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October 31, 2019 Press Release
Today is an important day in the Education and Labor Committee.
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October 28, 2019 Press Release
Aging Americans have supported our communities throughout their lives – now it is our turn to care for them.
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October 24, 2019 Press Release
It is imperative that the Department provide a transparent analysis to the public for this proposed regulation.
October 23, 2019 Press Release
Fair and free elections are essential to democracy, and we must do all we can to protect our country from foreign attacks.
October 22, 2019 Press Release
We are concerned that the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is failing to protect the civil rights of LGBTQ students.
October 17, 2019 Press Release
Action to address skyrocketing prescription drug costs is long overdue and I’m proud to be part of a committee that is tackling the issue in a meaningful way.
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October 17, 2019 Press Release
It’s extremely difficult for students to focus on their education when they are hungry or worrying about where to find their next meal.
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October 15, 2019 Press Release
In an op-ed published in today’s New York Times, two former heads of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)—one from a Democratic administration; one from a Republican administration—make a forceful case for Congress to pass the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act, legislation co-led by Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici.
October 15, 2019 Press Release
“I hear from many people who tell me that higher education is out of reach, or who are struggling with burdensome student loan debt. These conversations have guided my efforts to improve access to higher education, and I’m proud of the work we have done crafting the College Affordability Act.”
September 26, 2019 Press Release
Today, on National Mesothelioma Awareness Day, the House Energy and Commerce Committee took the critical first step of passing my bill, the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act, through a subcommittee.

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In The News

January 2, 2020 In The News

Heartfelt tributes to Commisioner Nick Fish were released following his death at age 61 from cancer on Thursday, Jan. 2. He will be replaced in a special election.

January 2, 2020 In The News

Portland residents mourned the death of Nick Fish on Thursday, after the Portland commissioner died after a two-year battle with cancer. 

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici:

December 29, 2019 In The News

When two students hung a banner reading "Build A Wall" in the cafeteria at a school that's about half Hispanic or Latino, it predictably set off a firestorm.

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December 25, 2019 In The News

The Oregon Association of Nurseries announced Wednesday, Nov. 19, that Sen. Betsy Johnson, D-Scappoose, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici are among the nine legislators recognized by the trade group as "Friends of Nurseries."

December 23, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici said it was her obligation to vote to impeach President Donald Trump last week.

December 23, 2019 In The News

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota are calling on the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration to provide injury records for all Amazon facilities, citing an investigation by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting.

December 17, 2019 In The News

Anger against the pharmaceutical industry is growing. A Gallup poll published in September put the industry at the bottom of the heap among 25 sectors rated annually on their popularity. Nearly 60 percent of respondents said they had a negative view of the industry. People liked government more, with 52 percent seeing bureaucracies in a negative light. 

December 16, 2019 In The News

A group of 165 Democrats, led by Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), wrote a letter last week to DeVos citing concerns with ne hiring at the Office of Federal Student Aid and what they said was a failure to hire enough employees in the Office for Civil Rights.

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December 16, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Columbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act, sending it to the president’s desk to be signed into law.

Bonamici said she was grateful that the House passed the legislation to address historical injustices and honor the fishing treaty rights of four Columbia River Tribes.

December 14, 2019 In The News

There were audible sighs of relief in Oregon’s business community after congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump reached an agreement on a new trade pact replacing NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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