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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
March 31, 2017 Waters and 40 Democratic Members Unite in Their Fight to Protect the Consumer Bureau
March 30, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Veto S.J. Res. 34, Rescinding Federal Communications Commission Broadband Privacy Rules
March 21, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Michael Piwowar, Acting Chair of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission - Oppose Any Delay in the Full Implementation of the Securities and Exchange Commission's CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule
March 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the FCC - Take Action on Robocalls
March 2, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions, Attorney General - Uphold Existing Policy on State Marijuana Laws
Feb. 8, 2017 Letter to Mr. Spencer Williamson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kaléo Pharmaceuticals - Concern That Kaléo Dramatically Increased the Cost of its Naloxone Injector Device
Dec. 13, 2016 Letter to Jamal El-Hindi, Acting Director of Financial Crimes Enforcement Network - Guidance on Banking Service for Vendors Working with Legal Marijuana Businesses
Dec. 6, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Study Impacts of Genetically Modified Foods on Hunger, Pesticide Use
Oct. 26, 2016 Letter to Federal Regulators - Strengthen Accountability Measures for Executive Pay
Sept. 27, 2016 Letter to Ms. Marissa Mayer, CEO, Yahoo Inc. - Requesting Information on the Breach of Yahoo! User Data
Sept. 22, 2016 Letter to Roy A. Vallee, Chairman of the Board, Federal Reserve Bank of San Fransisco - Requesting John Stumpf not be Reinstated on the Federal Advisory Council
Sept. 21, 2016 Merkley Pushes for Stronger Generic Marketplace Following EpiPen Price Increase
Sept. 20, 2016 The Huffington Post - Health Insurers Fire Volley In New Battle Over The Public Option
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Broad Coalition of Senate Democrats Call on Top Consumer Agency to Move Swiftly to Limit Unfair Arbitration Agreements in Everyday Financial Contracts
July 29, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis
July 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Finacial Protection Bureau - Strengthen Proposed Small-Dollar Lending Rules
July 20, 2016 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the CFPB - 28 U.S. Senators Encourage CFPB to Strengthen Proposed Small-Dollar Lending Rules
July 7, 2016 Merkley Statement on Passage of Anti-Consumer GMO Labeling
July 6, 2016 Cloture Motion
July 6, 2016 Merkley Decries Senate Vote on Anti-Consumer GMO Labeling Bill
June 30, 2016 Blumenthal, Schatz, Wyden, Merkley, Booker Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Reduce Food Waste
June 28, 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016--Conference Report
June 14, 2016 Letter to Board Members of the United States Chamber of Commerce - Findings of an Investigation into the Lobbying Activities of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commision - Protect Americans from Unwanted Robocalls and Robotexts
May 25, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017--Motion to Proceed
May 19, 2016 Bloomberg Law: Banking - CFPB Readies Rule on Small-Dollar Lending for June
May 13, 2016 Eurasia Review - US Lawmakers Applaud Google's Move To Ban Payday Loan Advertisements
May 12, 2016 Merkley, Bonamici Applaud Google's Move to Ban Payday Loan Advertisements
April 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Urging Justice for Telecommunications Consumers
April 19, 2016 Child Nicotine Addiction
March 15, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
March 15, 2016 Genetically Modified Food Labeling Bill
March 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC To Strengthen Disclosure Of Corporate Board Diversity
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 25 Candy, Cereal, Food and Drink Companies - Liquid-Nicotine Retailers Using Trademarked Brand Names
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 167 Liquid Nicotine Retailers - Marketing Flavored Liquid-Nicotine Using Recognizable Brand Names
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - To Urge the Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Liquid-Nicotine Retailers' Advertising
Nov. 19, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Protecting Craft Brewers Across America from Potentially Unfair and Illegal Trade Practices
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Prison Prepaid Cards
Oct. 30, 2015 Crowdfunding Rules Finalized: Merkley Highlights New Online Options For Small Businesses To Grow
Sept. 28, 2015 Merkley Statement on Royal Dutch Shell's Decision o Stop Arctic Drilling
Sept. 10, 2015 Senator Merkley Announces Usda Grant to Spur Local Crowdfunding Investment in Eastern Oregon Small Businesses
July 9, 2015 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Legislation to Provide Access to Banking Services for Legal Marijuana Businesses
July 9, 2015 Oregon Delegation Announces Manufacturing Designation for Oregon Communities
June 19, 2015 U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Maria Cantwell Visit Bob's Red Mill to Promote Export Agency
June 16, 2015 Letter to CEOs of Ten Major Airlines - Shrinking Size of Carry-on Bags
May 16, 2015 East Oregonian - Merkley Discusses Trade and Education at Hermiston Town Hall
May 13, 2015 Merkley, Cartwright Introduce Bill to Create Green Jobs, Boost Manufacturing
May 12, 2015 Cloture Motion
April 29, 2015 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
April 22, 2015 Merkley, Baldwin Introduce Bill to Require Federal Transportation Projects to Use Made-in-America Materials
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