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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
May 29, 2014 Merkley Announces $1.55 Million in Federal Grants to Create Jobs by Revitalizing and Redeveloping Oregon Communities
May 29, 2014 Merkley Calls for VA Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding the Filling of Vacant Federal Offices
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 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 Feinstein, Boxer, Wyden, Merkley Introduce Klamath Basin Legislation
May 21, 2014 Merkley Statement on Barron Nomination
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 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
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 14, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Predatory Payday Loans
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Free and Open Internet
May 9, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Notify States of All Oil Train Shipments
May 8, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarette's Harmful Chemical Releases
May 8, 2014 Murkowski Joins Walsh to Fight Veteran Suicide Epidemic
May 6, 2014 "Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act" Would Allow Borrowers to Refinance Existing Student Loans at Today's Rates
May 6, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Universal Service of Advanced Communications
May 6, 2014 Merkley Teams Up With Warren on Bill to Reduce Debt Burden for Student Borrowers
May 6, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 2, 2014 As Families Consider New Financial Aid Offers, Merkley Announces Cosponsorship of Legislation to Refinance High-Interest Student Loans
May 2, 2014 Merkley and Wyden Announce $11 Million for Upper Klamath Basin
April 29, 2014 The Minimum Wage
April 28, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Regarding College Banking Practices and Federal Student Aid
April 24, 2014 Merkley Announces Legislation to Give Seniors a Raise
April 22, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Prohibit Harmful Banking Practices Targeting College Campuses
April 18, 2014 Wyden Hails Historic Upper Klamath Basin Agreement Signing Along Banks of Spring Creek
April 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - 26 Northwest Lawmakers Highlight the Importance of the Columbia River Treaty
April 11, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Bulletproof Vest Program
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Closing Local Farm Service Agency Offices
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Sens. King, Collins & Reps. Michaud, Pingree Fight USDA Plan to End Valuable Resource for Maine Farmers
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Community Bank Experience Needed on Federal Reserve Board
April 9, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - Strong Investment in Important Land Conservation Programs
April 9, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Uphold Fair Trade for US Steel Workers
April 7, 2014 Senate Passes Merkley-Backed Extension of Emergency Unemployment Insurance
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 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 Oregon Delegation Applauds Release of Timber Payments to Oregon Counties
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety
April 3, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs
April 3, 2014 Merkley-Backed Bipartisan Unemployment Deal Moves Toward Final Passage in Senate
April 3, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - Support Safe Transportation of Energy Products Fund to Increase Rail Safety
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, and Daniel Coats - Strong Support for Firefighters
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