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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Progressive, Working Families, Democratic, Independent for U.S. Senate
Date Title
July 14, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Influence of Trade Agreements on "Buy American" Preferences
July 10, 2014 Wyden-Merkley Oregon Caves Bill Passes U.S. Senate
July 9, 2014 Merkley Fights Back Against Hobby Lobby Ruling
July 8, 2014 Wyden, Merkley Call on Congress to Pass Fire Funding
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
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Transparency of Crude-by-Rail Trains
June 26, 2014 Merkley Holds Hearing on Economic Challenges Facing Young Workers and Recent Grads
June 26, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Funding for Wildfire Suppression
June 25, 2014 Merkley Slams Citi for Flouting Volcker Rule Firewall
June 25, 2014 Merkley Hails Passage of Bipartisan Job Training Bill
June 18, 2014 Wyden, Merkley Safety of Dams Bill Takes Step Forward
June 18, 2014 Senate Committee Passes Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act
June 16, 2014 The Daily Astorian - Merkley: Seize 'The American Dream'
June 16, 2014 Vote Explanation
June 16, 2014 Merkley: ENDA Executive Order Empowers Millions to Go to Work Free of Discrimination
June 11, 2014 Republican Blockade of Student Loan Bill Leaves Students and Economy Behind
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
June 10, 2014 Letter to Christopher Hart, Acting Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board - Crude Oil Transports Via Railroads
June 10, 2014 Letter to Martin Barrington, Nicandro Durante, Ling Chenqing, Alison Cooper, Pierre de Labouchere, Murray Kessler, Andre Calantzopoulos, Daniel Delen, J. Pieter Sikkel, and George Freeman III - Protect Children from Nicotine Poisoning
June 10, 2014 Merkley Statement on Reynolds High School Shooting
June 9, 2014 Merkley Announces FEMA Assistance for Fire Management for Two Bulls Fire
June 9, 2014 Following New Report, Oregon Senators Call for Changes at Local VA Hospitals and Accountability for Those Who Let Down Oregon's Veterans
June 9, 2014 Merkley Welcomes Expansion of Income-Based Student Loan Repayment Options
June 8, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve Board, and Dan Tarullo, Governor of the Federal Reserve Board - Big Bank Ownership of Physical Commodities
June 6, 2014 Merkley Releases Congressional Report on Need for E-Cigarette Regulation
June 5, 2014 Merkley Announces Wins for Oregon Jobs as Two Appropriations Bills Pass Through Committee
June 4, 2014 Wyden, Merkley and Sanders Introduce New Bill to Bring Accountability to the VA
June 4, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 4, 2014 Nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services - Continued
June 2, 2014 Merkley Statement on EPA Climate Announcement
May 30, 2014 Merkley Statement on VA Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 29, 2014 Merkley Calls for VA Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 29, 2014 Merkley Announces $1.55 Million in Federal Grants to Create Jobs by Revitalizing and Redeveloping Oregon Communities
May 28, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration; Michael Froman, Trade Represenative; Kathryn Sulliva, Acting Adminstrator of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
May 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding the Filling of Vacant Federal Offices
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 27, 2014 Merkley Calls for Congressional Vote on Afghanistan Troop Proposal
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
May 22, 2014 Merkley Introduces Legislation to Give Seniors a Raise
May 21, 2014 Merkley Statement on Barron Nomination
May 21, 2014 Feinstein, Boxer, Wyden, Merkley Introduce Klamath Basin Legislation
May 19, 2014 Merkley Celebrates Landmark Ruling Creating Marriage Equality in Oregon
May 16, 2014 Senator Merkley Marks Military Appreciation Month by Co-Sponsoring Legislation to Prevent Suicide Among Veterans
May 16, 2014 Merkley Introduces Bill to Make Hospitals Safer for both Nurses and Patients
May 15, 2014 Merkley Helps Pass Job-Creating Transportation Bill Out of Committee
May 15, 2014 Merkley Announces Job Creation Wins for Oregon in Water Resources Development Act
May 15, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
May 14, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Predatory Payday Loans
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