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September 11, 2013 Press Release

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.

September 10, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C.--Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s national address about Syria. 
 
September 3, 2013 Press Release

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.

August 28, 2013 Press Release

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.

August 14, 2013 Press Release

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.

August 7, 2013 Press Release

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.

August 2, 2013 Press Release

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.

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July 31, 2013 Press Release

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.

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July 30, 2013 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and a bipartisan group of her House colleagues today asked General Frank Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, to provide a timeline for the completion of medical equipment set (MES) upgrades for 500 new M997A3 HMMWV ambulances.
July 24, 2013 Press Release

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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February 16, 2018 In The News

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.

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February 16, 2018 In The News

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.

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February 14, 2018 In The News

Oregon’s federal boarding school for Native Americans drew further scrutiny Wednesday at a hearing on Capitol Hill.

February 13, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON - Senator Jeff Merkley and Reps. Suzanne Bonamici and Elijah Cummings introduced the Stopping Abuse and Fraud in Electronic (SAFE) Lending Act Tuesday, aimed at cracking 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.

February 13, 2018 In The News

The Trump administration is seeking to slash nearly $4 billion in annual funding for student aid programs, but the two-year budget deal signed into law last week complicates that proposal.

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February 7, 2018 In The News

Representatives including Jackie Spier (D-CA) and Lois Frankel (D-FL), who orchestrated the #SOTUBlackout, as well as Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other members of the Democratic Working Women's Group gathered early Tuesday to pose for photos in their black pantsuits and skirt suits to show support for the victims of sexual misconduct - including the 19 women who ha

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February 7, 2018 In The News

Lawmakers from Oregon and Washington were quick to respond after a controversial memo from the chairman of the House intelligence committee was made public.

February 7, 2018 In The News

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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February 7, 2018 In The News

The World Health Organization's (WHO) cancer agency is firmly defending its finding that a widely used herbicide is "probably carcinogenic" despite reports cited by key House lawmakers.

February 6, 2018 In The News

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.

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