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 8/06/15 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, and Chuck Schumer, Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee - Advocating for Better Employee Wages 8/04/15 Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015--Motion to Proceed 7/23/15 Appropriations Committee Passes Merkley Amendment to Provide Access to Banking Services for Legal Marijuana Businesses 7/23/15 Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Introduced in Congress 7/23/15 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/23/15 Booker Introduces Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation 7/23/15 Letter to Timothy Massad, Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Need for More Oversight on Energy Swaps Markets 7/22/15 Wyden, Senators Call on FCC to Apply Privacy Protections to Broadband 7/22/15 Dodd-Frank Bill 7/21/15 Merkley Statement on Failed Transportation Vote 7/21/15 On Five Year Anniversary of Wall Street Reform, Senate Democrats, Joined by Former Senator Dodd, Fight Back Against Continued Attacks on Consumer Protections 7/20/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule 7/20/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Renewable Fuel Standard 7/17/15 Menendez & Senate Colleagues Announce Key Principles for New Transit Authorization Bill 7/17/15 Merkley Delivers Wins for Oregon Farmers in Appropriations Bill 7/16/15 Merkley Statement on Passage of Every Child Achieves Act 7/16/15 FY16 Agriculture Full Committee Markup Bill Summary 7/16/15 Merkley Announces Bill to Stop Arctic Ocean Drilling 7/15/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - International Human Trafficking 7/15/15 Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 7/14/15 Merkley Statement on Nuclear Agreement with Iran 7/14/15 Letter to Ashton Carter, Secretary of the United States Department of Defense - End Legal Purgatory with Sick Oregon Veterans 7/10/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Expediting Rulemaking for Loan Data 7/10/15 Merkley Video: Shark Week's Most Dangerous Predators -- Payday Loan Sharks 7/09/15 Oregon Delegation Announces Manufacturing Designation for Oregon Communities 7/09/15 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Legislation to Provide Access to Banking Services for Legal Marijuana Business 7/09/15 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Michael Botticelli, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Efforts to Facilitate Medical Marijuana Research 7/09/15 Senate Committee Passes Merkley Climate Amendment with Bipartisan Support 7/09/15 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Legislation to Provide Access to Banking Services for Legal Marijuana Businesses 7/02/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - The Need for Use of Biomass Energy to Spur Economic Growth 6/30/15 Merkley Leads Senators in Calling on White House to Rescind Shell Oil Company's Arctic Permit 6/30/15 Merkley Statement on Administration's Rule Change on Overtime Pay 6/30/15 KTVZ: Merkley Wants Toxic Chemicals Out of Common Products 6/30/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - Biomass Energy 6/30/15 Merkley Leads Senators in Calling on White House to Rescind Shell Oil Company's Arctic Permit 6/30/15 DeFazio, Huffman, Wyden, Merkley Praise Temporary Ban on Mining Projects in Southwest Oregon Watershed Protection Area Covered By Their Bills in House and Senate 6/29/15 Letter to All State Governors - Input on National Energy Policy 6/26/15 Members of Congress, Civil Rights Groups Celebrate Landmark Marriage Equality Ruling, Call for Full Federal LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections 6/26/15 Letter to Barack Obama - Concerns About Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban 6/25/15 Oregon Delegation Members Applaud Success of Ohsu Knight Cancer Challenge to Raise $1 Billion for Cancer Care and Research 6/25/15 Merkley Statement on King v. Burwell Ruling 6/25/15 Oregon Delegation Members Applaud Success of Ohsu Knight Cancer Challenge to Raise $1 Billion for Cancer Care and Research 6/25/15 Wyden and Merkley Introduce Bill to Protect 200,000 Acres of Wild Lands in Oregon 6/25/15 Oregon Delegation Members Applaud Success of OHSU Knight Cancer Challenge to Raise $1 Billion for Cancer Care and Research 6/24/15 Defending Public Safety Employess' Retirement Act 6/24/15 Merkley Statement on Committee Passage of Bill to Increase Transportation Funding 6/24/15 Merkley Statement on Senate Passage of "Fast Track" 6/23/15 "These Unacceptable Delays Must Come to an End: " Senators Press Administration to Finally Finish Rule that would Regulate E-Cigarettes, Other Tobacco 6/23/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Order Requiring Disclosure of Political Spending by Government Contractors