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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
June 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commision- Protect Americans from Unwanted Robocalls and Robotexts
May 20, 2016 Bicameral, Bipartisan Deal Reached on TSCA Reform
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors- Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank
May 11, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services, and The Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- FDA Rule is Critical Step to Protecting Children and Teens from Tobacco Products
April 26, 2016 Merkley-Grassley Wind Energy Amendment Passes Senate
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Call for Finalization of Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations
April 14, 2016 Merkley and Murray Announce Key Appropriations Win to Address Tribal Housing Needs in the Columbia Gorge
Feb. 11, 2016 Merkley Decries Republican Blockade of Aid to Flint, Lack of Investment in Crumbling Water Infrastructure
Jan. 12, 2016 Merkley Statement on State of the Union
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. 9, 2015 Merkley Applauds Senate Passage of Bill to Revamp Broken "no Child Left Behind" Law
Dec. 3, 2015 Wyden, Merkley Statement on Klamath Basin
Dec. 3, 2015 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of Committee on Appropriations and Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of Committee on Appropriations
Nov. 17, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission - Limit Unwanted Debt Collection Robocalls
Nov. 10, 2015 In Advance of Veterans Day, Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Introduces New Legislation to Improve Staffing at Va Health Centers
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to SEC Nominees, Regarding Political Spending Disclosure
Oct. 21, 2015 Merkley Presses for Fix to Rural Development Rental Assistance Shortfall That Could Kick Low-Income Oregonians Out of Their Homes
Sept. 22, 2015 Merkley, Stabenow Decry Potential Loss of Food Assistance if Republicans Shut Down Government
July 31, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Protection of Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
June 23, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Order Requiring Disclosure of Political Spending by Government Contractors
April 8, 2015 The Newberg Graphic - Rep, Senator Hold Town Hall
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Nov. 19, 2013 Senators Press for Action on Flood Insurance Rates
Oct. 13, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed
Oct. 8, 2013 Merkley: Yellen a Great Choice for Fed Chair
Sept. 30, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Sept. 30, 2013 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript: ACA and Government Shutdown
Sept. 26, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
July 16, 2013 Merkley Statement on Senate Agreement to Confirm Nominees
July 16, 2013 Executive Session
July 11, 2013 Letter to Sen. Mitch McConnell - Banking Committee Democrats Urge McConnell to Allow Vote on Cordray Nomination
May 23, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 - Continued
May 20, 2013 Executive Session
April 19, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011--Motion to Proceed
April 5, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Congressional Pay
March 30, 2011 Letter to John Boehner,Speaker of the House - Congressional Pay
Sept. 29, 2010 Department Of State, Foreign Operations, And Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2010--Motion To Proceed
June 28, 2010 Merkley Statement on Passing of Senator Robert Byrd
Jan. 22, 2010 Wall Street Journal: Q&A: Sen. Jeff Merkley on Bernanke Confirmation Battle
Dec. 15, 2009 Letter To Susan Rice, Ambassador, Permanent U.S. Representative To The United Nations
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