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March 18, 2021 Press Release
Oregon has a rapidly aging population, and unfortunately age discrimination in the workplace remains disturbingly pervasive.
March 17, 2021 Press Release
Today we are marking Women’s History Month with two historic bills that will advance equality, safety, and justice for women.
March 17, 2021 Press Release
Child care is essential to our economy and the well-being of our families and communities.
March 16, 2021 Press Release
The Congressional Art Competition is an exciting opportunity for young artists to express themselves and share their creativity and vision through artwork.
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March 15, 2021 Press Release
Predatory debt collection is a pervasive problem that threatens consumers, their livelihoods, and their well-being.
March 12, 2021 Press Release
The pandemic has hit our senior population especially hard, jeopardizing health and increasing isolation.
March 11, 2021 Press Release
We strongly support the decision made by the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington to temporarily stop the sale of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Federal Archives and Records Center in Seattle, Washington.

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May 27, 2021 In The News

The child care crisis is being felt around the country, leading legislators to take action. On March 16, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici reintroduced the Child Care Is Infrastructure Act, which would establish loan and grant programs for child care facilities and early-childhood educators.

May 27, 2021 In The News

"The full 'three martini lunch deduction' is not the most effective use of taxpayer dollars, and it's time we repurpose these funds," said Representative Peter Meijer, a Republican from Michigan who co-sponsored the bill with Representative Suzanne Bonamici, a Democrat from Oregon, in a statement.

May 26, 2021 In The News

However, they are more expensive than a diesel bus. But Bonamici says in the long run, districts could end up saving more money. "Even though the initial investment is more. It's a good investment. They're not buying the fuel that they have to buy for the diesel buses and they won't have the same maintenance costs," she said.

May 24, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici says she is not convinced that payment of extra unemployment benefits has led to shortages of workers in service and caregiving businesses. The Democrat from Beaverton responded to a comment from someone who complained about a shortage of caregivers at assisted-living centers during a telephone town hall on May 15.

May 24, 2021 In The News

They described Johnson's work as "a great mixture of contemporary and traditional techniques," according to a press release by the office of U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, a Beaverton Democrat. Johnson received an honorable mention for the competition in 2019.

May 19, 2021 In The News

When she introduced the bill earlier this year, Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) said oceans and estuaries have grown more acidic in recent years as they absorb more carbon dioxide, hurting fisheries and threatening coastal communities and ecosystems.

May 19, 2021 In The News

"Every person on this planet benefits from a healthy ocean," Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), the bill's sponsor, said in a speech on the House floor Monday afternoon.

May 19, 2021 In The News

In a March 2021 letter to the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, the WCSPA, Midwater Trawlers Cooperative, Oregon Trawl Commission and Fishermen's Marketing Association asked the AMS to specify Pacific pink shrimp, Pacific rockfish and Pacific hake (whiting) as USDA Section 32 “bonus buys.” Ten West Coast lawmakers, including Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore.; Sen.

May 18, 2021 In The News

Bonamici also said some laid-off workers are considering or undergoing more training to enable them to take higher-paying jobs in other fields. "We need to make sure that people have the skills to get these good jobs," Bonamici, who sits on the House Education and Labor Committee, said.

May 18, 2021 In The News

They concluded by promoting a two-state solution, which they said is the only way to “permanently” end the “hostilities,” and they referenced the “occupation.” The other lawmakers who signed the letter are Reps. Jamie Raskin, Jan Schakowsky, Suzanne Bonamici, David Cicilline, Kim Schier, Sara Jacobs, Steve Cohen, Dean Philips, Alan Lowenthal, Andy Levin, and John Yarmuth.

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