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

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Progressive, Working Families, Democratic, Independent for U.S. Senate
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Gazette Times - Merkley Swings Through Valley 9/15/14 Letter to Meredith Broadbent, Chairman of the International Trade Commission - Protect Steel Producers from Unfair Foreign Trade Practices 9/12/14 The Bulliten - Oregon Delegation Mulls Obama's ISIL Request 9/11/14 Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act -- Motion to Proceed 9/09/14 ISIS 9/02/14 Senator Ron Wyden Endorses Jeff Merkley's Reelection At First Joint-Campaign Press Conference of the General 8/28/14 Oregon State Fire Fighters Council Endorses Jeff Merkley 8/26/14 Oregon Nurses Association Endorses Jeff Merkley 8/26/14 Merkley Announces Funding to Improve Oregon Health Centers 8/22/14 Merkley Statement on Ferguson, MO 8/22/14 Merkley Pledges to Continue Fighting for Critical Dredging Funds for Small Ports 8/18/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Greater Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Efforts 8/14/14 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts 8/06/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Call for USPTO to Improve Patent Quality, Pave Way for Innovation 7/31/14 Congress Passes Merkley Bill in Veterans Compromise 7/31/14 Oregon Wildfires 7/31/14 Merkley: "Irresponsible' to Leave Without Wildfire Funding 7/31/14 Merkley Introduces Older Americans CARE Act To Help Seniors Stay in their Homes 7/30/14 Merkley Slams Republican Filibuster of Bring Jobs Home Act 7/29/14 Merkley Testifies at EPA Hearing, Calls for Action on Clean Power Plan 7/29/14 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued 7/28/14 Merkley Backs Commerce Department Ruling to Give American Manufacturing Companies a Fair Shot Against Illegally-Subsidized Chinese Solar Imports 7/28/14 Bipartisan Merkley Bill Included in Veterans Compromise 7/28/14 Merkley, Blumenauer Introduce Columbia River Restoration Act to Clean Up Columbia Basin 7/28/14 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Overdue Reforms 7/25/14 Merkley Stands with Health Professionals to Demand Immediate Safeguards for Families' and Children's Health 7/24/14 Merkley Introduces New Legislation to Protect Families' and Children's Health 7/23/14 Merkley Urges Congress to Close Tax Loopholes that Ship Jobs Overseas, Bring Back Jobs to U.S. Soil 7/23/14 Responding to Merkley's Call to Improve Oil Train Safety, DOT Announces Proposed New Rules 7/22/14 Regarding U.S. Support for Israel 7/22/14 Letter to Tom Tidwell, Chief of the United States Forest Service, and Neil Kornze, Director of the Bureau of Land Management - Continued Vigilance over Pacific Northwest Fires 7/22/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Fighting Wildfires 7/22/14 Letter to Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Oil and Gas Leasing Program Concerns 7/21/14 President Signs Merkley-Backed Executive Order Banning LGBT Job Discrimination 7/21/14 Merkley Celebrates Three Year Anniversary of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 7/18/14 Merkley and Women's Groups Call for Congress to Keep Bosses out of Employees' Health Care Decisions 7/18/14 Human Rights Campaign Endorses Jeff Merkley 7/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians 7/17/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/16/14 Executive Session 7/16/14 Following Senate Vote, Merkley Vows to Keep Fighting for Women's Health Care 7/15/14 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Net Neutrality 7/15/14 Hobby Lobby Illustrates Broader Problem For Wehby -- Oregonians Are Learning She Won't Protect Women's Basic Healthcare & the Right To Choose 7/14/14 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Influence of Trade Agreements on "Buy American" Preferences 7/10/14 Wyden-Merkley Oregon Caves Bill Passes U.S. Senate 7/09/14 Merkley Fights Back Against Hobby Lobby Ruling 7/08/14 Wyden, Merkley Call on Congress to Pass Fire Funding 7/01/14 Merkley Calls for Fairness and Expanded Opportunities for Women and Working Families 6/30/14 Merkley: Hobby Lobby Decision is "Tremendous Blow' to Women's Access to Fundamental Health Care