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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
May 18, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States-Syrian Refuge Resettlement
April 19, 2016 Senate Passes Faa Bill That Includes Merkley-wyden "TSA Fairness Act' to Restore Commercial Service at Klamath Falls Airport
March 28, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee - Letter to Barrack Obama, President of the United States - Keep Nuclear Materials Out of the Hands of Terrorists
March 26, 2016 Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Visits Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Israel
Feb. 11, 2016 Merkley Statement on End of Malheur Wildlife Refuge Standoff
Feb. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus
Dec. 22, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concern Over Iran's Second Ballistic Missile Test
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concern Over Second Iranian Ballistic Missile Test
Dec. 17, 2015 Senate Passes Landmark, Merkley-backed Legislation to Protect Consumers From Toxic Chemicals
Dec. 15, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Require Social Media Background Checks As Part of Visa Screening Process
Dec. 15, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Cut Spending on Nuclear Weapons
Dec. 7, 2015 Executive Session
Dec. 7, 2015 Merkley: Trump Proposal to Ban Muslims From Entering U.S. "Single Worst Idea I Have Heard From Any Presidential Candidate, Ever"
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan - Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader - Scheduling Votes on the Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act
Sept. 30, 2015 Merkley Statement on Legislation to Avert a Government Shutdown and Fund Emergency Wildfire Response
Sept. 21, 2015 Wildfire Aid Meetings Set for Sept. 28-29 in Eastern Oregon
Aug. 3, 2015 Merkley Applauds Strengthening of Clean Power Plan
July 14, 2015 Merkley Statement on Nuclear Agreement with Iran
June 18, 2015 Senate Committee Passes Merkley-backed Fic to End "Fire-borrowing" that Raids Wildfire Prevention Funds
June 2, 2015 Senate Passes Reforms to NSA Programs, Including Merkkley-backed "End Secret Law" Legislaiton
Feb. 27, 2015 Merkley Statement on Potential Homeland Security Shutdown
Feb. 26, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
Feb. 23, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Funding
Feb. 12, 2015 Executive Session
Jan. 27, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, United States Senate - Homeland Security Funding Bill
Dec. 10, 2014 Oregon Lawmakers Secure Provision to Keep Newport Coast Guard Air Facility Open until January 2016
Dec. 1, 2014 Merkley Statement on Newport Helicopter Weekend Rescue
Nov. 18, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Keeping Coast Guard Facilities Open in Oregon and South Carolina
Oct. 28, 2014 Merkley, Wyden and Schrader Persuade Coast Guard to Delay Newport Helicopter Closure
Oct. 22, 2014 Wyden, Merkley, Schrader, DeFazio, Blumenauer and Bonamici to Coast Guard: Keep Newport Air Facility Open Through Crabbing Season
Oct. 8, 2014 Letter to Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard - Newport Airport Facility
Aug. 22, 2014 Merkley Pledges to Continue Fighting for Critical Dredging Funds for Small Ports
Aug. 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Greater Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Efforts
July 31, 2014 Oregon Wildfires
July 31, 2014 Merkley: "Irresponsible' to Leave Without Wildfire Funding
July 22, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Fighting Wildfires
July 22, 2014 Letter to Tom Tidwell, Chief of the United States Forest Service, and Neil Kornze, Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Continued Vigilance over Pacific Northwest Fires
July 8, 2014 Wyden, Merkley Call on Congress to Pass Fire Funding
June 9, 2014 Merkley Announces FEMA Assistance for Fire Management for Two Bulls Fire
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, and Daniel Coats - Strong Support for Firefighters
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 California, Oregon Senators Introduce Drought Relief Legislation
Jan. 28, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion To Proceed
Jan. 17, 2014 Merkley Statement on the President's NSA Speech
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 16, 2014 Merkley's Appropriations Seat Pays Dividends for Oregonians
Nov. 19, 2013 Senators Press for Action on Flood Insurance Rates
Oct. 25, 2013 Landrieu, Bipartisan Coalition to Introduce Flood Insurance Reform Bill
Sept. 19, 2013 Merkley Holds Senate Hearing on Impact to Families of Flood Insurance Rate Increases
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