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.
Current Law Covers Only Half of All Americans
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced that she has been elected Ranking Member of the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment.
Beaverton, Ore.—Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced that she has been selected to serve on two subcommittees of the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee. Bonamici is now a member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training and the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement following the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Washington D.C.— Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today released the following statement on President Obama’s gun violence prevention recommendations.
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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.
Lee Sitton, a U.S. Air Force Veteran who lives in Sherwood, was one of the guest speakers during a Veterans Day commemoration held Nov. 11 at the Sherwood Center for the Arts. Other guests included U.S. Rep.