Senator Jeffery 'Jeff' A. Merkley's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
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Gazette Times - Merkley Swings Through Valley 3/24/15 Durbin, Boxer, Senators Introduce Bill To Crack Down On Predatory Lending Practices 3/06/15 Brief of 167 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 44 U.S. Senators as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners 3/03/15 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Full Access for Women to the Affordable Care Act 2/28/15 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - End Trade Deal Secrecy 2/04/15 Merkley: Stronger Net Neutrality Rules are Huge Step Forward for Consumers and American Innovation 2/04/15 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Ensure Post Vietnam Air Force Veterans Receive Proper Benefits and Compensation 2/02/15 Merkley-Backed Executive Order Delivers Big Impact as Exxon Mobil Changes LGBT Discrimination Policy 2/02/15 Merkley Announces New State Director 2/02/15 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Regulate Electronic Cigarettes 1/30/15 Merkley Statement on the Senate Banking Committee's Markup of Iran Sanctions Legislation 1/28/15 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chair of the Federal Communications Commission - Protect Consumers from Unwanted Telemarketing Calls 1/27/15 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, United States Senate - Homeland Security Funding Bill 1/26/15 Senator Merkley Applauds Plan to Protect Alaskan Wilderness 1/26/15 Oregon Receives Nearly $27 Million to Put Roofs Over Oregonians' Heads 1/23/15 Merkley Becomes Top Democrat on Consumer Protection Subcommittee 1/20/15 Merkley State of the Union Reaction: "Let's Seize this Moment for a Bold, Middle-Class Opportunity Agenda" 1/20/15 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army - Civil Works - Investments, Critical Maintenance of Oregon's Ports 1/16/15 Senator Merkley Announces State of the Union Guest 1/15/15 Merkley Applauds New Steps Forward to Tackle Dangerous Methane Pollution 1/09/15 National Championship: The "Big Bet" 1/09/15 Merkley Becomes Top Democrat on Agriculture Appropriations 1/08/15 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Roll Back Hemp Restrictions 1/08/15 Wyden, Merkley Introduce Bills to Double Timber Harvest, Protect Oregon's Treasures And Settle Water Disputes 1/06/15 Merkley Sworn in for Second Term 1/06/15 Murphy, Blumenthal, Brown, Coons, Merkley Reintroduce Jobs Matter Act 12/23/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost LIHEAP Fuel Assistance 12/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Boost LIHEAP Fuel Assistance 12/18/14 Merkley Slams Fed Volcker Delay 12/18/14 Letter to Julian Castro, Secretary of Housing - Consider Lowering Fees on FHA Loans in Light of Improved Agency Financial Outlook 12/18/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chair of the Federal Communications Commission - Now is the Time to Act on Net Neutrality and Title II 12/17/14 Merkley Statement on Release of Alan Gross from Cuban Custody and Resetting U.S. Policy with Cuba 12/17/14 Letter to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance - Unfair Chinese Trade Practices 12/16/14 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratios 12/16/14 Nomination of Sarah R. Saldana to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security 12/16/14 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Move Forward on Rule Disclosing CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratios 12/13/14 Merkley Statement on 2015 Spending Bill 12/12/14 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 12/12/14 Merkley, Walden Deliver Crooked River Victory for Central Oregon 12/11/14 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Finalize Crowdfunding Rules 12/11/14 Merkley, Walden Deliver Crooked River Agreement as Legislation Passes Senate 12/10/14 Oregon Lawmakers Secure Provision to Keep Newport Coast Guard Air Facility Open until January 2016 12/10/14 Merkley Announces Plan for Sweeping LGBT Civil Rights Legislation 12/09/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Pushing for Stronger Carbon Pollution Reductions in Clean Power Plan 12/09/14 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the Senate - Continue Rules Reform to Fix Broken Senate 12/09/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General, and Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Government Program Tracking Phones Invades Privacy, Could Violate U.S. Constitution 12/04/14 Merkley Statement on Grand Jury Decisions in Missouri and New York 12/03/14 Merkley Statement on Oregon Caves and Hermiston Agricultural Research Bills as They Move Toward Becoming Law 12/03/14 Merkley Statement on New Federal LGBT Workplace Protection Rules 12/01/14 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General of the US Postal Service - Postpone Closings