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April 11, 2013 Press Release

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.

April 2, 2013 Press Release

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.

April 1, 2013 Press Release

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.

March 29, 2013 Press Release

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.

March 27, 2013 Press Release

Scappoose, Ore.— Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today toured Hi-School Pharmacy in Scappoose to discuss her support for a reform that would cut as much as $156 billion from the deficit over the next ten years and save seniors up to $27 billion through reduced drug prices over the same time period.  The change would require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate

March 26, 2013 Press Release

Beaverton, Ore.--Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced her spring town hall meeting schedule. The public events will occur throughout April around the 1st congressional district. The schedule includes includes meetings in Seaside, Warrenton, Beaverton, Forest Grove, Columbia City, Portland, Sherwood, and McMinnville.

March 21, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted for a U.S. Senate-passed Continuing Resolution (CR) that will prevent a March 27th government shutdown. The measure will fund the government through September 30, 2013.

March 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted for the U.S. House budget proposal for fiscal year 2014 offered by Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). This proposal ends the sequester and adopts a balanced approach to budgeting.

March 15, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today voted against H.R. 803, the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act. The SKILLS Act eliminates several workforce investment programs designed to help veterans, the elderly, young workers, and other underserved constituency groups find work.
March 12, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement in reaction to House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget proposal.


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January 15, 2018 In The News

PORTLAND, Ore. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici stopped in Multnomah County on Friday, for a roundtable discussion with experts about the opioid crisis, and its impact in the county.

January 15, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici met with top law enforcement and community members Friday to discuss solutions in combating the opioid epidemic.

Bonamici said the crisis is not an urban issue or a rural issue or suburban issue. It is a problem everywhere.

January 15, 2018 In The News

Sen. Jeff Merkley released the following statement after reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions will rescind key federal policy that has effectively allowed states to determine their own cannabis laws:

January 12, 2018 In The News


Leaders from Multnomah County met with Rep. Suzanne Bonamici Friday to talk about the opioid crisis.

Health care providers, the Multnomah County sheriff, the Multnomah County district attorney and people in recovery shared their thoughts on what needs to be done to deal with the crisis.

January 5, 2018 In The News

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Local lawmakers are calling on Congress to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program — CHIP — which has been unfunded for almost 100 days now.

Since it was created, CHIP has enjoyed bi-partisan support, but local democrats say republicans are holding children’s healthcare hostage, using CHIP as a pawn in budget negotiations.

January 5, 2018 In The News

A proposal that could open up oil drilling in Oregon and Washington has a lot of people asking questions. Where might it happen? What's the likelihood of it happening?

The Trump Administration's proposal this week to open up previously protected areas to offshore drilling for oil has drawn harsh criticism from Oregon officials 

December 21, 2017 In The News

“Protecting net neutrality creates a level playing field for consumers, innovators, and small businesses,” Representative (Suzanne) Bonamici (D-OR) observed. “Rolling back Title II protections will be detrimental to the free flow of information that underpins our democracy. The FCC has failed the American people and Congress must step up to keep the internet fair and open.”

December 20, 2017 In The News

Oregon’s lawmakers are dividing along predictable partisan lines in the debate whether the tax bill racing through Congress would help or hurt the state.

All four of the Oregon’s Democrats voted Tuesday against a measure they complain is weighted too heavily in favor of large corporations and the wealthy.

December 13, 2017 In The News

The House Ethics Committee on Wednesday announced the lawmakers that will serve on the subcommittee charged with investigating sexual harassment allegations against Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas).

December 13, 2017 In The News

Washington County's entire representation in Congress has called on President Donald Trump to resign, amid allegations of sexual misconduct prior to last November's election.