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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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
July 15, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Net Neutrality
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Free and Open Internet
May 8, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarette's Harmful Chemical Releases
May 6, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission - Universal Service of Advanced Communications
March 13, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the Senate - Confront Abusive Patent Trolls, Support Main Street Businesses
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission - Protect the Open Internet
Jan. 17, 2014 Merkley Statement on the President's NSA Speech
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Fox News Chair Roger Ailes, CBS News President David Rhodes, ABC News President Ben Sherwood, NBC News President Deborah Turness - Cover Global Warming
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Protect Television Reception Across Rural America
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission - Keep Robust Rural Broadband Infrastructure Improvements
Sept. 24, 2013 Bennet, Merkley Applaud Implementation of New Safety Provision for Medical Devices
Aug. 29, 2013 Merkley Teams Up with Google to Help Oregon Small Businesses
June 7, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript - Internet Privacy
April 29, 2013 Merkley Announces STEM and Career Technical Education Legislation at Boise-Eliot/Humboldt School
March 7, 2013 Merkley: Brennan Not Right Person for the Job
Nov. 14, 2012 Merkley Statement on Cybersecurity Bill
Aug. 2, 2012 Merkley Statement on Cybersecurity Bill
Aug. 2, 2012 Merkley Introduces Bill to Prevent Warrantless Surveillance of Americans
July 24, 2012 Merkley, Udall, Durbin Introduce Legislation to Curb Online Payday Lending
June 25, 2012 Letter to Ambassador Ron Kirk United States Trade Representative
April 25, 2012 Senate Passes Bill to Keep Postal Service Running
April 18, 2012 GSA
March 20, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
March 13, 2012 CROWDFUND Act to Encourage Safe, Accessible Investing Through the Internet
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
Jan. 26, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
Jan. 26, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
Dec. 8, 2011 Crowdfunding on Internet Should be Safe, Accessible
May 26, 2011 Merkley: Extending the PATRIOT Act Without Meaningful Debate or Amendments Is a Disservice to America
May 25, 2011 Amendment Requires Government to End Practice of Secretly Interpreting Law
April 6, 2011 Letter to Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman
Sept. 27, 2010 Senators Introduce Animal Crush Video Prohibition
May 25, 2010 Letter To Mr. Julius Genachowski, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
May 4, 2010 Senators Introduce Legislation To Expand Vote By Mail, Save Money and Increase Voter Participation
Feb. 23, 2010 Merkley Applauds Intel's Invest in America Alliance
Jan. 21, 2010 Merkley Statement on Facebook's Investment in Central Oregon
Sept. 28, 2009 Merkley Joins Effort To Protect Civil Liberties
March 9, 2009 Letter to Acting Chairman Michael J. Copps, Federal Communications Commission
Feb. 6, 2009 CNBC " CNBC Reports" - Transcript
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