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June 12, 2018 Press Release
"North Korea has repeatedly failed to uphold prior agreements, and it remains to be seen whether Kim Jong-un is truly willing to denuclearize. In light of countless violent atrocities and human rights violations, it is dangerous to give legitimacy to Kim and his brutal regime—and lauding an agreement without receiving concrete, verifiable commitments in return may prove foolhardy."
June 11, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Kurt Schrader, with Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, Earl Blumenauer, and Peter DeFazio, sent a series of letters demanding answers to questions that remain unresolved around the management of Chemawa Indian School in Salem, Oregon.
June 8, 2018 Press Release
“Every minute … the equivalent of a garbage truck full of plastic will be dumped into the oceans. That’s about eight million metric tons a year, endangering marine life,” said Bonamici in a speech on the House floor.
June 6, 2018 Press Release
"Through habitat restoration projects and smart infrastructure upgrades, we can protect the environment and make sure that the salmon that nourished and inspired generations before us will continue to be there for generations to come.”
June 6, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici questioned Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar about the Trump Administration’s decision to separate children from their parents during immigration proceedings.
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June 1, 2018 Press Release

 

BEAVERTON, Ore. [06/01/18] – Congresswoman Bonamici met with Oregon Food Bank leaders and partner agency stakeholders to discuss the harmful cuts to nutrition programs currently under consideration as Congress considers the Farm Bill.

May 31, 2018 Press Release

On National Dam Safety Awareness Day, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) toured Scoggins Dam and received an update about federally-funded safety and storage improvements to the dam currently being studied by Clean Water Services and the Bureau of Reclamation. Scoggins Dam is one of the most seismically vulnerable facilities in the Bureau’s inventory.

 

May 18, 2018 Statements
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici's statement for the record on HR 2, the Farm Bill
May 16, 2018 Statements

Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to S. 2372, the VA MISSION Act because the bill falls short in fulfilling our commitment to veterans. Though this legislation contains many positive provisions to support our veterans and their caregivers, on balance it is a short-sighted approach that does not adequately provide for the long-term needs of those who have honorably served our country.

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July 6, 2018 In The News

 

Federal officials turned away a group of Oregon congressmen and the governor after they asked for a tour of a Portland facility that houses immigrant children.

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July 6, 2018 In The News

Oregon's U.S. senators, both Democrats, agree on thwarting President Donald Trump's next nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley agree that Senate Democrats will need to stick together — the 47 Democrats are joined by two independents — and also enlist support from a handful of Republicans, who hold a one-vote majority in the chamber.

July 5, 2018 In The News

Oregon's 1st District representative, also top Democrat on the House environment subcommittee, said administrator 'put nation at risk' with policies, not just his spending abuses and questions about government ethics.

July 5, 2018 In The News

Three of the highest-ranking Democrats in Oregon—U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, Gov. Kate Brown and U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici—are sounding an alarm over what a new Supreme Court justice could mean for legal abortion in the United States.

July 5, 2018 In The News

Portland Ore – Senator Jeff Merkley, Governor Kate Brown and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici joined with Planned Parenthood and others Thursday to rally Oregonians to pressure members of the Senate to block any presidential nominee for the Supreme Court who would threaten a woman’s constitutional right to have an abortion.

June 24, 2018 In The News

SHERIDAN, Ore. – Some faith communities in Oregon are holding their Sunday services outside of a federal prison in Sheridan, where more than 100 undocumented immigrants seeking asylum are being held.

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June 23, 2018 In The News

majority of them from India. Photo credit: www.bop.gov

US lawmakers denounce President Trump’s cruel and callous ‘zero-tolerance’ immigration policy.

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June 22, 2018 In The News

It’s undeniable that all over the world, young people are making waves. From gun control to higher education, the millennial generation has proven itself as one that shouldn’t be underestimated.

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June 22, 2018 In The News

Over 40 Indian immigrants are being held at a detention center in New Mexico over alleged attempts to enter the United States illegally, according to the Hindu. As many as 52 Indians, mostly Sikhs, are lodged at a facility in Oregon, reports that emerged earlier this week had said.

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