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February 11, 2019 Statements
I am disappointed by the comments of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar because they included inflammatory stereotypes about the Jewish community and supporters of Israel.
February 7, 2019 Press Release
We were disturbed to hear ongoing reports of hunger strikes at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities in Arizona, California, Florida, and Texas. We were equally troubled to learn that several of these individuals are being forced-fed.
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February 7, 2019 Press Release
Stronger investments in apprenticeships will get more people into better paying, stable careers and provide our nation’s businesses with the skilled workforce they need.
February 7, 2019 Press Release
Speaker Nancy Pelosi today named Democratic Members to serve on the new Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.
February 7, 2019 Press Release
I am honored that Speaker Pelosi has selected me serve on the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.
February 6, 2019 Press Release
The Trump administration’s continued assault on immigrants is inhumane and un-American.
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February 4, 2019 Press Release
In the wake of tragic school shootings, students like Alexandria stepped up to lead overdue conversations about policies to protect our students and communities from senseless violence.
February 1, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC [02/1/19] – Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici announced that she will serve on two subcommittees on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee: Environment, and Investigations and Oversight.

 

January 29, 2019 Press Release
It is an honor to be elected as Chair of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services.
January 28, 2019 Press Release
Although we are relieved that you acknowledged that climate change poses an existential threat to our way of life, it is unacceptable that you admitted you have not been fully briefed on the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s Fourth National Climate Assessment.

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In The News

March 21, 2019 In The News

Oregon lawmakers are pushing for a nationwide ban of asbestos - a known carcinogen that kills thousands of people in America every year. 

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Senator Jeff Merkley inroduced a new act -- that would ban asbestos entirely in the U.S. 

The lawmakers met with community members in Portland Thursday to discuss the issue. 

March 20, 2019 In The News

By Suzanne Bonamici

Bonamici, a Democrat, represents Oregon’s 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

We can no longer wait to take bold action on climate change.

March 20, 2019 In The News

The fantastic college-admissions scandal calls to mind one of the most famous sayings in American life: “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Its wise author, the great cartoonist Walt Kelly (he created Pogo) would have gotten a kick out of explanations for the alleged fraud, which have become an exercise in turning away from the mirror and blaming someone or something else.

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March 20, 2019 In The News

The major energy project slated for Morrow County is going to have a ripple effect — with the capacity for more battery storage than any other facility in the country. With that surge in power storage will come funds for local schools’ science, technology and art programs.

March 15, 2019 In The News

The admissions bribery scheme revealed this week in a federal indictment has prompted lawmakers in Washington to consider policies that could curtail the influence of wealth in college admissions.

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March 13, 2019 In The News

Whether they're for standard time or daylight saving time, Oregonians are tired of changing their clocks twice every year. That's the message state senators considering a time change in Oregon received this week.

March 7, 2019 In The News

PAPER had the chance to head down to Washington DC for a media mixer with Democratic members of the House of Representatives hosted by Congresswoman Maxine Waters. While there, we spoke to numerous congresspeople — including several freshmen representatives — about their top policy priorities in this new, divided government.

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March 3, 2019 In The News

The Portland Womxn’s March begins with a rally noon Sunday in downtown Portland with a march through nearby streets to follow.

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March 3, 2019 In The News

For the most part, Sunday’s Portland Womxn’s March & Rally for Action was an upbeat event, featuring speakers and crowds who were united in their support of progressive values and causes.

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