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Suzanne M. Bonamici

OR-1 (D)
Congressmember Bonamici has represented Oregon's First District in Congress since 2012. She serves as Vice Ranking Member and a leader of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, the top Democratic member on the Subcommittee on the Environment, and is a member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. While in Congress she has helped passed various legislation to help education, working families, and the economy. A former attorney for the Federal Trade Commission, she is commited to consumer protection and access to justice.
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How does Suzanne align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: Congressmember Bonamici prioritizes public education, supports access to quality education for all, and is founder and co-chair of the Congressional STEAM Caucus, and helped pass the Every Student Succeeds Act. She supports investments in infrastructure and small business to help the economy. She supports federal policies that help working families.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: Congressmember Bonamici supports equal rights for all Americans. She has supported the LGBT+ community by cosponsoring the Respect for Marriage Act and the Social Security Equality Act. She believes in protecting voting rights and reenacting a new Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act. Shei also advocates for funding to help those in need of legal access, including low-income families, veterans, and women.
  • Healthy People & Communities: Congressmember Bonamici believes everyone should have access to affordable health care. As a member of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, she aims to protect women's repoductive rights and improve access to contraceptives and family planning. She supports efforts to combat global climate change by increasing investnments in renewable energy sources. She believes in preventing gun violence through comprehensive, universal background checks.
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