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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

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, Independent for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
April 1, 2014 Letter to John J. Manfreda, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau - Oregon Delegation Calls for Common Sense Rules for Wine Growlers
March 25, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - FDA Must Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Delivery Products
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice - "Deferred Prosecution" for Large Financial Institutions
April 26, 2012 Letter to Chairman Inouye and Ranking Member Cochran
March 7, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration
June 16, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
July 29, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D. Commissioner of Food and Drugs U.S. Food and Drug Administration
April 21, 2010 Merkley and Brown Call for Recall of Tobacco Candy
April 6, 2010 Merkley, Wyden Announce Federal Designation of Lane County and Warm Springs Reservation to Help Fight Drug Trafficking
July 25, 2009 The Bend Bulletin: Merkley Seeks Medicare Change
July 24, 2009 The Wall Street Journal: Democratic Senators Propose Medicare Drug Rebates
July 24, 2009 Letter to the Senate Finance Committee
June 10, 2009 Associated Press: Senate Bill Takes Aim At 'Tobacco Candy'
June 10, 2009 Merkley: Health Reform Should Include Drug Rebate Extension
March 24, 2009 Roundtable Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Health, Education, Labor And Pensions - Addressing Insurance Market Reform In National Health Reform
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Seniors
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Health Care
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