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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements

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, Progressive, Working Families, Democratic, Independent for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
March 10, 2010 Merkley and Levin Introduce Legislation to Restrict Banks and the Largest Financial Institutions from Making High-Risk Bets
March 9, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary, Department Of The Interior, And The Honorable Gary Locke, Secretary, Department Of Commerce
March 8, 2010 Tax Extenders Act Of 2009
March 4, 2010 Senators Introduce Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
March 4, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
March 4, 2010 Merkley, Pryor Announce Energy-efficiency Renovations Program for Commercial Buildings
March 4, 2010 Merkley, Pryor Announce Energy-efficiency Renovations Program for Commercial Buildings
March 4, 2010 Merkley Joins Effort to Restore Forest Health and Create Jobs in Rural Oregon
March 2, 2010 Merkley Statement on End to Republican Filibuster and Passage of Benefits for Unemployed Oregonians
March 2, 2010 White House Includes Low-cost Financing in Energy Efficiency Program after Push from Merkley
March 2, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Harry Reid
March 2, 2010 Merkley Statement on Proposal to House Consumer Financial Protection Agency within the Federal Reserve
March 1, 2010 Tax Extenders Act Of 2009
March 1, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" -Transcript
Feb. 28, 2010 Senator Merkley Tours Sustainable Irrigation Project and Talks with Oregonians Put to Work by the Recovery Act
Feb. 26, 2010 Senator Merkley Discusses Financial Reform with Small Business Owners
Feb. 25, 2010 Letter to Senators Baucus and Grassley
Feb. 25, 2010 Merkley Fights for a Vote on Assistance for Unemployed
Feb. 25, 2010 Unanimous Consent Request - H.R. 4691
Feb. 25, 2010 Letter To Senator Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Committe On Finance And Senator Charles Grassley, Ranking Member, Senate Committee On Finance
Feb. 25, 2010 OPB: Merkley Quizzes Bernake In Senate Hearing

Feb. 25, 2010 American Public Media: More Ground for Bernanke to Cover
Feb. 24, 2010 Merkley: Bipartisan Jobs Bill "Just the Beginning" of Efforts to Tackle Unemployment
Feb. 23, 2010 Cardin, Whitehouse, Merkley Discuss How Bipartisan Senate Jobs Bill Will Help Put America Back To Work
Feb. 23, 2010 Letter To Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate and Senator Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee
Feb. 23, 2010 Senators Introduce Legislation to Improve HUBZone Program by Implementing GAO Recommendations
Feb. 23, 2010 Merkley Applauds Intel's Invest in America Alliance
Feb. 22, 2010 Full Credit Card Reforms in Effect, Merkley Calls for Further Consumer Protection to Fix Economy
Feb. 19, 2010 Wyden, Merkley Urge Sen. Reid to Make Extending Unemployment/COBRA a Priority
Feb. 18, 2010 Lautenberg Leads Effort to Include Significant Transportation Infrastructure Investment in Jobs Agenda
Feb. 12, 2010 Reuters: US Sen. Wants to Widen Proposed Ban on Risky Trade
Feb. 11, 2010 Merkley Endorses Klamath Basin Agreements
Feb. 5, 2010 Merkley Urges Swift Action to Address Unemployment
Feb. 4, 2010 Merkley Supports Tax Cuts for Working Americans
Feb. 4, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State
Feb. 4, 2010 Letter To Senator Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Committe On Finance And Senator Charles Grassley, Ranking Member, Senate Committee On Finance
Feb. 4, 2010 Merkley Applauds Creation of Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities
Feb. 3, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary, United States Department Of Treasury
Feb. 2, 2010 Boxer Merkley Applaud President Obama's Decision to Boost Lending for Small Business and Create Jobs
Feb. 2, 2010 Merkley, Boxer Applaud Obama's Decision to Boost Lending for Small Businesses and Create Jobs
Feb. 1, 2010 Merkley: Federal Budget Lays Groundwork for Job Growth
Jan. 29, 2010 Wyden, Merkley, and Schrader Statement on NOAA Review of Newport Siting
Jan. 28, 2010 Executive Session
Jan. 28, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary, United States Department Of Treasury
Jan. 28, 2010 Merkley Statement on Confirmation of Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve Chairman
Jan. 28, 2010 Wyden, Merkley Land Swap Bill Will Preserve More Than 16,000 Acres as Wilderness
Jan. 27, 2010 Merkley Statement on President Obama's 2010 State of the Union Address
Jan. 27, 2010 Merkley Statement on President Obama's 2010 State of the Union Address
Jan. 26, 2010 Letter to President Barack Obama
Jan. 26, 2010 The Oregonian: Financial Regulation: Taking it to the Bernanke
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