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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 31, 2016 Merkley and Wyden Announce $4.7 Million To Help Homeless Veterans Across Oregon
July 7, 2016 Cummings, Merkley Introduce Legislation to Protect Workers from Predatory Debt Collectors
March 18, 2016 Letter to John Boozman, Chairman and Chris Coons, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government - Community Development Financial Institutions Fund
Jan. 20, 2016 Our ``We the People'' Democracy
Oct. 21, 2015 Merkley Presses for Fix to Rural Development Rental Assistance Shortfall That Could Kick Low-Income Oregonians Out of Their Homes
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Sept. 22, 2015 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015--Continued
July 16, 2015 FY16 Agriculture Full Committee Markup Bill Summary
June 5, 2015 Letter to Susan Collins, Chairman, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Supporting the National Housing Trust Fund and the HOME Investments Partnerships Program
April 15, 2015 Mail Tribune - Senate Joins House in Aproving County Timber Payments Bill
April 1, 2015 Merkley Visits ORegon Food Bank to Highlight Impact of Food Stamp Cuts on Oregon Families
March 31, 2015 Merkley Starts Statewide Tour Highlighting Drastic Impacts on Oregonians of Republican Budget Plan
March 26, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education - Pell Grant Funding
March 25, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Title X Family Planning Program
Feb. 9, 2015 Casey Statement on Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania
Jan. 26, 2015 Oregon Receives Nearly $27 Million to Put Roofs Over Oregonians' Heads
Dec. 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost LIHEAP Fuel Assistance
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Boost LIHEAP Fuel Assistance
Oct. 15, 2014 Merkley and Wyden Announce $8.4 Million to Help Oregonians Get Back to Work
Oct. 3, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Release Federal Aid for Home Heating Among Seniors, Low-Income Households
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid
June 5, 2014 Merkley Announces Wins for Oregon Jobs as Two Appropriations Bills Pass Through Committee
May 14, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Predatory Payday Loans
April 29, 2014 The Minimum Wage
April 7, 2014 Senate Passes Merkley-Backed Extension of Emergency Unemployment Insurance
April 4, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Food Assistance Program
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 3, 2014 Merkley-Backed Bipartisan Unemployment Deal Moves Toward Final Passage in Senate
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
March 27, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Extension Overcomes Key Hurdle
March 13, 2014 Merkley Helps Reach Bipartisan Agreement to Restore Emergency Unemployment Insurance
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
Jan. 28, 2014 Merkley Reaction to State of the Union: Success of Middle Class Is Defining Issue of Our Time
Jan. 7, 2014 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript: Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
May 3, 2012 Merkley Statement on Agreement to Improve Care for Oregonians on Medicaid
Feb. 17, 2012 Merkley Statement on Payroll Tax and Unemployment Insurance Compromise
Dec. 17, 2011 Merkley Statement on Middle Class Tax Cuts and Unemployment Insurance Compromise
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