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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) this week introduced the Counseling for Career Choice Act to ensure that high school students are made fully aware of their career and education options prior to graduation.
Beaverton, Ore. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today joined with Handful Sportsbra CEO Jennifer Ferguson to tout her efforts to encourage more companies to relocate manufacturing to the United States. Handful recently announced a decision to “onshore” production, moving manufacturing from China to Oregon.
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Counterfeit prescription drugs are being sold in the Portland area, around Oregon and online, often containing extremely potent substances including heroin.
WASHINGTON - Oregon's entire House delegation applauded Thursday the inclusion of emergency funding for wildland fire suppression in the supplemental appropriations bill just passed by the House.
Students across the Portland area got a taste Friday of what it's like to work in the manufacturing sector.
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Protesters plan to descend on McMinnville High School on Wednesday during a visit by U.S.
By Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici
This fall, thousands of students across Oregon are pursuing the dream of higher education. Between starting classes and settling in, students and their families are also making difficult financial decisions about how to pay for their education.
McMINNVILLE, Ore. -- U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was greeted by dozens of protesters as she visited McMinnville High School Wednesday afternoon.
The City of Wilsonville's South Metro Area Regional Transit (SMART) agency has been awarded a $1.45 million grant by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the purchase of new electric-powered buses. Funded by the U.S.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is headed to Oregon and Washington state this week, but it looks like she won't get a universally warm welcome. In fact, there's a big protest brewing for Friday night, when DeVos will be the keynote speaker at a gala hosted by the Washington Policy Center, a free-market think tank. More below.