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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
July 20, 2017 Merkley Announces Key Oregon Wins in Senate Agriculture Appropriations Bill
July 7, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of US Department of Justice - Hemp Industry Access to Financial Services
June 9, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of the Department of Commerce- Disaster Aid for Oregon and California Fisheries
June 9, 2017 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Designates Hemp History Week
May 30, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Concerns over Cuts to Rural Development
March 16, 2017 Merkley Statement on USDA Budget Cuts
Feb. 17, 2017 Merkley, Wyden win Disaster Aid for Malheur County, Eastern Oregon
Jan. 26, 2017 Letter to Michael Young, Acting Secretary of US Department of Agriculture - Disaster Aid for Malheur County
Jan. 19, 2017 Wyden, Merkley Urge Feds to Reconsider Deregulating Genetically Engineered Plant
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
Nov. 5, 2016 KAJO - Senators Merkley and Wyden Announce Agriculture Grants for Local Businesses
Oct. 27, 2016 Merkley, Wyden Announce $1.9 Million in Grants To Boost Oregon's Small Agricultural Businesses
Oct. 27, 2016 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Louis J. Milione, Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency, and Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Call to Address Provisions of the "Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp"
Sept. 28, 2016 GAO Releases Reports Requested by Whitehouse, Merkley, Menendez on Climate Change & Oceans
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 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers
July 7, 2016 Merkley Statement on Passage of Anti-Consumer GMO Labeling
July 7, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
July 7, 2016 Schatz, Blumenthal, Wyden, Merkley, Booker Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Reduce Food Waste
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 30, 2016 Wyden, Merkley Join Effort to Reduce Food Waste
June 28, 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016--Conference Report
June 9, 2016 Wyden, Merkley Introduce Mineral Withdrawal Bill
May 25, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017--Motion to Proceed
May 19, 2016 Merkley Prioritizes Rural Economic Opportunities In Agriculture Spending Bill
May 17, 2016 FY17 Agriculture Subcommittee Markup Bill Summary
March 16, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
March 15, 2016 Genetically Modified Food Labeling Bill
March 15, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
March 14, 2016 Genetically Modified Food
March 10, 2016 Genetically Modified Food
March 2, 2016 Merkley, Leahy, Tester, Feinstein Introduce GMO Food Labeling Legislation
March 2, 2016 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 20, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Vilsack, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture - Stand Up for GMO-Free Alfalfa Farmers Exporting To China
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
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to 25 Candy, Cereal, Food and Drink Companies - Liquid-Nicotine Retailers Using Trademarked Brand Names
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp
Nov. 19, 2015 Merkley Responds to Fda Approval of Genetically-Modified Salmon
Oct. 27, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Invest in Research to Support Wisconsin Farmers
Oct. 21, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office od Budget and Management - E-cigarettte Regulations
Sept. 22, 2015 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015--Continued
Sept. 10, 2015 Senator Merkley Announces Usda Grant to Spur Local Crowdfunding Investment in Eastern Oregon Small Businesses
Aug. 10, 2015 Letter to Katy Coba, Oregon Department of Agriculture and Daniel J. Arp, Oregon State University - Hemp Research
July 17, 2015 Merkley Delivers Wins for Oregon Farmers in Appropriations Bill
July 16, 2015 FY16 Agriculture Full Committee Markup Bill Summary
July 16, 2015 FY16 Agriculture Full Committee Markup Bill Summary
June 23, 2015 "These Unacceptable Delays Must Come to an End: " Senators Press Administration to Finally Finish Rule that would Regulate E-Cigarettes, Other Tobacco
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