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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Jan. 10, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Senators Murray, Cantwell, & Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Emergency Relief for West Coast Communities Affected by Fisheries Disasters
Dec. 20, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Tony Tooke, Chief of the U.S. Forest Service - Review Greater Sage-Grouse
Nov. 21, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Ryan Zinke, Secretary of US Department of the Interior - Elephant Trophy Decision
Oct. 30, 2017 Letter to Senator Mitch McConnell, Charles Schumer, Thad Cochran, and Patrick Leahy - Disaster Aid for Fisheries
Oct. 27, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior - Western Senators Urge Extension of Greater Sage-grouse Comment Period
Oct. 4, 2017 Letter to Chris Oliver, Assistant Administrator of NOAA Fisheries - Declare Fisheries Disaster
Aug. 4, 2017 Wyden, Merkley Secure Major Win for Oregon Crab Fisheries
July 28, 2017 Merkley Announces Key Oregon Wins in Senate Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Bill
July 13, 2017 Wyden, Merkley Introduce Bill to Protect Oregon Wildlands and Scenic Rivers, Supporting Rural Economies and Local Recreation Jobs
June 9, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of the Department of Commerce - Disaster Aid for Oregon and California Fisheries
May 24, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump, President of the United States - Pushing Administration to Restore Support for Salmon Recovery Fund
Feb. 13, 2017 Letter to Acting Deputy Secretary Young - Restore Animal Cruelty, Puppy Mill Records On USDA Website
Jan. 10, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary for the Army of Civil Works - Encouraging the Administration to Fund Operations and Maintenance Projects at Oregon's Small Ports
Jan. 9, 2017 Wyden, Merkley Pledge to Fight for More Funding to Restore Northwest Fisheries
Sept. 22, 2016 Wyden, Merkley Southwest Mineral Withdrawal Bill Takes Step Forward
Sept. 14, 2016 East Oregonian - Bill to Clean Columbia River Added to Water Package
Sept. 8, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Stronger Marine Mammal Animal Welfare Standards Washington
April 28, 2016 Merkley, Wyden Announce Job Creation Wins for Oregon in Water Resources Development Act Reauthorization
April 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Members of Congress Call on USDA to Protect Marine Mammals
Nov. 5, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning Appropriations Riders on the Endangered Species Act
Sept. 22, 2015 Merkley Statement On Federal Sage Grouse Decision
July 31, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Protection of Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
June 30, 2015 DeFazio, Huffman, Wyden, Merkley Praise Temporary Ban on Mining Projects in Southwest Oregon Watershed Protection Area Covered By Their Bills in House and Senate
Dec. 12, 2014 Merkley, Walden Deliver Crooked River Victory for Central Oregon
July 28, 2014 Merkley, Blumenauer Introduce Columbia River Restoration Act to Clean Up Columbia Basin
June 5, 2014 Merkley Announces Wins for Oregon Jobs as Two Appropriations Bills Pass Through Committee
Jan. 16, 2014 Merkley Ensures Coastal Priorities Addressed in Spending Bill
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Farm Bill Conferee - Include Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Language in 2013 Farm Bill
July 31, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Sullivan, Acting Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -
May 9, 2013 Merkley Introduces Bill to Protect Forest Jobs
March 13, 2013 Senators Introduce Capitol Construction Fund Reforms for Fishermen
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety
Sept. 22, 2012 Merkley Statement on Continuing Resolution
Sept. 19, 2012 Senators Merkley and Wyden Testify on Crooked River Legislation Before Senate Committee
Aug. 2, 2012 Senators Merkley and Wyden Introduce Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act
Aug. 1, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Under Secretary Lubchenco and Assistant Administrator Schwaab
Dec. 9, 2010 President Obama Signs Merkley "Crush Video" Bill Into Law
Nov. 22, 2010 Merkley's Bill to Ban Animal Torture Videos Heads to President's Desk for Signature
Sept. 29, 2010 Merkley's Bill to Ban Animal Torture Videos Passes Senate
Sept. 27, 2010 Senators Introduce Animal "Crush" Video Prohibition
Sept. 27, 2010 Senators Introduce Animal Crush Video Prohibition
June 15, 2010 Wyden, DeFazio, Merkley Introduce Chetco River Protection Bills in House and Senate
May 3, 2010 Merkley, Wyden Announce USDA Designation of Klamath County as Primary Natural Disaster Area
April 21, 2010 Merkley's Bill to Strengthen Protections for Migratory Birds Passes out of Committee
Jan. 28, 2010 Wyden, Merkley Land Swap Bill Will Preserve More Than 16,000 Acres as Wilderness
Nov. 18, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
July 16, 2009 Merkley Statement On Salazar Announcement On Western Oregon Plan Revision And The Spotted Owl Recovery Plan
June 29, 2009 Merkley: ARRA Is Creating Jobs In Eugene
May 8, 2009 Letter to Director Orszag, Secretary Locke and Administrator Lubchenco
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