Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted in support of the U.S. Senate’s version of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The bill passed the U.S. House with bipartisan support by a vote of 286 - 138 On February 12, the Senate passed the bill also with bipartisan support. The President is expected to sign the bill into law.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today called for bipartisan cooperation to avert sequestration and released a new report that details how the across-the-board cuts would impact Oregon.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement applauding City of Beaverton officials, the Obama Administration, State Officials and Other Key Stakeholders for initiating a discussion on sustainable revitalization.
Group Aims to Integrate Arts and Design with STEM Education Efforts
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union Address.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today called on leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives to quickly bring the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization to the floor for a vote. Earlier today, the Senate passed a strong VAWA Reauthorization bill, by a bipartisan vote of 78 to 22.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici today released the following statement in celebration of Black History Month. February has been commemorated as Black History Month in America every year since 1976.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici released the following statement in response to a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announcement on the cancelation of Saturday non-package mail delivery.
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WASHINGTON — Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Dist.1, on Tuesday announced that “I Am Not Invisible”— a powerful exhibit featuring the stories and contributions of Oregon’s women veterans — has arrived in Washington, D.C. It will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol through Thursday.
Three U.S. representatives from Oregon are calling for congressional hearings to investigate Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials after two controversial arrests by federal immigration agents within a month heightened concerns that the agency may be violating the law.
U.S. Reps. Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer want to hear from the horse's mouth why a U.S. citizen was questioned by immigration officials near the Washington County Courthouse last month.
Bonamici and Blumenauer sent a second letter to federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials Oct. 20, detailing their concerns over two incidents involving ICE agents.
Both of Oregon’s senators have demanded an explanation after Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in plain clothes entered a home in Portland without a warrant and arrested a man who was later released.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission should investigate possible insider trading of shares of student loan company Navient Corp., Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Representative Suzanne Bonamici of Oregon, said Monday in a letter to the agency chairman, Jay Clayton.
Columbia County’s Emergency Operations Center has added enhanced capabilities to its operations with the purchase of three portable communications units. Columbia County is the first jurisdiction in the state of Oregon to employ such devices.
Federal immigration officials say agents did identify themselves and showed their badges before questioning a U.S. citizen outside the Washington County Courthouse in Hillsboro last month.
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici visited staff at Lewis and Clark Elementary School on Wednesday, Oct. 18, to observe teachers in their classrooms using a new way of assessing student progress.
PORTLAND, Ore. -- George Cardenas had a busy Friday answering requests for interviews after he posted his video on Facebook of Immigration Customs and Enforcement agents entering a private home without a warrant.
It has hundreds of thousands of views.
“I want people to know you have rights. They can’t just do that to you,” he said on Friday.
Federal officials say they’re reviewing the arrest of a man by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Oregon this week.