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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

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
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Jonathan, Brynne
Birth Date: 10/24/1956
Birth Place: Eugene, OR
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Christian
Date Title
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
March 21, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member Committee on Finance - Include Extensions of Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy in Upcoming Tax-Extenders Package
Feb. 18, 2014 Merkley: New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Trucks a No Brainer
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Mark Wetjen, Acting Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Share Information for Energy Market Oversight Now
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Secretary U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Director, Office of Management and Budget - Support Biodiesel
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 11, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Sept. 4, 2013 Merkley Chairs Congressional Hearing in Portland on Plan to Create Jobs through Energy Efficiency Renovations
May 20, 2013 Letter to Chairman Gensler - Energy Swap Markets Continue to Avoid Oversight
March 5, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Wolin and Acting Commissioner Miller - Alternative Energy Tax Credits
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to Nuclear Regulator Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane - Nuclear Regulation
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Roberts - Energy Production
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Oct. 18, 2012 Merkley Statement on Solar Trade Decision
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Sept. 26, 2012 Wyden, Merkley, Schrader Announce $4 Million Federal Grant to Wave Energy Test Facility Off the Oregon Coast
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to Mr. Alfred Pollard, General Counsel, Federal Housing Finance Agency
Aug. 1, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
July 18, 2012 Letter to The Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army and The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
July 3, 2012 Merkley Kicks Off "Border to Border: Oil-Free Across Oregon" Tour
June 8, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy - Memorandum for Power Marketing Administrators
May 17, 2012 Merkley Statement on Victory for American Solar Manufacturing
May 12, 2012 An Oregon Perspective: What We Can Do to Lower Gas Prices
April 27, 2012 Merkley Rural Energy Savings Bill Passes Key Committee
April 12, 2012 Merkley Concludes "Made in Oregon" Manufacturing Tour in Central Oregon at Structus Building Technologies
March 26, 2012 Merkley Cosponsors Bill Supporting Wind Power
March 21, 2012 Merkley Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Create Jobs and Lower Energy Costs for Rural Communities
March 20, 2012 Merkley Statement on Commerce Ruling on Chinese Solar Panel Subsidies
March 7, 2012 Merkley Applauds Obama Initiative on Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Feb. 13, 2012 Merkley: 2013 Budget Lays Groundwork for Success of America's Middle Class
Jan. 19, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 9, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 2, 2011 Merkley Applauds Energy Efficiency Announcement
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairman Inouye, and Ranking Member Cochran
Nov. 8, 2011 Letter to The President
Oct. 25, 2011 Letter to Chairwoman Murray and Chairman Hensarling
Oct. 19, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the United States Department of Health & Human Services
Sept. 23, 2011 LA Times - House Approves Funding Bill; Senate Passage in Doubt
Aug. 30, 2011 Merkley Urges Obama to Include Mortgage Help, Energy Efficiency Programs in Jobs Agenda
Aug. 2, 2011 Merkley: Debt Deal Will Undermine Success of Our Families
July 14, 2011 Merkley and Wyden Announce Approval of the West Butte Wind Energy Project
July 14, 2011 Pair of Wyden, Merkley Land Management Bills Pass Energy and Natural Resources Committee
June 29, 2011 Senators Offer Measure to Free America from Overseas Oil
June 8, 2011 Geothermal Energy Bill To Help Legitimate Producers Develop Geothermal "Hot Spots" More Efficiently
May 25, 2011 White House Aide Praises Merkley-Alexander Electric Vehicles Bill, Suggests It As Possible Basis for Bipartisan Progress on Energy
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