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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Feb. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus
Jan. 28, 2016 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Urge EPA To Take Further Action On Climate Change And Cut Methane Emissions
Jan. 27, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Concerning Marijuana as a Treatment Option
Jan. 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Regarding Immigration Raids
Jan. 20, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Vilsack, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture - Stand Up for GMO-Free Alfalfa Farmers Exporting To China
Jan. 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - On the Urgent Implementation of Anti-Discrimination Protections
Jan. 7, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Concerning Campaign Contributions
Dec. 22, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC Action on Corporate Political Spending Disclosure
Dec. 21, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Michael Botticelli, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Adminstrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Medical Marijuana Research
Dec. 18, 2015 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Hails Senate Passage of Historic Chemical Safety Law
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 167 Liquid Nicotine Retailers - Marketing Flavored Liquid-Nicotine Using Recognizable Brand Names
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 25 Candy, Cereal, Food and Drink Companies - Liquid-Nicotine Retailers Using Trademarked Brand Names
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - To Urge the Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Liquid-Nicotine Retailers' Advertising
Dec. 17, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Profound Concern over Second Iranian Ballistic Missile Test
Dec. 17, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Concerning Voter Registration Opportunities
Dec. 16, 2015 Senators Introduce Legislation to Honor Amb. Christopher Stevens, Glen A. Doherty, Tyrone Woods and Sean Smith - Heroes Killed in Libyan Consulate Attack
Dec. 16, 2015 Senators Introduce Legislation to Honor Amb. Christopher Stevens, Glen A. Doherty, Tyrone Woods and Sean Smith - Heroes Killed in Libyan Consulate Attack
Dec. 15, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Cut Spending on Nuclear Weapons
Dec. 15, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
Dec. 8, 2015 Sanders Introduces Major Clean Energy Jobs Package
Dec. 3, 2015 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of Committee on Appropriations and Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of Committee on Appropriations
Nov. 25, 2015 Beaverton Valley Times - Senator Jeff Merkley, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici Talk National Politics on Local Stage
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan - Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader - Scheduling Votes on the Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act
Nov. 20, 2015 Senators Announce Introduction of Bipartisan Bill to Expand Breastfeeding Protections At Work
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp
Nov. 19, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Protecting Craft Brewers Across America from Potentially Unfair and Illegal Trade Practices
Nov. 19, 2015 Merkley Responds to Fda Approval of Genetically-Modified Salmon
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Conference Committee - Regarding Transportation Funding
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the Department of Commerce and the Honorable Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection - Regarding Trade Violations Chinese Producers
Nov. 17, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission - Limit Unwanted Debt Collection Robocalls
Nov. 17, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Limit Unwanted Debt Collection Robocalls
Nov. 13, 2015 Letter to Joh Cousins, CEO, Compass Group - Let Workers Organize
Nov. 11, 2015 Letter to His Excellency, Nicolas Maduro, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela - Calling for Transparent and Democratic Legislative Elections in Venezuela
Nov. 10, 2015 In Advance of Veterans Day, Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Introduces New Legislation to Improve Staffing at Va Health Centers
Nov. 10, 2015 Letter to Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education and Labor Pensions, John Kline, Chairman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, and Bobby Scott, Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce - Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Nov. 10, 2015 Merkley Statement on President Obama'S Endorsement of the Equality Act
Nov. 9, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Arne Duncan, Secretary, U.S. Department of Education and Joseph A. Smith, Special Master, U.S. Department of Education - Grant Students Immediate Relief Following Federal Judge's Ruling that Corinthian Colleges Broke the Law
Nov. 6, 2015 Merkley Statement on President Obama'S Decision to Reject the Keystone Pipeline
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning Appropriations Riders on the Endangered Species Act
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Committee of Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; the Honorable John Kline, Chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce; the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Committe on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; the Honorable Robert Scott, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce - On Support for Native American Students in Major Education Bill
Nov. 4, 2015 Merkley Introduces Major New Legislation to Stop New Fossil Fuel Leases on Federal Lands
Nov. 4, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Protect Inmates From Predatory Practices With Prepaid Prison "Release' Cards
Nov. 4, 2015 Sanders, Merkley, Leahy Introduce Bill to Ban New Drilling on Public Land
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Prison Prepaid Cards
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secreyart of the Treasury, and Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the Small Business Accociation - Request for Information on the Emerging Financial Technology Market
Nov. 2, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Sally Jewell, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior - End Sweetheart Deal for Coal Producers at Expense of Taxpayers
Nov. 2, 2015 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Swift Action to Improve Columbia River Treaty Tribal Housing Conditions
Oct. 30, 2015 Crowdfunding Rules Finalized: Merkley Highlights New Online Options For Small Businesses To Grow
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Save Perkins Loan Program
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