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May 17, 2019 Press Release
I chair the Education Committee’s Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee, and in our hearing on this important bill we heard powerful testimony from Kimberly, the mother of Kai, an eight-year-old transgender girl.
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May 16, 2019 Press Release
At nearly every step in this process, my colleagues and I have been frustrated by a lack of transparency, regarding Chemawa’s finances, governance, and student safety.
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May 16, 2019 Press Release
The eco-conscious community that is present in Oregon makes a city like Portland an excellent pilot for Loop.
May 15, 2019 Press Release
As the number of older Americans continues to increase, Congress must strengthen our support for OAA’s proven, long-standing programs.
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May 13, 2019 Press Release
In light of your admission that you are aware of the ongoing discrimination of transgender youth, we urge you to commit to using Title IX to protect these students. Specifically, we respectfully request that the Department reinstate the May 2016 Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students.
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May 10, 2019 Press Release
Repeatedly, ACICS disregarded clear warning signs, failed to act quickly enough to protect students and taxpayers, and continued a troubling pattern of failure that has played itself out over and over again as students and taxpayers suffer the consequences.
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May 9, 2019 Press Release
Women must be able to trust their health care providers when making critical decisions about family planning and reproductive health.
May 8, 2019 Press Release
Child maltreatment is a public health crisis and a threat to the future of our country.
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May 6, 2019 Press Release
It is thrilling to see talented young artists submitting thoughtful work that expresses their views, experiences, hopes, dreams, and fears.
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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.
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August 13, 2019 In The News

Edwards Vacuum, a supplier of semiconductor vacuum and abatement solutions, has completed and opened its new high-tech innovation and manufacturing centre in Hillsboro.

The 75,000-square foot, state-of-the-art facility will serve as the North American semiconductor headquarters for the U.K.-based firm, creating 100 new high-tech jobs.

August 12, 2019 In The News

Immigrant rights advocates are looking for legal and political help to prevent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from detaining people at county courthouses.

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August 7, 2019 In The News

That's the most complaints of any month this year—and up 35 percent from June, when Oregonians filed 7,189 complaints.

August 7, 2019 In The News

A larger vehicle will enable Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Clinic to provide better service to migrant workers and school children in the two counties it serves.

The new mobile clinic made its debut Tuesday, Aug. 6, in a ceremony at The Round/Beaverton City Hall during National Health Center Week. It also was scheduled for a stop Friday, Aug. 9, in Cornelius.

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August 6, 2019 In The News

Nearly two dozen government officials met Wednesday to discuss different retrofitting options for one of the state’s most important and imperiled water sources.

August 6, 2019 In The News

Student voices don't fall upon deaf ears.

Future Connect students at Portland Community College, PCC leaders and high school students interning at the City of Hillsboro greeted U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, a Beaverton Democrat, at the Hillsboro Civic Center on Monday, Aug. 5.

August 4, 2019 In The News

Anti-gun violence activists in Oregon have announced a signature-gathering training session for their planned ballot measure in response to the two mass shootings in the country over the weekend.

The training will take place Sunday afternoon in North Portland. The measure, which includes firearm storage and other requirements, is aimed for the November 2020 general election ballot.

August 4, 2019 In The News

The horrific mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio have reignited the gun debate in America. The topic was front and center Sunday at Democratic Senator Ron Wyden's planned town hall in Beaverton.

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