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September 12, 2012 Press Release
Fights for Privacy Rights of Americans
August 13, 2012 Press Release

PORTLAND, OR – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) announced that she will host a series of town hall meetings around the First Congressional District focused on issues that impact senior citizens. Information about government programs to assist seniors with housing, retirement, and financial issues will also be available.

August 1, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) voted in support of a proposal to extend middle class tax cuts, a duplicate of the bill passed in the Senate. She also voted against a bill that would extend all of the tax cuts, including those to the wealthiest Americans. After voting, Bonamici made the following statement:

August 1, 2012 Press Release
Legislation Will Help Affected Communities Receive Priority Assistance
July 23, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) is looking for talent to help design her Facebook page! She needs a cover photo, and who better to turn to than her talented constituents? Anyone can enter the contest - from aspiring photographers to those simply adept at using a smart phone camera.

July 18, 2012 Press Release
Legislation will help National Guard units across country better perform missions
July 13, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that it would be releasing $250,000 (five $50,000 grants) to Oregon and the four other Pacific Coast states seeing a substantial increase in marine debris because of the tsunami that struck Japan in 2011.

July 11, 2012 Press Release
Urges House to Return Focus to Jobs and the Economy
June 29, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) voted for the Surface Transportation Bill and issued the following statement:


In The News

October 5, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas renewed Democrats’ calls Monday for gun safety legislation, but their pleas fell on deaf ears in the Republican-controlled Congress. At the same time GOP legislation aimed at loosening gun rules stood in limbo, facing an uncertain future.

October 5, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Over a year ago, the NCAA began asking member schools to get behind a pledge developing better hiring practices that promoted diversity and equality. Without an answer on any progress on that pledge in a year, Congress is now asking questions.

October 1, 2017 In The News

After a summer of planetary upheaval, nobody can say the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology is ignoring the messages sent out by the quivering natural world.

After all, the committee scheduled a hearing on what we could learn from the solar eclipse.

It seems a fitting agenda for a committee that often seems to be operating in the dark.

September 30, 2017 In The News

PORTLAND, Ore. – An Oregon lawmaker says an Iranian baby once barred from entering the U.S. to receive heart surgery because of President Donald Trump’s travel ban continues to do well since undergoing an operation in Portland in February.

September 29, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici is taking entries in the third-annual Congressional App Challenge.

The challenge has students use coding and computer science to create and exhibit a software application for mobile, tablet or other computers on a platform of their choice.

September 27, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C., – On Tuesday, national leaders voiced their concerns about education in local schools. 

A rally was held on Capitol Hill where lawmakers, community organizations and teachers said they have doubts about the Trump Administration’s education policies.

 Educators, students and lawmakers are demanding action from Washington, D.C. 

September 25, 2017 In The News

Nine years ago, when the country plunged into an economic recession, nurseries in Washington County had little trouble finding the workers needed to power one of Oregon's most important exporters.

September 25, 2017 In The News

YAMHILL — First District Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici would really like to meet Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

September 23, 2017 In The News

The groundbreaking for a multi-use development in Cornelius housing a brand new library, YMCA and 45 affordable apartments for seniors happens this Saturday.

September 22, 2017 In The News


More lawmakers are now calling on Immigration and Customs Enforcement to investigate the actions of agents toward a Hispanic man who is a U.S. citizen outside the Washington County Courthouse.