Press Releases

Sep 13, 2016

Bonamici Supports House Updates to Career and Technical Education Programs

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici spoke in favor of and voted for an update to federal Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act provides federal funding to programs that prepare students for high-demand careers and success in higher education.

Sep 12, 2016

Bonamici, Amodei Join Bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Congressman Mark Amodei joined the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus. The Caucus is the first of its kind to bring together Democrats and Republicans to discuss climate issues.

Sep 8, 2016

Bonamici, Costello Introduce Bill to Reduce Student Loan Defaults

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Congressman Ryan Costello introduced legislation to help struggling student loan borrowers enroll in affordable repayment plans.

Sep 7, 2016

Bonamici Urges Operator of Beaverton’s Heritage Village to Drop Eviction Threats

Issues: Housing

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici asked the California-based Cal-Am Properties to work with Beaverton's Heritage Village residents to find a reasonable timeframe to resolve maintenance issues and keep residents in their homes.

Aug 4, 2016

Bonamici Makes Recommendations on Implementation of New Education Law

Issues: Education

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) has provided recommendations to the Department of Education as it finalizes regulations to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Jul 29, 2016

Bonamici Announces Summer Town Hall Meeting Schedule

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) announced six town hall meetings in August across the First Congressional District.

Jul 13, 2016

Bonamici Introduces Bill to Protect Communities from Oil Train Accidents

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici introduced legislation to protect local communities by getting unsafe oil tank cars off the tracks and giving firefighters and first responders the resources needed to prepare for derailments and accidents.

Jul 6, 2016

Bonamici Presses for Meaningful Action to Address Gun Violence

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici joined dozens of House Democrats, victims of gun violence, and families of victims of gun violence in calling on the House to pass sensible and meaningful legislation to make our communities safer.

Jun 22, 2016

Bonamici Joins Sit-In on House Floor to Demand a Vote on Gun Violence Prevention

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici joined House Democrats at a sit-in on the House Floor to demand that Speaker Ryan allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to address gun violence prevention.