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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 16, 2017 Grassley, Bipartisan Group of Senators Reintroduce Legislation to Address Military Sexual Assault
Aug. 8, 2017 Merkley, Oregonians Rally to Support Transgender Military Members, Veterans
July 28, 2017 Letter to the Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - Senators Urge Secretary Mattis not to Implement Transgender Ban
July 26, 2017 Merkley Decries Trump Transgender Ban
Feb. 22, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Rex Tillerson - Leaders Seek Accountability for War Crimes in Syria
Oct. 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Restore Guard Bonuses
Dec. 16, 2015 Senators Introduce Legislation to Honor Amb. Christopher Stevens, Glen A. Doherty, Tyrone Woods and Sean Smith - Heroes Killed in Libyan Consulate Attack
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Servicemembers Deserve Protection from Financial Ruin During Deployment
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Improve Efforts to Safeguard Credit of Military Consumers
Feb. 11, 2015 Two Casey Bills to Aid Military Families Clear Critical Senate Committee
Nov. 25, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Protect Military Families from Abusive Financial Practices
July 28, 2014 Bipartisan Merkley Bill Included in Veterans Compromise
July 18, 2014 Human Rights Campaign Endorses Jeff Merkley
May 27, 2014 Merkley Calls for Congressional Vote on Afghanistan Troop Proposal
Feb. 10, 2014 Merkley Votes to Remove Military Retiree Cuts
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Honoring Our Veterans
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Foreign Policy and National Security
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
Dec. 18, 2013 Merkley Cosponsors Plan to Replace Military Retiree Pension Changes in Budget Agreement
Dec. 16, 2013 Merkley Statement on Murray-Ryan Budget Compromise
July 24, 2013 Smarter Solutions for Students Act
May 23, 2013 In Advance of Memorial Day, Heller, Merkley Introduce Bill to Expand Education Benefits to Spouses of Fallen Heroes
March 21, 2013 Letter to President Obama - End the War in Afghanistan
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Sept. 28, 2012 Letter to Jessica Wright, Assistant Secretary of Defense - Support for the National Guard and Reserve Outreach and Reintegration Programs
July 24, 2012 Schrader, Wyden, Merkley, DeFazio, Blumenauer, Walden, Bonamici Sign Letter Expressing Concern to Proposed Changes In National Guard Pay and Benefits
Feb. 6, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 1, 2011 Defense Authorization
Nov. 17, 2011 Bipartisan Amendment Calls for Accelerated Handover in Afghanistan
Oct. 26, 2011 East Oregonian - World Issues Touch Home for Senator Merkley
July 20, 2011 Letter to Mr. H. Cronin Byrd, Inspector General of the National Guard Bureau Arlington Hall Station - Oregon Congressional Delegation Requests Investigation into Broken National Guard Bonus Contracts
July 20, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
July 19, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
July 19, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of the US Department of Defense - Manchin Joins Colleagues to Urge Defense Department to Address Failing Infrastructure at Military Schools
June 17, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
May 11, 2011 Durbin, Reid, Menendez, 30 Others Introduce the DREAM Act
March 4, 2011 Merkley Joins Effort to Protect Servicemembers From Falling Victim to Mortgage Abuses
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Foreign Policy and National Security
Dec. 9, 2010 Merkley: Deeply Disappointed in Senate Failure to Repeal Discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Oct. 12, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General
Sept. 17, 2010 Wyden, Merkley Urge Servicemembers To Collect Stop Loss Pay Before Deadline
March 4, 2010 Senators Introduce Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Jan. 13, 2010 Merkley Presents Purple Heart to Grants Pass Man
Dec. 1, 2009 Merkley Statement on President Obama's Address on Afghanistan
Nov. 10, 2009 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Oct. 9, 2009 Merkley Joins Effort to Assist Soldiers Stationed Overseas with Homeownership
July 21, 2009 Merkley Statement On F-22 Program Funding
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