Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement about the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Bonamici will mark the day by attending a remembrance ceremony with Congressional colleagues at the U.S. Capitol.
Washington, D.C.--Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement regarding the possibility of U.S. military action in Syria.
“The use of chemical weapons against innocent civilian populations is deplorable, violates international norms, and must not be tolerated, but military action is not always the most appropriate response.
Beaverton, Ore.--Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced her fall town hall meeting schedule. The public events will occur throughout September around the 1st Congressional District. The schedule includes meetings in Clatskanie, Astoria, Tualatin, Hillsboro, Banks, Yamhill, Beaverton, and Sauvie Island.
Beaverton, Ore. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today presented Alexandra Joy Gritta of Portland, Oregon with the Congressional Award Gold Medal. The award is given to American youth who demonstrate initiative, service to others, and achievement.
Portland, OR – Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley, Congressman Earl Blumenauer and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici visited Hopworks Brewery today to call attention to Wall Street speculation in commodity markets that is driving up the prices of aluminum, copper, gas, and electricity.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today introduced the Protecting Access to Primary Care Act (H.R. 2986) to improve access to primary care for individuals enrolled in Medicaid. The bill will improve reimbursement rates for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other primary health care providers.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted for the Senate’s bipartisan student loan compromise that will lower undergraduate student loan interest rates for subsidized Stafford loans from 6.8 to 3.86 percent for 2013.
Washington D.C. – The House of Representatives today voted to pass a provision authored by Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) that would halt the Army’s retirement of 34 C-23 Sherpa aircraft needed by the Army National Guard in Oregon and throughout the country. The amendment was successfully added to the Fiscal Year 2014 Defense Appropriations bill by a vote of 264 to 154.
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Democratic members of Congress are calling on congressional leaders to hold hearings on school shootings following a massacre at a Florida high school that left 17 dead and scores more wounded Wednesday.
The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today released two groundbreaking reports revealing indisputable evidence that museums contribute more to the United States economy than previously thought and have widespread public support that transcends political affiliations and geographic locations.
Oregon’s federal boarding school for Native Americans drew further scrutiny Wednesday at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
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Lawmakers from Oregon and Washington were quick to respond after a controversial memo from the chairman of the House intelligence committee was made public.
The ACLU of Oregon is filing a new lawsuit in federal court Feb. 7 against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, seeking information about the agency's secretive practice of making arrests at Oregon courthouses.
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The chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee on Tuesday slammed an international body’s cancer research on a common pesticide and questioned whether the United States should contribute funding to the body.