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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: Jeffery 'Jeff' A. Merkley
Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Jonathan, Brynne
Birth Date: 10/24/1956
Birth Place: Myrtle Creek, OR
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Christian
Date Title
June 10, 2014 Merkley Statement on Reynolds High School Shooting
April 11, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Bulletproof Vest Program
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Crack Down on Consumer Scams
May 1, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Vice Chairman Shelby - Fund Federal COPS Hiring Program
March 23, 2013 Merkley "Too Big to Jail" Amendment Passes
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Budget Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
Feb. 27, 2013 Merkley: Stop the Sequester, Avoid "Politician-induced Recession"
Feb. 20, 2013 Merkley Releases Report on Oregon Domestic Violence and Calls on House to Pass Violence Against Women Act
April 26, 2012 Merkley Statement on the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act
Dec. 5, 2011 Letter to President Obama
June 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairman and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member, Commerce, Justice & Science Subcommittee
Jan. 8, 2011 Merkley Statement on the Shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords
Nov. 27, 2010 Merkley Statement on Failed Plot to Bomb Pioneer Courthouse Square
Sept. 27, 2010 Senators Introduce Animal "Crush" Video Prohibition
July 29, 2010 Merkley Celebrates Signing of Tribal Law and Order Act
Oct. 22, 2009 Merkley: Passage of Hate Crimes Bill Marks Huge Stride Towards Equality and Justice for All
July 17, 2009 Merkley: Hate Crimes Prevention Legislation a Major Step for Justice
July 16, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
May 15, 2009 Merkley Statement on National Police Week
April 29, 2009 Merkley Joins Kennedy In Supporting Hate Crime Prevention Bill
April 22, 2009 Fraud Enforcement And Recovery Act Of 2009
Jan. 22, 2009 Merkley Statement On Announced Closure Of Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Positions: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
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