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July 12, 2013 Press Release

Beaverton, Ore. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today unveiled the Opportunities for Success Act (H.R. 2659), legislation she introduced to help make unpaid internships more accessible to low-income students. The legislation is part of Bonamici’s new College to Jobs Agenda, which aims to reduce unemployment and underemployment among recent college graduates. 

July 11, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted against a revised version of the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 (H.R. 2642). The legislation, which is opposed by the Oregon Farm Bureau, contains no provisions for nutrition programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

July 3, 2013 Press Release

Beaverton, Ore. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today met with hunger-relief advocates at the Oregon Food Bank West to discuss how proposed cuts to federal nutrition assistance programs will increase the already great burden faced by families and hunger-relief programs in Oregon.

July 2, 2013 Press Release

Beaverton, Ore. – The interest rate on new federally subsidized student loans this week jumped from 3.4 to 6.8 percent. Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) has cosponsored legislation to temporarily return to the 3.4 percent rate and is calling on her colleagues to work together for a long term solution.

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June 27, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill.

June 26, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decisions in Hollingsworth v. Perry and United States v. Windsor.

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June 25, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), the ranking member of the Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Environment, today released the following statement applauding President Obama’s plan to address climate change.

June 19, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted for an amendment to restore $20 billion in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funding slated to be cut by the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (H.R. 1947).  Bonamici was an original cosponsor of the amendment, which was offered by Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA).

June 18, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted against H.R.1797, legislation that would jail doctors who perform medically necessary, constitutionally protected abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. 

June 13, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today testified to a key U.S. House panel about the importance of passing two bills she introduced earlier this year to assist coastal communities with tsunami debris cleanup efforts.

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