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 11/21/14 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Advocating for Wisconsin Cranberry Growers 11/19/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Warm Air Furnace Regulations 11/18/14 Merkley Applauds Senate Confirmation of US Ambassador to Timor-Leste 11/18/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Keeping Coast Guard Facilities Open in Oregon and South Carolina 11/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Rural Hospitals 11/18/14 To Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline 11/18/14 Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline as Merkley Helps Lead Senate Opposition 11/13/14 Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of Legislators Announces Bill to Support Hong Kong's Freedom and Democracy 11/12/14 Letter to Robert McEllrath, President of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, and James McKenna, President and CEO of the Pacific Maritime Association - Reaching an Agreement 11/11/14 Merkley Applauds Major US-China Climate Agreement 11/05/14 A Victory for Our Progressive Values 10/28/14 Merkley, Wyden and Schrader Persuade Coast Guard to Delay Newport Helicopter Closure 10/28/14 Letter to Leon Kengo Wa Dondo, President of the Senate of the DRC, and Aubin Minaku, Speaker of the National Assembly of the DRC - Urging Action on Adoption Reform 10/22/14 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Overseeing Selection of Next Roseburg VA Director 10/22/14 Wyden, Merkley, Schrader, DeFazio, Blumenauer and Bonamici to Coast Guard: Keep Newport Air Facility Open Through Crabbing Season 10/15/14 Merkley and Wyden Announce $8.4 Million to Help Oregonians Get Back to Work 10/14/14 Tonight, Jeff Merkley Stood Up For Oregon's Middle Class While Monica Wehby Embraced Koch Brothers' Agenda 10/10/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Special Envoy for LGBT Human Rights within U.S. Department of State 10/10/14 Merkley Named 2014 Friend of Farm Bureau 10/09/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Considering Rural Impact Before Finalizing Health Care Policies 10/08/14 Letter to Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard - Newport Airport Facility 10/06/14 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman, and Richard Shelby, Ranking Member, of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Tom Udall, Chairman, and Mike Johanns, Vice Chairman, of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee - Keep COOL 10/03/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Release Federal Aid for Home Heating Among Seniors, Low-Income Households 10/02/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid 10/01/14 Merkley Announces $9 Million in Federal Grants for Homeless Veterans in Oregon 9/30/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director the Office of Budget and Management - Fracking Rule Should be Strongest Possible Standard 9/29/14 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Provide Hazmat Train Information to First Responders 9/24/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Opposing Hamas and Warning Against Unilateral Palestinian Initiatives that Would Derail Future Peace Talks 9/19/14 Letter to People's Climate March Participants - Support for People's Climate March in New York City 9/19/14 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Super Pollutants Act of 2014 9/19/14 Harkin, Merkley Introduce Legislation to Crack Down on Worthless and Predatory Degree Programs 9/18/14 Merkley Statement on Continuing Resolution and ISIS 9/18/14 Letter to Meredith Broadbent, Chairman of the International Trade Commission - Protecting Steel Manufacturers Against Dumping of Cheap Foreign Steel 9/15/14 Merkley Slams Filibuster That Blocks Equal Pay Legislation 9/15/14 Letter to Meredith Broadbent, Chairman of the International Trade Commission - Protect Steel Producers from Unfair Foreign Trade Practices 9/13/14 KBND - Senator Merkley Pushes for a Bill to Reduce Student Debt 9/12/14 American Federation of Teachers - Oregon Endorses Jeff Merkley 9/12/14 The Bulliten - Oregon Delegation Mulls Obama's ISIL Request 9/11/14 Merkley Calls on GOP to Stop Blocking Minimum Wage Vote & Start Standing Up for Middle Class 9/11/14 Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act -- Motion to Proceed 9/09/14 ISIS 9/09/14 The Bend Bulletin 9/09/14 Merkley Pushes for Amendment to Undo Citizens United, Restore Democracy in America 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 Merkley Announces Funding to Improve Oregon Health Centers 8/26/14 Oregon Nurses Association Endorses Jeff Merkley 8/22/14 Merkley Statement on Ferguson, MO 8/22/14 Merkley Pledges to Continue Fighting for Critical Dredging Funds for Small Ports