BEAVERTON, Ore. [08/21/18] – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) announced that Easterseals Oregon will receive $1.5M in federal funding over three years to provide employment services for homeless veterans in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties.
WASHINGTON, DC [08/15/18] – Congresswoman Bonamici, Senators Wyden and Merkley, and Representatives DeFazio, Blumenauer, and Schrader called on the Trump Administration to work with China to reduce or eliminate Chinese tariffs that are harming Oregon’s hazelnut farmers and making it difficult for them to compete with growers in other countries.
WASHINGTON, DC [08/10/18] – Congresswoman Bonamici (OR-01) issued the following statement after the Trump administration moved to repeal the gainful employment rule, which protects students attending career colleges from being burdened by student loan debt that they cannot repay.
Washington, D.C. – Members of the Oregon congressional delegation, including United States Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Representatives Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Kurt Schrader today called on the Trump administration to drop a proposed rule that would unjustifiably restrict home care workers’ ability to form unions and collectively bargain
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Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) marched with federal employees and shared stories from Oregonians on the House floor to continue her call for an end to the partial government shutdown.
Oregon Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici talks one-on-one with KATU's Angelica Thornton about the on-going government shutdown and why she thinks President Trump shouldn't get any money to build a border wall.
Shutdown impacts over 41,000 active duty Coast Guard members performing missions and protecting the coastal borders
Congressman Peter DeFazio is fighting for U.S. Coast Guard members to get paid during the government shutdown.
Two Oregon lawmakers have applauded legislation introduced by Congressman Peter DeFazio that would provide funding for the Coast Guard and ensure that active duty and reserve members are paid during the government shutdown.
A release from the 4th District Congressman said members of the Guard are the only members of the United States military that are not being paid at this time.
Two Democratic members of Congress from Oregon met with TSA agents and air-traffic controllers at Portland International Airport on Tuesday before flying back to Washington, D.C.
U.S. representatives Suzanne Bonamici and Kurt Schrader met with the federal workers who are considered "essential," which means they're working without pay, like others across the country.
More than 700 air traffic controllers and security officers continue to show up to work at airports across Oregon with no assurance of their next paycheck as the federal government shutdown hit the 18-day mark on Tuesday.
Some workers, however, are growing increasingly worried.
Air traffic controllers and TSA agents at Portland International Airport told lawmakers they’re selling plasma and considering looking for work in the private sector as a result of the ongoing government shutdown.
As the partial government shutdown enters its 3rd week, problems are arising at airports across the country.
Hundreds of TSA agents have decided that if they're not getting paid, they're going to call in sick -- which in turn has caused long lines at checkpoints. The most impacted airports so far are New York, Seattle and Dallas-Fort Worth.
The battle over whether Obamacare is legal is working its way to the U.S. Supreme Court again.
Democrats like Oregon’s Suzanne Bonamici say they won control of the House of Representatives because of their healthcare platform.
“I think that the voters across the country sent a message that they care about issues like access to healthcare,” she says.