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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
March 25, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - FDA Must Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Delivery Products
March 19, 2014 Merkley Calls on Supreme Court to Protect Women's Health Care
March 12, 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant Act
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 27, 2014 Merkley Denounces Republican Obstruction of Vets Bill
Jan. 15, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Craig Weiss, President and Chief Executive Officer NJOY - Call on E-Cigarette Makers to Explain Marketing Tactics Targeting Kids
Sept. 24, 2013 Bennet, Merkley Applaud Implementation of New Safety Provision for Medical Devices
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
May 24, 2012 Merkley Applauds Passage of Bill to Speed Medical Innovations to Market
March 20, 2012 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster General
March 15, 2012 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Effort To Make Medical Devices Safer
March 7, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration
March 6, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Holder and Commissioner Hamburg
March 2, 2012 Merkley Reintroduces Bill to Provide Relief to Americans Struggling with Medical Debt
Feb. 29, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
Feb. 21, 2012 Merkley Denounces Senate Amendment that Attacks Women's Health Care
Feb. 21, 2012 Letter to Tom Stemberg, Highland Capital Partners
Feb. 2, 2012 Letter to Nancy G. Brinker
Dec. 22, 2011 Letter to Treasury Secretary Geithner and IRS Commissioner Shulman
Dec. 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration
Dec. 13, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary US Department of Health and Human Services
Nov. 8, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Holder and Commissioner Hamburg
Oct. 19, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the United States Department of Health & Human Services
Sept. 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Aug. 2, 2011 Merkley, Maloney Announce Legislation to Protect and Expand Working Moms' Right to Breastfeed
July 30, 2011 Establishing the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays
July 26, 2011 Wyden, Merkley, DeFazio Issue Statement on VA's Announcement on the Future of the Roseburg VA Hospital
May 23, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
May 18, 2011 Letter to Donald Berwick, M.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
May 14, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
May 5, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
April 7, 2011 Cardin and EPW Colleagues Applaud Senate's Vote to Protect Public Health and Job Creation Under Clean Air Act
April 6, 2011 Chairman Boxer and EPW Colleagues Applaud Senate Vote to Protect Public Health and Job Creation under the Clean Air Act
April 6, 2011 Merkley: Weakening Clean Air Act Would Jeopardize Health of Our Communities
April 6, 2011 SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011
April 5, 2011 Merkley: House Republican Budget Shortchanges Seniors While Giving New Benefits for Wealthiest
April 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
March 30, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States
March 15, 2011 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
March 15, 2011 SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011 - Continued
March 8, 2011 Presidential Leadership
Feb. 19, 2011 Cardin, Boxer and EPW Members Call GOP Budget Dangerous for Public Health
Feb. 17, 2011 Blumenthal Speaks Out Against House Bills that Aim to Curb Women's Health Care Access
Feb. 11, 2011 KODH News - Bread Feading Equipment Repeal
Feb. 10, 2011 IRS Decision a Victory for Nursing Mothers Everywhere
Jan. 21, 2011 Merkley Praises Surgeon General's "Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding"
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