Press Releases

May 3, 2017

Wyden, Merkley, Bonamici Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Urgently Needed Lifeline to Rural Oregon Counties

Sens. Ron Wyden, Jeff Merkley, and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici introduced a bipartisan bill in the Senate and House to restore urgently needed federal funding for vital resources in rural counties in Oregon and across the country.

May 2, 2017

Bonamici Opposes House-Passed Bill Stripping Overtime Pay From Workers

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici voted against legislation that could result in workers losing overtime pay. The Working Families Flexibility Act would allow employers to give workers comp time in lieu of overtime pay.

Apr 29, 2017

Bonamici Statement on President Trump’s 100th Day in Office

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici released the following statement on President Trump’s 100th day in office.

Apr 26, 2017

Scott, Bonamici, Murray, Warren Urge Secretary DeVos to Reinstate Student Loan Protections

Issues: Education

More than 130 Members of Congress urge Secretary DeVos to reverse her decision to scrap Obama-era student loan servicing reforms.

Apr 10, 2017

Bonamici Calls for Additional Consumer Protections for Taxpayers

As millions of Americans prepare to file their taxes, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) has reintroduced a bill to protect taxpayers and their refunds from unscrupulous tax preparers.

Apr 7, 2017

Bonamici Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) released the following statement after President Trump ordered a U.S. airstrike on a Syrian airfield.

Apr 4, 2017

Bonamici’s Tsunami Warning, Education Provisions Set to Become Law

Congresswomen Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) praised the House of Representatives for passing legislation to help prepare coastal communities for tsunami and update the United States’ tsunami warning systems.

Apr 3, 2017

Bonamici, Casey Defend Community Voices in Education

Congresswoman Bonamici and members of the House and Senate Education Committees requested that the Department of Education enforce requirements in law that direct states and school districts to consult with local stakeholders.

Mar 31, 2017

Bonamici Introduces Legislation to Block ICE Enforcement In Sensitive Locations

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Congressman Earl Blumenauer held a roundtable discussion about legislation that will allow immigrants to access sensitive locations, such as schools and courthouses, without threat of arrest by ICE.

Mar 30, 2017

Espaillat, Bonamici, Serrano, Beyer Introduce the Protecting Sensitive Locations Act

Reps. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), José E. Serrano (NY-15), and Don Beyer (VA-08) introduced new legislation aimed at protecting sensitive locations during immigration enforcement efforts.