Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Media

Latest News

March 14, 2020 Statements
The death of a loved one is a hard burden to bear.
Issues:
March 14, 2020 Press Release
We know that many children across the country rely on school meals to combat food insecurity, which is why I am proud that the Families First bill includes my legislation to make sure children can still access school meals during closures.
March 13, 2020 Statements
Temporarily closing schools is a difficult decision, and I know it was not taken lightly.
March 11, 2020 Press Release
We have a responsibility to care for the seniors who have cared for us.
Issues:
March 11, 2020 Press Release
As we continue to take necessary precautions because of the coronavirus, we must make sure that students can access nutritious meals if their schools are closed.
March 10, 2020 Press Release
A woman’s life and health can be improved by one question that starts an important conversation.
Issues:
March 8, 2020 Press Release
I share the serious concerns of Oregonians about the ongoing spread of COVID-19 in our communities. The Governor’s emergency declaration, which I support, will make more resources and personnel available for our response. My thoughts are with the affected Oregonians and their families, including the 5 new cases in Washington County.
Issues:
March 5, 2020 Press Release
The power of waves, tides, and currents from our ocean can be captured and converted into clean, renewable energy to power our homes, buildings, and communities.
March 4, 2020 Press Release
Over the past several days I’ve spoken with Governor Brown, Pat Allen at the Oregon Health Authority, county public health officials, school superintendents, health care leaders, and workers across NW Oregon about the coronavirus.
Issues:

Pages

In The News

May 28, 2020 In The News

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued its first coronavirus-related citation "within the last week," the embattled head of the agency told lawmakers Thursday at a marathon House subcommittee hearing on OSHA's virus enforcement — or its alleged lack thereof.

Issues:
May 28, 2020 In The News

The partisan divide over how to ensure workplace safety surfaced repeatedly Thursday as Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee questioned the head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration about the agency's response to the pandemic.

May 28, 2020 In The News

Four of the seven members of Oregon’s congressional delegation this week said Covid is exacerbating inequalities in the financial system and federal lawmakers should take additional steps to help underserved communities.

May 20, 2020 In The News

As many Oregonians reflect on the life and the legacy of Oregon legislator Mitch Greenlick, they recall his tireless efforts towards health equity and health care – a champion for both.

Issues:
May 15, 2020 In The News

A transaction that would have combined CareOregon, the state's largest Medicaid insurer, with Providence Plan Partners, the insurance arm of Providence St. Joseph's Health, the state's largest health care provider, has been called off, representatives for both companies tell WW.

Issues:
May 11, 2020 In The News

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Millions of Americans received a stimulus check from the federal government. It's unclear if a second one could be coming. Lawmakers in Washington D.C. are kicking around different proposals, from monthly checks to a payroll tax rebate. There are no concrete plans for a second check yet, though.

May 9, 2020 In The News

In any other time, Oregon’s Muslims would be breaking their daily fast throughout Ramadan with their community during a meal known as an iftar. But during the coronavirus pandemic, such gatherings aren’t possible.

Issues:
May 7, 2020 In The News

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Issues from price gouging to current eviction rules were all part of the conversation Thursday in a webinar hosted by Oregon Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum. They say they’re constantly working to keep people from getting ripped off and they want those who they think they are to reach out. 

May 4, 2020 In The News

The federal government has spent trillions of dollars to help dull the economic pain from the coronavirus pandemic, but some Democratic lawmakers say it’s not enough — and want to see monthly payments of $2,000 given to most Americans until the crisis begins to fade.

May 2, 2020 In The News

U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and Reps. Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer said they have concerns about the planned CareOregon-Providence Plan Partners affiliation.

Pages