Press Releases

Nov 28, 2016

Scott, Bonamici Lead Efforts to Protect Student Loan Borrowers, Reduce Default Rates

Issues: Education

Representatives Bobby Scott and Suzanne Bonamici urged the Education Department to protect struggling student loan borrowers from defaulting on their debt by improving access to income-driven repayment plans.

Nov 23, 2016

Bonamici Statement on Nomination of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

Issues: Education

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, a member of the House Education Committee, released the following statement after President-elect Donald Trump selected Betsy DeVos as his nominee for Secretary of Education.

Nov 18, 2016

Congresswoman Bonamici’s Statement on President-Elect Trump’s Cabinet Appointees

Issues: Civil Rights

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) released the following statement on President-elect Trump’s Cabinet’s appointees: “Intolerance and racism have no place in the White House or in our communities.”

Nov 16, 2016

Bonamici Honors Late Beaverton Teacher on House Floor

Issues: Education

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici honored beloved teacher James Barlow on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Oct 19, 2016

New Report Highlights Need for Bipartisan Legislation to Connect Student Loan Borrowers with Income-Driven Repayment Plans

Issues: Education

Legislation introduced by Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Congressman Ryan Costello (R-PA) aims to help struggling student loan borrowers enroll in affordable repayment plans.

Oct 13, 2016

Oregon Lawmakers Urge Stronger Payday Lending Protections

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, and Suzanne Bonamici urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to protect families and consumers with strong rules against predatory payday lending practices.

Oct 5, 2016

Bonamici, Herrera Beutler Congratulate Craft3 on Federal Grant to Invest in Local Businesses

Congresswomen Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) announced today that Craft3 has received a $750,000 grant from the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund to support local businesses.

Sep 28, 2016

Bonamici Supports Water Infrastructure Bill

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) issued the following statement after voting for the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which has passed the House. “Waterways in Oregon and across the country are an essential part of commerce, economic growth, and public safety.”

Sep 22, 2016

Bonamici Applauds House Passage of Bill to Improve Juvenile Justice System

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici applauded the passage of a bipartisan bill to improve and support the juvenile justice system.