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October 28, 2014 Press Release

Portland, OR – Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and Congressman Kurt Schrader today spoke with the Commandant of the Coast Guard and got assurance from him that the November 30th date previously set for the closure of the Newport helicopter facility would be extended to December 15th.

October 22, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined today with Oregon Representatives Kurt Schrader, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici to call on the U.S. Coast Guard to hold off on its abrupt decision to shut down its Newport Air Facility and to keep open this important piece of the coastal safety net through the busy crabbing season. 
October 10, 2014 Press Release

Portland, OR – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) emphasized the importance of the $6 million grant awarded to Portland’s Transition Projects and highlighted the story of a veteran and his family who received help from the organization. 

October 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington County, OR – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) discussed the future of manufacturing today and highlighted the high-quality jobs available in the region’s manufacturing sector while visiting with local high school students and manufacturing businesses. 

September 19, 2014 Press Release

Beaverton, OR – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) released the following statement in response to the Oregon Health Authority’s announcement that the algae found in a stretch of the Willamette River is toxic.

September 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) released the following statement after the House passed the continuing resolution to fund the government, which includes an amendment to provide the Department of Defense with the authority to train and equip Syrian opposition forces.

September 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s remarks on the ISIS strategy.

September 8, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici’s Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act. Congresswoman Bonamici and Governor John Kitzhaber heralded the bill’s passage as a victory for Oregon’s coastal communities living under the constant threat of a tsunami.

September 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) released the following statement commemorating Labor Day.  

August 21, 2014 Press Release

Florence, OR – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) emphasized the value of resilience planning at the Oregon Coast Economic Summit and explained how hazard preparedness will help coastal communities respond to and recover from natural disasters.


In The News

January 15, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici met with top law enforcement and community members Friday to discuss solutions in combating the opioid epidemic.

Bonamici said the crisis is not an urban issue or a rural issue or suburban issue. It is a problem everywhere.

January 15, 2018 In The News

Sen. Jeff Merkley released the following statement after reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions will rescind key federal policy that has effectively allowed states to determine their own cannabis laws:

January 12, 2018 In The News


Leaders from Multnomah County met with Rep. Suzanne Bonamici Friday to talk about the opioid crisis.

Health care providers, the Multnomah County sheriff, the Multnomah County district attorney and people in recovery shared their thoughts on what needs to be done to deal with the crisis.

January 5, 2018 In The News

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Local lawmakers are calling on Congress to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program — CHIP — which has been unfunded for almost 100 days now.

Since it was created, CHIP has enjoyed bi-partisan support, but local democrats say republicans are holding children’s healthcare hostage, using CHIP as a pawn in budget negotiations.

January 5, 2018 In The News

A proposal that could open up oil drilling in Oregon and Washington has a lot of people asking questions. Where might it happen? What's the likelihood of it happening?

The Trump Administration's proposal this week to open up previously protected areas to offshore drilling for oil has drawn harsh criticism from Oregon officials 

December 21, 2017 In The News

“Protecting net neutrality creates a level playing field for consumers, innovators, and small businesses,” Representative (Suzanne) Bonamici (D-OR) observed. “Rolling back Title II protections will be detrimental to the free flow of information that underpins our democracy. The FCC has failed the American people and Congress must step up to keep the internet fair and open.”

December 20, 2017 In The News

Oregon’s lawmakers are dividing along predictable partisan lines in the debate whether the tax bill racing through Congress would help or hurt the state.

All four of the Oregon’s Democrats voted Tuesday against a measure they complain is weighted too heavily in favor of large corporations and the wealthy.

December 13, 2017 In The News

The House Ethics Committee on Wednesday announced the lawmakers that will serve on the subcommittee charged with investigating sexual harassment allegations against Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas).

December 13, 2017 In The News

Washington County's entire representation in Congress has called on President Donald Trump to resign, amid allegations of sexual misconduct prior to last November's election.