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January 2, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) released the following statement tonight after voting to protect middle-class families from an increase in income tax rates, and to temporarily delay the effect of indiscriminate cuts to domestic programs and defense spending:

December 20, 2012 Press Release

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) announced today that she has been appointed as a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce for the 113th Congress. The committee oversees federal education programs and initiatives across agencies, including the No Child Left Behind Act and Higher Education Act.

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December 14, 2012 Press Release

 

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) released the following statement today following the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

November 9, 2012 Press Release

 

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s comments on tax cuts and the fiscal cliff.

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November 10, 2017 In The News

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Three Oregon Congress members visited the Veteran Affairs Medical Center Friday to bring attention to a major problem — veterans committing suicide at an alarming rate.

Sen. Ron Wyden and Congress members Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici met with veteran Erin Miller who now works as a crisis intervention specialist for Lines for Life.

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November 10, 2017 In The News

Oregon's legislators are looking to address what they call is an overlooked problem plaguing our military veterans - suicide.

Government studies show veterans are about 22 percent more likely to commit suicide than the rest of the population. It's 2.5 times more prominent among women who have served.

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November 7, 2017 In The News

A week after visiting a Hillsboro health clinic, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici celebrated what she said was a mixed bag of funding for school-based health centers in Oregon.

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November 2, 2017 In The News

In the wake of this year’s horrific wildfire season, the U.S. House on Wednesday passed legislation aimed at reversing the rising fire danger in the nation’s forests and grasslands.

October 31, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, the only woman in Oregon's congressional delegation, says expanded education and training are the main ways to increase the number of women in technology and help them achieve pay equity with men.

Bonamici, a Democrat from Beaverton, said she understands the concerns voiced Monday night (Oct. 30) at a forum sponsored by PDX Women in Tech.

October 30, 2017 In The News

Healthcare officials are considering options should Hillsboro's only school-based health clinic be forced to close next year due to lack of funding.

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October 30, 2017 In The News

“Failure to publish legitimate news” was the headline of an editorial in a January 1943 edition of the Seaside Signal. The headline came after reports from Portland that “that’s where they shoot people on the beach.” The report came after a report from the Army and the FBI that a man had been founded mortally wounded on the beach by a sentry “after an exchange of shots.”

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October 29, 2017 In The News

Democratic Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici talks one-on-one with KATU's Debora Knapp about the latest turmoil in Washington D.C., the fractured Republican party, the GOP tax plan, controversial actions by ICE agents in her district, and more.

Watch the full interview above.

October 25, 2017 In The News

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.

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