During the April Work Period, Senator Merkley took a Made in Oregon Tour, visiting manufacturing facilities all across Oregon to find out what is and what is not working for Oregon business. To find out more about his made in Oregon, click here
Senator Jeff Merkley held four town hall meetings in Coos, Curry, Benton and Linn Counties where he met with local residents and answered their questions about issues affecting their communities.
Senator Jeff Merkley held four town hall meetings in Lincoln, Tillamook, Clatsop and Columbia Counties. He visited the towns of Depoe Bay, Garibaldi, Warrenton and St. Helens and met with local residents to answer questions about issues affecting their friends, families, and neighbors.
Senator Jeff Merkley kicked off his first town hall meetings of 2011 in Portland, Woodburn, Yamhill, Sandy, and Banks, Oregon. He listened to the concerns of local residents about issues affecting their communities and updated them on his work in Washington, D.C.
Senator Jeff Merkley completed his 36th townhall of the year this summer and visited with fellow Oregonians and business owners across Oregon.
Senator Jeff Merkley recently traveled home to hold town hall meetings in Clackamas, Lake, Harney, Malheur, Sherman and Wasco Counties. He met with local residents and discussed issues ranging from clean energy legislation to how the health care reform bill will benefit Oregon families and businesses.
Senator Merkley recently traveled to Oregon and held three town hall meetings in Clatsop, Lincoln and Tillamook Counties. He also celebrated the opening of the Habitat for Humanity ReStore and participated in SOLV's Annual Beach Clean-Up.
Senator Merkley traveled to Oregon in February to host town halls in Klamath, Hood River and Washington Counties.
Senator Merkley learned about Oregon companies developing innovative clean energy technologies during a recent tour beginning in Ashland and continuing through Portland, Oregon.
Senator Merkley kicks off his 2010 Oregon Town Hall tour visiting seven counties in Southern Oregon and up through the Willamette Valley.
Senator Merkley joined Senate Banking Committee Chair Senator Dodd and his fellow colleagues on the Senate Banking Committee, to introduce comprehensive financial reform and restore fair rules of the road for consumers.
Senator Chris Dodd, chair of the Senate Banking Committee, joined Senator Merkley to discuss the importance of strengthening consumer financial protections. Senators Merkley and Dodd led a roundtable discussion with consumer advocates and victims of abusive lending practices in Portland, Oregon.
Senator Merkley, joined by Senators Kerry and Boxer, along with fellow members of the Environment & Public Works Committee, introduced legislation to strengthen America’s position as a leader in the creation of clean energy jobs and the reduction of global warming pollution.
Senator Merkley attended the dedication ceremony of the Wheat Field Wind Farm in Arlington, Oregon. The 97-megawatt Wheat Field Wind Farm consists of 46 turbines and produces enough clean energy to power nearly 30,000 homes every year.