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April 4, 2020 Statements
I helped lead my colleagues in calling on EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to withdraw the EPA's proposed Censored Science rule.
April 2, 2020 Statements
Many workers across Northwest Oregon are worried about how to pay their April rent or mortgage without a paycheck.
April 1, 2020 Press Release
Oregon is a resilient and forward-thinking state and Oregon National Guardsmen have already been working to set up mobile hospitals and tents.
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March 27, 2020 Press Release
The coronavirus has quickly and severely disrupted the lives of people in NW Oregon and across the country, putting the health of loved ones at risk and jeopardizing our economic security.
March 27, 2020 Statements
Our country is suffering from a pandemic on an unimaginable scale, and this legislation will provide critical support to workers and families, small businesses, healthcare providers, student loan borrowers, and people struggling to make ends meet.
March 25, 2020 Press Release
We have heard from rural health clinics, hospitals, and providers who are having to lay off employees due to reduced patient care and declining revenues.
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March 25, 2020 Press Release
Seniors have served our communities for decades and need our support now more than ever.
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March 25, 2020 Press Release
We are deeply alarmed that the current supply of personal protective equipment in Oregon is inadequate to meet the urgent needs of health care workers on the frontlines of responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
March 20, 2020 Press Release
As the country takes necessary measures to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, that economic activity – and the millions of jobs associated with it – is deeply endangered.
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March 20, 2020 Press Release
I’ve heard from dozens of small businesses and non-profits that have already been devastated by the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Small businesses and non-profits employ thousands of workers in NW Oregon, and they drive a significant portion of our economy.

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In The News

June 12, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Bonamici releases an in depth report on the state of child care in Oregon and calls for investment of $50 billion in child care nationwide.


PORTLAND, Ore — No child care, no economic recovery. That's the bottom line for Oregon's first district Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici when it comes to reopening the economy and recovering from the pandemic.

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June 12, 2020 In The News

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., on Friday led members of Oregon’s congressional delegation—including Sen. Ron Wyden and Reps. Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader—in pushing the Trump administration to help meet Oregon’s urgent need for critical coronavirus testing supplies at long-term care facilities.

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June 8, 2020 In The News

As we recognize this World Oceans Day, we understand that a healthy ocean is a necessity. Our ocean sustains life. Our economic well-being is tied to a clean ocean for fishing, tourism and other industries. For years, the ocean has literally “taken the heat” for us and mitigated the effects of rising global temperatures.

June 3, 2020 In The News

House Democrats have a chance to position themselves at the center of a political movement that drives societal change for years to come. Or they could miss seizing the moment entirely.

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June 3, 2020 In The News

State regulators appear satisfied that Bornstein Seafoods has addressed safety concerns about the coronavirus cited in a complaint by the Lower Columbia Hispanic Council on behalf of workers at the Astoria seafood processor.

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June 3, 2020 In The News

Lawmakers are frustrated that they can’t bring their fight over the killing of George Floyd to Congress right now. So they’re taking to the streets.

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June 2, 2020 In The News

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Oregon Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici is calling on the interim director of the Oregon Employment Department to get Oregonians their benefits quickly by clearing the unemployment insurance claims backlog.

June 1, 2020 In The News

With wildfire season approaching, emergency planners urged Oregonians in rural areas to be prepared while health care professionals called on lawmakers to fund low-cost measures to protect residents.

June 1, 2020 In The News

After tense nights of civil unrest in neighboring Portland, Desiree Williams-Rajee and fellow members of the Beaverton Black Parent Union weren't sure what kind of crowd to expect at Southridge High School on Sunday afternoon, May 31. 

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May 28, 2020 In The News

The House of Representatives is allowing lawmakers to cast votes by proxy this week for the first time, enabling members to vote remotely during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is how proxy voting works, and the logistical and legal challenges it faces.

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