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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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: Eugene, OR
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Christian
Date Title
May 22, 2014 Merkley Introduces Legislation to Give Seniors a Raise
April 24, 2014 Merkley Announces Legislation to Give Seniors a Raise
April 3, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs
March 12, 2014 Merkley Holds Hearing on the State of Retirement Security
March 6, 2014 Merkley Cosponsors Bill to Protect Medicare for Seniors
March 6, 2014 Senators Fight to Protect Medicare for Seniors
Feb. 20, 2014 Merkley: Great News "Chained CPI" Not in Budget
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 12, 2014 Merkley Applauds Passage of Bill to Reverse Military Retiree Cuts
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to Assistant Attorney Gerneral Stuart Delery, Dept. of Justice & Director Richard Cordray, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Tax Lien Programs
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
April 10, 2013 Merkley: The President's Budget Has Strengths and Weaknesses
March 12, 2013 Merkley Statement on Ryan Plan
Sept. 20, 2012 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security
April 19, 2012 Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2011 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
Nov. 17, 2011 Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers Act
Oct. 31, 2011 Merkley, Brown Introduce Bill to Protect Seniors from Scams
July 12, 2011 Shared Sacrifice in Resolving the Budget Deficit-Continued
May 25, 2011 Merkley: Republican Plan to Dismantle Medicare Breaks Covenant with Seniors
April 5, 2011 Merkley: House Republican Budget Shortchanges Seniors While Giving New Benefits for Wealthiest
April 5, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives
Oct. 19, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader United States Senate
March 2, 2010 Merkley Statement on End to Republican Filibuster and Passage of Benefits for Unemployed Oregonians
March 1, 2010 Tax Extenders Act Of 2009
Jan. 22, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
Aug. 26, 2009 Merkley Statement On Passing Of Senator Edward Kennedy
Aug. 6, 2009 Psoriasis Awareness Month
Aug. 6, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
March 27, 2008 Merkley Toasts the End of Predatory Lenders
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Seniors
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