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As Democrats in the House of Representatives begin an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, Western Washington County residents packed the Cornelius Public Library on Wednesday, Oct. 2, to ask questions of U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici.
Multiple people asked Bonamici about the topic that has recently dominated national news: impeachment.
Friday is National Manufacturing Day and the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center in Columbia County is hosting an event to get high school students interested in manufacturing careers.
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici will also speak to students Friday morning.
A 2018 Department of Ed report on the status of the loan program revealed that "of the approximately 29,000 applications that have been processed, more than 70% of them have been denied."
Today, despite efforts to fix the program, that denial rate is even higher.
Interview with Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici has announced she will hold six town hall meetings across Oregon's 1st Congressional District, starting this week.
On Wednesday, the United Nations released an alarming report on global climate change, specifically how the build up of greenhouse gases is impacting the world’s oceans and ice. Much of the warmth trapped in Earth’s atmosphere by human-made carbon dioxide has been absorbed by the oceans and the impacts have been stark.
Ocean warming has more than doubled since 1993, according to this morning's report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. "The world's ocean and cryosphere have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades, and consequences for nature and humanity are sweeping and severe," Ko Barrett, vice-chair of the IPCC, said in a statement.
The big news, that the House of Representatives would begin a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump, elicited a few responses from Oregon's Congressional delegation on Twitter.
Reactions from the Oregon congressional delegation on House passage of HR 1595, the SAFE Banking Act, which allows banks to do business with the cannabis industry.
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici says a new international report on the declining health of the oceans prompts her to call for immediate action by the House to support its findings.