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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Campaign Finance and Elections

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 10, 2017 Letter to Jay Clayton, Chair of US Securities and Exchange Commission - Disclosure of Political Spending
May 25, 2017 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Financial Services Appropriations Subcommittee - Reject Efforts to Block Corporate Political Spending Disclosure
May 25, 2017 Oregon Lawmakers Introduce Vote-by-Mail Bill to Fight Growing Tide of Voter Suppression
March 2, 2017 Merkley Calls on Sessions to Resign
Feb. 15, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Jeff Sessions - Regarding Investigation Trump Official's Collusion With Russia and Apparent White House Cover-up
Jan. 24, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Explain Yourself To The American People
Jan. 20, 2017 Merkley Statement on Presidential Inauguration
Jan. 17, 2017 Letter to Chairman Lamar Alexander and Ranking Member Patty Murray - Calliing Attention to DeVos' Stonewalling of Information on Campaign Finance Violations
Jan. 6, 2017 Letter to Betsy DeVos, Secretary-Designate, U.S. Dept. of Education - Failure to Pay $5.3 Million Fine Owed for Breaking Ohio Election Laws
Nov. 17, 2016 President-Elect Trump
Nov. 9, 2016 Merkley Statement on Presidential Election Results
Nov. 4, 2016 The Washington Post - Legal Team Seeking to Undo Super Pacs Files Suit to Push Fec to Act
Sept. 28, 2016 Merkley Statement on Continuing Resolution Vote
Sept. 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Reject Efforts to Block Corporate Political Spending Disclosure
Sept. 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, US Senate - Reject Efforts to Block Corporate Political Spending Disclosure
July 14, 2016 Backed By Coalition of Voting Rights Advocates, Wyden, Merkley, Blumenauer, Cicilline Introduce National Vote-By-Mail Bill
July 14, 2016 ICYMI: Congressman Lieu Files FEC Complaint Against Super PAC Spending In Elections
Feb. 3, 2016 Udall, Gillibrand, Whitehouse, Merkley, Warner, Heinrich Unveil Bill to Take Partisanship Out of Congressional Redistricting, Restore Choice to Voters
Jan. 7, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Concerning Campaign Contributions
Dec. 22, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC Action on Corporate Political Spending Disclosure
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to SEC Commissioner Nominees - Opinions on Citizens United v. FEC
Aug. 31, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - Transparency in Political Spending by Public Companies
June 23, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Order Requiring Disclosure of Political Spending by Government Contractors
Sept. 9, 2014 ISIS
Sept. 9, 2014 Merkley Pushes for Amendment to Undo Citizens United, Restore Democracy in America
Sept. 9, 2014 The Bend Bulletin
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Free and Open Internet
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Disclosure of Corporate Political Spending Should be Part of 2014 Agenda
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, State Department - Free and Fair Elections in Honduras
July 16, 2012 Disclose Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 16, 2012 Merkley, Colleagues to Hold "Midnight Vigil" on DISCLOSE Act
July 16, 2012 Senate Democrats to Hold "Midnight Vigil" on DISCLOSE Act
July 12, 2012 Senators Announce Upcoming Senate Action on the DISCLOSE Act
May 23, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
April 27, 2012 Senators Applaud New FCC Rule to Make Political Advertising More Transparent
March 21, 2012 Merkley, Senate Colleagues Announce New Legislation to Shine Light on Anonymous Super PAC Spending
March 13, 2012 Senate Democrats from Working Group to Craft New Response to Rise of Super PACS and Unlimited Spending by Outside Groups
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
Feb. 21, 2012 Letter to Caroline C. Hunter, Chairman of FEC
Jan. 26, 2012 Citizens United Anniversary
Jan. 20, 2012 Merkley Statement on Second Anniversary of Citizens United
Jan. 19, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Schapiro, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Nov. 1, 2011 Senators Introduce Constitutional Amendment to Clean Up Campaign Finance System
June 29, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States and The Honorable Mary L. Schapiro, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission
Sept. 23, 2010 Merkley: Democracy has No Place for Secret Contributions from Corporations and Foreign Interests
Sept. 22, 2010 The Disc
Sept. 22, 2010 The Disc
July 27, 2010 Disclose Act
July 27, 2010 Merkley: Rejection of DISCLOSE Act is an Assault on Democracy
May 4, 2010 Senators Introduce Legislation To Expand Vote By Mail, Save Money and Increase Voter Participation
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