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September 6, 2018 Press Release
Many bright and motivated people simply cannot afford to take an unpaid internship, no matter how prestigious it might be, because they need to earn money to continue paying for college or to support themselves or their families.
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September 5, 2018 Press Release
For many borrowers, student loan debt affects the ability to buy a home, purchase a new car, afford childcare, or access capital to start a small business.
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September 4, 2018 Press Release
This is a pivotal time in our country on many issues, so it is important for people to participate in our democracy and make their voices heard.
August 28, 2018 Press Release
Students and school staff deserve a learning environment that is safe, welcoming, and conducive to quality instruction and student learning.
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August 23, 2018 Press Release
Secretary DeVos and President Trump’s latest plan to allow school districts to use federal funding meant for mental health services and other important student support programs to buy guns is irresponsible and dangerous.
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August 21, 2018 Press Release

BEAVERTON, Ore. [08/21/18] – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) announced that Easterseals Oregon will receive $1.5M in federal funding over three years to provide employment services for homeless veterans in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties.

August 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC [08/15/18] – Congresswoman Bonamici, Senators Wyden and Merkley, and Representatives DeFazio, Blumenauer, and Schrader called on the Trump Administration to work with China to reduce or eliminate Chinese tariffs that are harming Oregon’s hazelnut farmers and making it difficult for them to compete with growers in other countries.

August 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC [08/10/18] – Congresswoman Bonamici (OR-01) issued the following statement after the Trump administration moved to repeal the gainful employment rule, which protects students attending career colleges from being burdened by student loan debt that they cannot repay. 

 

August 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Members of the Oregon congressional delegation, including United States Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Representatives Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Kurt Schrader today called on the Trump administration to drop a proposed rule that would unjustifiably restrict home care workers’ ability to form unions and collectively bargain

July 30, 2018 Press Release
I am thrilled to see that the Economic Development Administration recognizes the potential of the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center. OMIC will help students and workers learn the skills they need to work in today’s economy, where advanced manufacturing is increasingly technical, while also advancing research and development that helps industries compete and thrive.

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December 20, 2018 In The News

Two Democratic U.S. lawmakers have called on the Environmental Protection Agency to answer questions about asbestos exposure after Reuters reported that documents showed Johnson & Johnson knew for decades of the minerals presence in its popular baby powder.

December 15, 2018 In The News
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) discusses her priorities next year when the Democrats take control of the House of Representatives.
December 14, 2018 In The News

Nearly 100 Democratic lawmakers called on President Trump to back federal climate change initiatives.

December 14, 2018 In The News

A record number of women are headed to Congress in January, a significant accomplishment on the path toward gender parity.

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December 5, 2018 In The News

The Rwandan opposition politician Diane Rwigara faces up to 22 years in prison on charges of inciting insurrection and forgery. She is due to be back in court on Thursday.

She denies the charges, saying they are politically motivated after she decided to run against Paul Kagame in presidential elections.

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December 4, 2018 In The News

A Portland State University student found injured and unconscious last spring near a remote stretch of railroad tracks in Northern California says he did not attempt suicide from a moving train, challenging the repeated claims of Amtrak officials.

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December 4, 2018 In The News

British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered three defeats in parliament as she set out to sell her Breixt deal to sceptical MPs.

Fuel tax rises which have led to weeks of violent protests in France have now been postponed for six months. The protests have hit major cities, causing damage and disruption over the past three weekends.

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