education law during a lengthy, often confrontational hearing here Wednesday.

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April 10, 2019 In The News

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos knew one of her policy decisions could lead to worse academic performance and depression among transgender students.

And she did it anyway.

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April 10, 2019 In The News

During a House Committee on Education and Labor hearing on Wednesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos shared an admission that seemed to startle some members of Congress.

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April 10, 2019 In The News

For the price of a cup of tea, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici heard four Hillsboro High School students talk about their work experience at the First Tech Credit Union coffee shop.

All of them are enrolled in the business/marketing course, one of 10 the school offers in career and technical education. The district's other high schools have their own offerings.

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April 10, 2019 In The News

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos seems to have a problem answering direct questions with direct answers — at least when testifying before Congress.

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April 8, 2019 In The News

Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) has an idea for how to battle ocean acidification: Give prizes to the people who come up with the best ideas.

April 7, 2019 In The News

In a scathing attack on the Trump administration’s immigration policies, Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives have called them xenophobic, abhorrent, un-American, and have pledged to protect the human rights of those seeking refuge and asylum in the US.

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April 7, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, a longtime advocate of adding the arts to science education, got a firsthand look at what students are learning.

April 5, 2019 In The News

The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held its first-ever hearing on Thursday.

The bi-partisan committee took an unusual approach by calling on young leaders from around the country to testify, instead of hearing from typical experts in the field. 

18-year-old Aji Piper is suing the U.S. government over climate change.

April 3, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici will hold six town hall meetings in five northwest Oregon counties, beginning at 11 a.m. April 13 in the Melrose Hall Ice Auditorium on the campus of Linfield College in McMinnville. After stops in Portland and Astoria, Bonamici will next appear locally at 6 p.m. April 18 in the gym at Gaston Junior/Senior High School, then at 6 p.m.

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