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March 29, 2019 Press Release
I look forward to hearing directly from the people I’m honored to represent.
March 28, 2019 Press Release
Coastal communities in Oregon and across the country are already facing the devastating effects of ocean acidification, and we must strengthen our approach.
March 27, 2019 Press Release
"The House’s passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act is an important step to address the persistent gender-based wage discrimination that harms women and working families."
March 27, 2019 Press Release
Our communities are stronger when everyone has access to a quality public education.
March 24, 2019 Press Release
“The public deserves to see Special Counsel Mueller’s full report and the documents underlying it. The U.S. House of Representatives will continue to fulfill its responsibility to independently investigate these issues and their repercussions on our democracy."
March 14, 2019 Press Release
No one should have to worry about whether they will receive needed elder care support and services because of their identity or who they love.
March 8, 2019 Statements
The Department of Labor's new overtime proposal fails to adequately address the needs of workers who are struggling to make ends meet.
March 8, 2019 Press Release


WASHINGTON, DC [03/08/19] – Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) praised the passage of H.R. 1, the For the People Act, which would provide long-overdue government reforms and address the dominance of big money in American politics. 


March 7, 2019 Press Release
Asbestos causes disease and death, and we must protect families and communities from this known carcinogen.
March 5, 2019 Press Release
Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, and Congressman Elijah E. Cummings introduced the Stopping Abuse and Fraud in Electronic (SAFE) Lending Act. The SAFE Lending Act would crack down on some of the worst abuses of the payday lending industry, particularly in online payday lending, and protect consumers from deceptive and predatory practices that strip wealth from working families.


In The News

July 26, 2019 In The News

U.S. Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oregon, and Don Young, R-Alaska, who serve as co-chairs of the House Oceans Caucus, have introduced an update to the Save Our Seas Act designed to strengthen efforts to remove and prevent marine debris.

July 22, 2019 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation in the House to help those with student loans avoid defaulting on their debt.

July 21, 2019 In The News

Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Chair of the Education & Labor Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services, applauded the House passage of the Raise the Wage Act.

July 19, 2019 In The News

A grand opening event to celebrate the completion of a 16-unit affordable housing project in St. Helens will take place at the complex this Friday.

July 19, 2019 In The News

House Democrats passed a bill this week to double the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, but Americans who work for low wages shouldn’t count on extra cash in their paychecks anytime soon.

July 18, 2019 In The News

As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers

July 17, 2019 In The News

Two months after a congressional committee held an emotional, sometimes-combative hearing on Chemawa Indian School, the Oregon representatives leading improvement efforts see few signs of progress.

July 16, 2019 In The News

House lawmakers weighed efforts to combat youth homelessness and pushed for more federal funding to address the issue at a hearing on Tuesday before the House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services.