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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
July 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Finacial Protection Bureau- Strengthen Proposed Small-Dollar Lending Rules
July 7, 2016 Merkley Statement on Passage of Anti-Consumer GMO Labeling
July 6, 2016 Merkley Decries Senate Vote on Anti-Consumer GMO Labeling Bill
June 30, 2016 Blumenthal, Schatz, Wyden, Merkley, Booker Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Reduce Food Waste
June 14, 2016 Letter to Board Members of the United States Chamber of commerce- Findings of an Investigation into the Lobbying Activities of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commision- Protect Americans from Unwanted Robocalls and Robotexts
May 19, 2016 Bloomberg Law: Banking - CFPB Readies Rule on Small-Dollar Lending for June
May 13, 2016 Eurasia Review - US Lawmakers Applaud Google's Move To Ban Payday Loan Advertisements
May 12, 2016 Merkley, Bonamici Applaud Google's Move to Ban Payday Loan Advertisements
April 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Urging Justice for Telecommunications Consumers
March 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC To Strengthen Disclosure Of Corporate Board Diversity
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 25 Candy, Cereal, Food and Drink Companies - Liquid-Nicotine Retailers Using Trademarked Brand Names
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 167 Liquid Nicotine Retailers - Marketing Flavored Liquid-Nicotine Using Recognizable 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
Nov. 19, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Protecting Craft Brewers Across America from Potentially Unfair and Illegal Trade Practices
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Prison Prepaid Cards
Oct. 30, 2015 Crowdfunding Rules Finalized: Merkley Highlights New Online Options For Small Businesses To Grow
Sept. 28, 2015 Merkley Statement on Royal Dutch Shell's Decision o Stop Arctic Drilling
Sept. 10, 2015 Senator Merkley Announces Usda Grant to Spur Local Crowdfunding Investment in Eastern Oregon Small Businesses
July 9, 2015 Oregon Delegation Announces Manufacturing Designation for Oregon Communities
July 9, 2015 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Legislation to Provide Access to Banking Services for Legal Marijuana Businesses
June 19, 2015 U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Maria Cantwell Visit Bob's Red Mill to Promote Export Agency
June 16, 2015 Letter to CEOs of Ten Major Airlines - Shrinking Size of Carry-on Bags
May 16, 2015 East Oregonian - Merkley Discusses Trade and Education at Hermiston Town Hall
May 13, 2015 Merkley, Cartwright Introduce Bill to Create Green Jobs, Boost Manufacturing
May 12, 2015 Cloture Motion
April 29, 2015 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
April 22, 2015 Merkley, Baldwin Introduce Bill to Require Federal Transportation Projects to Use Made-in-America Materials
April 16, 2015 Senators Urge FDA to Reject "Legally Defective" And "Factually Unjustified" Application for Modified, Inaccurate Warning-Label on Swedish Match's Tobacco Snuff Products
April 16, 2015 Letter to Mitch Zeller, Director, Center for Tobacco Products - Swedish Match's Tobacco Snuff Warning-Label
April 16, 2015 Letter to Mitch Zeller, Director of the Food and Drug Administration - Marketing of "Snus" Products
March 13, 2015 Mrekley Visits Abandoned Factory in ORegon to Highlight Need for a Level Playing Field for American Manufacturers
March 5, 2015 Letter to Meredith Broadbent, Chairwoman of the U.S. International Trade Commission - Certain Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, China, Indonesia, and Portugal
March 4, 2015 Merkley Meets with FDA Leader and Urges Action on Tobacco Regulation
Feb. 11, 2015 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Legislation to Provide Tax Relief to Craft Brewers in PA, Throughout Nation
Feb. 6, 2015 Casey Unveils Bipartisan Legislation that Could Help Local Harrisburg Businesses Open New Locations in the Region
Feb. 5, 2015 Senators Coons, Merkley introduce bill to expand ACA small business tax credit
Feb. 5, 2015 Oregon Senators Co-sponsor Craft Brewing Bill
Jan. 23, 2015 Merkley Becomes Top Democrat on Consumer Protection Subcommittee
Jan. 6, 2015 Murphy, Blumenthal, Brown, Coons, Merkley Reintroduce Jobs Matter Act
Dec. 11, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Finalize Crowdfunding Rules
Nov. 25, 2014 Merkley Encourages Oregonians to Support Small Businesses Over Holiday Weekend
Oct. 6, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member, of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Tom Udall, Chairman, and Mike Johanns, Vice Chairman, of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee - Keep COOL
Sept. 18, 2014 Letter to Meredith Broadbent, Chairman of the International Trade Commission - Protecting Steel Manufacturers Against Dumping of Cheap Foreign Steel
Sept. 15, 2014 Letter to Meredith Broadbent, Chairman of the International Trade Commission - Protect Steel Producers from Unfair Foreign Trade Practices
Sept. 2, 2014 Senator Ron Wyden Endorses Jeff Merkley's Reelection At First Joint-Campaign Press Conference of the General
Aug. 22, 2014 Merkley Pledges to Continue Fighting for Critical Dredging Funds for Small Ports
July 30, 2014 Merkley Slams Republican Filibuster of Bring Jobs Home Act
July 23, 2014 Merkley Urges Congress to Close Tax Loopholes that Ship Jobs Overseas, Bring Back Jobs to U.S. Soil
July 22, 2014 Letter to Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Oil and Gas Leasing Program Concerns
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