Day: May 29, 2019

Harney County Town Hall

Senator Merkley will update constituents on his work in Washington, D.C., answer their questions and invite their suggestions about how to tackle the challenges facing Oregon and America. Lincoln Auditorium 550 N. Court Ave. Burns, OR 97720

Merkley Introduces Bill to Reduce Severity of Wildfires, Protect Communities

BEND, OR – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, joined by local leaders in the effort to manage wildfires in Central Oregon, today announced introduction of the Wildfire-Resilient Communities Act, a bill that would reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires, and the smoke and economic losses that they cause. “Folks here

Merkley Presses Authorities to Crack Down On Fraudulent Social Security Robocalls

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley today demanded that the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) take necessary steps to protect American families from fraudulent Social Security-related robocall schemes that are victimizing tens of thousands of consumers. For years, robocallers have swindled millions of dollars from

Sen. Merkley Demands Government Agencies Take Action On Robocalls

Oregon’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley Wednesday urged the Social Security Administration and Federal Trade Commission to share what actions they’re taking to crack down on fraudulent scam calls — specifically the ones impersonating federal agencies.  “These unsolicited robocalls are not just an inconvenience to consumers, they are targeted attacks intended