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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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, Independent 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
Aug. 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Greater Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Efforts
July 31, 2014 Merkley: "Irresponsible' to Leave Without Wildfire Funding
July 31, 2014 Oregon Wildfires
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 Merkley's Appropriations Seat Pays Dividends for Oregonians
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
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
June 27, 2013 Letter to James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Private Records
June 11, 2013 Senators: End Secret Law
June 7, 2013 Merkley: NSA Spying Outrageous Breach of Americans' Privacy
May 1, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Mikulski and Vice Chairman Shelby - Fund Federal COPS Hiring Program
March 7, 2013 Merkley: Brennan Not Right Person for the Job
Jan. 11, 2013 Merkley Statement on Brennan Nomination
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Dec. 27, 2012 Merkley: We Must Put an End to "Secret Law"
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 - Continued
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 - Continued
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 National Disasters
Dec. 18, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act
Dec. 12, 2012 The Farm Bill
Nov. 29, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 - Continued
Nov. 14, 2012 Merkley Statement on Cybersecurity Bill
Aug. 3, 2012 Letter to Debbie Stabenow and The Honorable Pat Roberts, Chairwoman and Ranking Member of Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
Aug. 2, 2012 Merkley Introduces Bill to Prevent Warrantless Surveillance of Americans
Aug. 2, 2012 Merkley Statement on Cybersecurity Bill
July 24, 2012 Merkley, Udall, Durbin Introduce Legislation to Curb Online Payday Lending
July 15, 2012 Merkley Statement on Eastern Oregon Wildfires
March 7, 2012 Letter to President Obama
March 2, 2012 Merkley Statement on Oregon Disaster Declaration
Sept. 9, 2011 Merkley Statement on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11
July 20, 2011 Senate Passes Wyden, Merkley Amendment to Close Umatilla Depot under BRAC
June 29, 2011 Senators Offer Measure to Free America from Overseas Oil
June 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairwoman and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
June 15, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduction of Military Forces in Afghanistan
June 10, 2011 Wyden, Merkley, DeFazio Applaud FEMA Grant for Brookings
June 8, 2011 Economic Development Revitalization Act of 2011
May 26, 2011 Merkley: Extending the PATRIOT Act Without Meaningful Debate or Amendments Is a Disservice to America
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