Press Releases

Jul 14, 2017

Bonamici, Harris Call on Education Department to Help Struggling Student Loan Borrowers

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, Senator Kamala Harris, and 42 members of Congress urged the Department of Education to strengthen services for people who have defaulted on their student loans.

Jul 11, 2017

House Members Urge Tillerson to Allow Afghan Students to Visit U.S. for Robotics Competition

Reps. Joe Courtney and Suzanne Bonamici sent a letter to Secretary of State Tillerson urging him to issue visas for Afghan high school girls to travel to the United States to represent their country in an international robotics challenge.

Jun 22, 2017

House Passes Bipartisan Updates to Career and Technical Education Programs

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici applauded the House of Representatives for passing a bipartisan update to federal Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.

Jun 21, 2017

OSU Researcher Testifies at House Environmental Technology Hearing

Oregon State University’s Dr. Burke Hales testified before the Subcommittee on Environment about his work to help Pacific Northwest shellfish growers adapt to changing ocean conditions that affect shellfish growth.

Jun 13, 2017

Oregon Lawmakers Urge Education Secretary to Protect Students, Reverse Student Loan Decisions

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici led a group of more than 150 Members of Congress in opposing Education Secretary DeVos’s decision to remove key requirements from student loan servicing contracts.

Jun 6, 2017

Bonamici, Bucshon Introduce Legislation to Assist College-Bound Students with Disabilities

Issues: Education

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. introduced bipartisan legislation that will make it easier for students with disabilities to access special education services in college and earn a degree or credential.

May 25, 2017

King, Bonamici Announce Establishment of Bipartisan Elder Justice Caucus

Rep. Peter King and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici announced the establishment of a bipartisan Elder Justice Caucus. The Caucus will help to unify a voice in Congress by bringing together members with a shared interest in preventing elder abuse.

May 24, 2017

Bonamici: CBO Score Confirms That Health Care Bill Will Harm Oregonians and Americans

Issues: Health Care

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici called out House leadership after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its assessment of the costs of the health care legislation that passed the House earlier this month.