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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr

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06/03/2020 Leahy Unveils Legislation To Defend Power Of The Purse
06/03/2020 Letter to the Hon. Mark Esper, Secretary of Defense, and General Mark A. Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Murphy, Blumenthal Urge Defense Department to Refrain from Using U.S. Military to Suppress Nationwide Protests
06/03/2020 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of the Dept. of Education - Murray, Democratic Senators Urge DeVos to Rescind Harmful Title IX Rule and Focus on Student Safety
06/03/2020 Executive Session
05/29/2020 Letter to Dr. Robert Redfield, Director for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention - Reed Seeks to Boost Child Immunization Rates
05/28/2020 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of the Dept. of Education - Brown, Warren, Merkley, Colleagues Demand Education Department Hold Student Loan Servicer Great Lakes Accountable for CARES Act Blunder That Likely Lowered Credit Scores for Millions of Borrowers
05/28/2020 Letter to President Donald Trump, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter Gaynor - Congressman Gonzalez Joins Bipartisan, Bicameral Group Calling on Administration to Ensure National Guard Servicemembers on COVID-19 Front Lines Receive Benefits Earned
05/28/2020 Letter to His Excellency Sven Jürgenson, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to the United Nations, and His Excellency Nicolas de Rivière, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations - Risch, Menendez, Gardner, Markey, Rubio, Cardin, Merkley Call on UNSC Leadership To Hold an Immediate Meeting on Hong Kong
05/28/2020 Letter to Seema Verma, Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Dr. Robert Redfield, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Reed Leads Colleagues in Calling for Coordinated Guidance from CDC & CMS on Protecting Seniors and Safely Reopening Long-Term Care Facilities to Visitors
05/28/2020 Letter to the Hon. Stephen Hahn, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Murray, Democrats Press FDA for Transparency When Delayed Tobacco Application Deadline Finally Takes Effect
05/27/2020 Merkley Statement on State Department Determination that Hong Kong is No Longer Autonomous
05/26/2020 Letter to Caren Harp, Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - Wyden, Harris, Colleagues Press Trump Administration on the Health and Safety of Youth in Juvenile Detention During COVID-19
05/26/2020 Letter to the Hon. Neil Chatterjee, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Senators Hassan, Heinrich, Whitehouse Lead Colleagues in Calling on FERC to Reject Petition Aimed at Upending States' Net Metering Programs
05/26/2020 Letter to Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Merkley, Wyden, Colleagues Denounce HHS Proposal to Permit More Discrimination in Health Care, Weaken Protections
05/22/2020 Letter to President Donald Trump, Mark Esper, Secretary of Defense, and Peter Gaynor, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Leahy Is Part Of A Group Of Bipartisan Lawmakers Calling On Administration To Ensure Benefits To Guard Members Earned On COVID-19 Front Lines
05/22/2020 Merkley Statement on China's Alarming New Hong Kong Security Law
05/22/2020 Letter to the Hon. Jovita Carranza, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, and the Hon. Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury - Wyden, Merkley Call on Trump Administration To Stop Targeting Critical Health Care Providers Based On Political Ideology
05/22/2020 Merkley, Wyden Announce $5 Million for Oregon's Rural Health Clinics To Increase Coronavirus Testing
05/21/2020 Merkley, Wyden Announce Nearly $185 Million in Funding for TriMet
05/21/2020 Letter to Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, and Benjamin Gantz, Minister of Defense - 18 Senate Democrats, Led by Murphy, Kaine, & Van Hollen, Caution Israel Against Unilateral Annexation of West Bank Territory
05/21/2020 Letter to Caryn Seidman Becker, Chairman & CEO of CLEAR - Merkley, Booker Press Biometric Identificiation Company to Ensure Americans' Privacy is Protected Amid Coronavirus
05/21/2020 Letter to Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury - Romney, Colleagues Urge Mnuchin to Counter China's International Predatory Economic Behavior
05/21/2020 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, and the Hon. Charles Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - Cornyn, Carper Lead Letter Urging Support for Independent Music Venues During Pandemic
05/21/2020 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Wheeler, Admin. of the Environmental Protection Agency - Carper, EPW Democrats Ask EPA to Share its Plan to Address PFAS Contamination at Superfund Sites
05/21/2020 SFRC Approves Risch, Menendez Resolution Lauding State Department Professionals for Their Efforts to Bring Home Americans Stranded Abroad During Pandemic

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