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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Women

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
May 19, 2016 Sen. Booker Introduces Legislation to Protect Women's Access to Birth Control
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Heath Care in Light of Spreading Virus
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Health Care In Light of Spreading Virus
Nov. 20, 2015 Senators Announce Introduction of Bipartisan Bill to Expand Breastfeeding Protections At Work
Sept. 18, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Commending Labor Department Overtime Rule for Extending Breastfeeding Protection to Over 1 Million Working Women
Aug. 3, 2015 Merkley Statement on Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood
May 5, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception
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
March 3, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Full Access for Women to the Affordable Care Act
Sept. 15, 2014 Merkley Slams Filibuster That Blocks Equal Pay Legislation
July 18, 2014 Merkley and Women's Groups Call for Congress to Keep Bosses out of Employees' Health Care Decisions
July 17, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 16, 2014 Following Senate Vote, Merkley Vows to Keep Fighting for Women's Health Care
July 16, 2014 Executive Session
July 15, 2014 Hobby Lobby Illustrates Broader Problem For Wehby -- Oregonians Are Learning She Won't Protect Women's Basic Healthcare & the Right To Choose
July 9, 2014 Merkley Fights Back Against Hobby Lobby Ruling
July 1, 2014 Merkley Calls for Fairness and Expanded Opportunities for Women and Working Families
June 30, 2014 Merkley: Hobby Lobby Decision is "Tremendous Blow' to Women's Access to Fundamental Health Care
March 19, 2014 Merkley Calls on Supreme Court to Protect Women's Health Care
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Advocating for Women and Families
Oct. 8, 2013 Merkley: Yellen a Great Choice for Fed Chair
Aug. 2, 2013 Merkley Applauds One-Year Anniversary of Women's Health Benefit
June 26, 2013 Letter to Wendy Davis, Senator - Anti-Abortion Filibuster
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 20, 2013 Merkley Releases Report on Oregon Domestic Violence and Calls on House to Pass Violence Against Women Act
June 5, 2012 Merkley Blasts Republican Filibuster of the Paycheck Fairness Act
April 26, 2012 Merkley Statement on the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 29, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
Feb. 21, 2012 Merkley Denounces Senate Amendment that Attacks Women's Health Care
Feb. 21, 2012 Letter to Tom Stemberg, Highland Capital Partners
Feb. 2, 2012 Letter to Nancy G. Brinker
Aug. 2, 2011 Merkley, Maloney Announce Legislation to Protect and Expand Working Moms' Right to Breastfeed
June 17, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
April 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
March 16, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Joe Biden, U.S. Vice President
Feb. 17, 2011 Blumenthal Speaks Out Against House Bills that Aim to Curb Women's Health Care Access
Feb. 11, 2011 KODH News - Bread Feading Equipment Repeal
Jan. 21, 2011 Merkley Praises Surgeon General's "Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding"
Oct. 23, 2009 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid, Finance Chairman Max Baucus , HELP Chairman Tom Harkin , and Senator Chris Dodd
Oct. 8, 2009 Merkley: Health Care Reform Essential for Improving Women's Health Outcomes
June 11, 2009 Merkley Announces Legislation to Make it Easier for Working Moms to Breastfeed
June 3, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Foreign Relations Committee - State Department Nominations
April 21, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committe on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Empowering Workers to Rebuild America's Economy and Longer- Term Competitiveness: Green Skills Training for Workers
Jan. 22, 2009 Merkley Applauds Senate Passage Of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act
Jan. 8, 2009 Merkley: Congress Must Act To Protect Victims Of Employment Discrimination
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