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Merkley Holds Hearing on Economic Challenges Facing Young Workers and Recent Grads

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Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley, the Chair of the Senate Banking Committee's Subcommittee on Economic Policy, held a hearing on June 24, 2014, on the economic challenges facing young workers and recent high school and college graduates. The hearing, titled "Dreams Deferred: Young Workers & Recent Grads in U.S. Economy," focused on key areas of concern for young people entering the workplace, such as unemployment, underemployment, and student debt.

Merkley: Let's Lower the Burden of Student Debt

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Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley addressed the Senate on June 4, 2014, on making college more affordable and solving the crisis of ballooning student debt.

Merkley: Washington Must Focus on Manufacturing

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Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley says its time for Washington to focus on manufacturing and help to create living wage jobs.

Senator Merkley Speaks Out Against "Chained CPI"

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In an interview with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, Oregon's Senator voiced his disagreement with the President's proposal to use a new cost of living adjustment that will cut benefits for seniors on Social Security.

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