Working Families (WFP)
Occupation: State Senator
Occupational Background: Consumer Protection Attorney
Educational Background: J.D., University of Oregon; B.A., University of Oregon; A.S. Lane Community College
Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative; Legislative Assistant; Attorney, Federal Trade Commission Community Service: Beaverton Education Foundation; Classroom Law Project; several schools and arts organizations
Family: My husband and I have been married for 25 years. We have two adult children.
Building Our Economy
My bipartisan Access to Business Capital Act makes it easier for small businesses in Oregon to get funding.
"Suzanne Bonamici's focus on small business loans is helping local companies start hiring again." David and Christine Vernier, Vernier Software & Technology, Beaverton
Standing Up For Consumers
I have led efforts to help families in foreclosure, and I'll continue to strengthen our consumer protection laws.
"Suzanne Bonamici is a champion for consumers. I know she will continue to work hard to protect Oregonians from scams." Attorney General John R. Kroger
Improving Public Education
A strong system of public education is essential to rebuilding our economy. I will continue to make school funding a priority, and I support increased access to Head Start, K-12 teacher mentoring, and Oregon Opportunity Grants for college.
"Suzanne Bonamici has been a dedicated voice in Salem for public education." Barbara Newmark, Portland teacher
"When I talked with her about a problem affecting Oregon's children and families, Senator Bonamici found a solution. My party affiliation didn't matter because she works for all of us." Brett Arvidson, Republican, Washington County
"I will continue to work hard for a better economy and better schools for every Oregon family. I would be honored to have your vote." Senator Suzanne Bonamici
We Support Suzanne
US Senator Ron Wyden
Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian
Oregon Nurses Association
Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Oregon Council of Police Associations
Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
Stand For Children
For more endorsements see www.SuzanneforOregon.com
(This information furnished by Friends of Suzanne Bonamici.)