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July 31, 2019 Press Release
We are especially concerned about the number of Oregon children—many of whom receive their only meal of the day at school—who will lose access to free school meals if they are not automatically certified for school meals because of their SNAP participation.
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July 29, 2019 Press Release
As a mother, it’s heartbreaking to visit detained migrant children and teenagers who made the dangerous journey to the United States, many of them without a parent, in search of safety.
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July 25, 2019 Press Release
Oregonians don’t like robocalls! I frequently hear about how unwanted robocalls & telephone scams cause frustration and, in some cases, economic loss.
July 25, 2019 Press Release
Our ocean is an immense natural resource, but the marine life and habitats it sustains are threatened by the pervasive and destructive plastics and debris that litter its waters and shores.
July 22, 2019 Press Release
Too many people are struggling to make payments on burdensome student loans even though there are federal programs available to help.
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July 18, 2019 Press Release
The federal minimum wage has been stagnant for too long, exacerbating income inequality, perpetuating wage gaps, and leaving too many individuals working full-time in poverty.
July 12, 2019 Press Release
As a prosecutor, Alexander Acosta denied survivors justice and gave Jeffrey Epstein, who was and is accused of child sex trafficking, a deal that did not serve justice.
July 5, 2019 Press Release
We agree that the Federal Work-Study program is in need of significant reform, but the Department’s proposal will remove statutory guardrails from the program and will allow federal financial aid to flow to private employers without needed transparency.
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June 28, 2019 Press Release
The Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Gainful Employment rule puts students at risk while letting for-profit institutions off the hook for low-quality programs.
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June 28, 2019 Press Release
Ocean covers most of the Earth, yet we know very little about what is beneath its surface.

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In The News

October 7, 2019 In The News

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.

October 4, 2019 In The News

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.

October 3, 2019 In The News

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.

October 3, 2019 In The News

Interview with Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici

September 30, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici has announced she will hold six town hall meetings across Oregon's 1st Congressional District, starting this week.

September 25, 2019 In The News

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.

September 25, 2019 In The News

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.

September 25, 2019 In The News

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.

September 25, 2019 In The News

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. 

September 25, 2019 In The News

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.

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