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.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) voted for the Surface Transportation Bill and issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) led a bipartisan group of 28 Pacific Coast Members of Congress today asking the U.S. Coast Guard to clarify its role in managing debris from the tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011. The Members—representing districts in Oregon, Washington, California, Alaska, Hawaii, and U.S. territories in the Pacific—asked Admiral Robert J.
This morning the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Upon hearing the decision, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) made the following statement:
Portland, Ore.—Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) called on local, state, and federal partners and other stakeholders to coordinate and streamline efforts to clean debris from the 2011 Japan tsunami from Oregon’s beaches and coastal waters. The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) warned that significant accumulations of debris may wash up on U.S.
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is headed to Oregon and Washington state this week, but it looks like she won't get a universally warm welcome. In fact, there's a big protest brewing for Friday night, when DeVos will be the keynote speaker at a gala hosted by the Washington Policy Center, a free-market think tank. More below.
BEAVERTON, Ore. —
Vose Elementary School showed off its brand new building Friday.
BEAVERTON, OR — School district officials will join Mayor Denny Doyle and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici Friday to dedicate the newly rebuilt Vose Elementary School in east Beaverton. Vose Elementary is one of four schools to be demolished and rebuilt thanks to a $680 million bond approved by voters in May 2014. Three all-new schools will also be constructed as part of the bond.
Six members of Congress said Tuesday they want an update from NCAA president Mark Emmert on the progress of a 2016 "pledge" to diversify the college coaching and administrative hiring pools.
Last year the NCAA asked college presidents to sign a pledge to address college athletics' diversity challenges.
BEAVERTON, Ore. — Vose Elementary School showed off its brand new building Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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.