Beaverton, Ore. — Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced that the Housing Authority of Washington County is now eligible for 35 HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers in addition to the 25 vouchers they have already been awarded. Bonamici requested the additional vouchers in letters to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S.
Beaverton, Ore.—On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) will host an open house for constituents of the 1st Congressional District at her newly-opened district office in Beaverton, Oregon.
Washington, DC—Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) this week led a group of 76 Members of Congress working to restore Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title I funding cut by the sequester.
Washington, DC--Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement in reaction to Nike’s decision to expand in Washington County.
Beaverton, Ore.--Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced several additional town hall meetings in April, following successful meetings in Seaside and Warrenton earlier this month. The town hall meetings will be in Beaverton, Forest Grove, Columbia City, Portland, Sherwood, and McMinnville.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted against H.R. 1120; legislation that would effectively bring to a halt the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) by prohibiting the Board from carrying out any decision finalized after January 3, 2012.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) this week introduced two bills that would assist coastal states with tsunami debris cleanup. The Tsunami Debris Cleanup Reimbursement Act, H.R.
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) are urging major banks to allow consumers to block automatic withdrawals taken from their accounts by Internet-based payday lenders. In a letter to the CEOs of the five largest U.S.
Astoria, Ore. — Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced that she will introduce the Tsunami Debris Cleanup Reimbursement Act next week to allow the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to refund Oregon and other states for tsunami debris cleanup expenses using $5 million in funding donated by the government of Japan.
Washington, D.C.— Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) has joined with Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and 17 other Members of Congress in questioning the legal basis for retroactive cuts to federal Secure Rural Schools funds that have already been dispersed.
In The News
Lawmakers are heading back to Capitol Hill after the Thanksgiving break with a lot to accomplish before the end of the year.
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici sat down with KATU’s Deb Knapp before the holiday weekend for a conversation on what she hopes to accomplish after Congress resumes.
When Dan McMahon fractured his leg over the Fourth of July, he refused to take prescription drugs for the pain.
McMahon dislikes pain as much as anyone else, but he has a somewhat unique perspective.
“Pain is good,” he said. “It lets us know we’re not supposed to do something.”
Technology industry insiders, students and government officials gathered at Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) Wilsonville campus Nov. 20 to hear Gov. Kate Brown to proclaim the date "Oregon Day of Cyber" as well as officially unveil the Cyber Oregon initiative.
Kris Rosenberg's oven has Wi-Fi, and it makes the Oregon Institute of Technology cybersecurity professor a bit nervous.
Rosenberg said the design feature in and of itself isn't an issue. But the oven presents a risk, in theory, because it could be hacked and remotely activated.
Funding to re-authorize the Children's Health Insurance Program will likely need to come as part of a larger funding package on the floor of the U.S. Senate, according to representatives from the office of U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden.
ALOHA, Ore. —
A local family is fighting to unite after the Vietnam war. They’ve been separated for more than 40 years because they’ve been stuck in the legal immigration process.
This fall I wrapped up a series of six town hall meetings with two final meetings in Cannon Beach and Portland. I celebrated the Portland Thorns’ victory in the National Women’s Soccer League Championship—go Thorns! Another highlight was working with Senator Jeff Merkley to bring the “I Am Not Invisible” exhibit featuring Oregon women veterans to the nation’s capital.
The six Democrats in Oregon’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Department of Justice to not withhold roughly $3 million in grants to law enforcement agencies in the state.
As I visit communities across Northwest Oregon, I hear from many Oregonians who feel left behind and left out of the economic recovery. Too many people are still struggling to make ends meet. If they are working, their wages are stagnant. They feel overwhelmed by rising rent prices, barriers to transportation, and sky-high childcare costs.