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Helping Michael Navigate Red Tape

Jeff is committed to helping Oregonians get the federal help they need, and understands the challenges of navigating bureaucratic red tape. That’s why Jeff’s team was eager to help Michael, a constituent who reached out for help after facing issues receiving his Social Security benefits and had his Medicare coverage

Timothy Vollmer

Throughout the pandemic, Jeff has spoken with workers, business owners, and families about how the coronavirus crisis has made so many existing economic hardships even more difficult to weather—and has remained fully committed to doing everything possible to help Oregonians get the federal relief they need to stay afloat. That’s

Emergency Fire Recovery Grant

Jeff believes that good-paying, reliable jobs should be in reach for every Oregonian, and that our communities deserve to receive the resources they need to rebuild after a devastating wildfire. That is why Jeff’s team pushed to overcome obstacles and get full grant funding to get Oregon’s workers and their

Galina Babitskaya

Jeff knows that there is nothing more American than moving to seek a better life for oneself and one’s family. He believes that no matter who we are or where we come from, we all want to live and work in vibrant, caring communities. So Jeff’s team was eager to

Tongue Point Jobs Corps Center

Jeff recognizes the important role workforce training programs play in communities and those they serve. That’s why it’s a priority for Jeff and his team to support these organizations as they navigate red tape from federal agencies, and to protect their workers from devastating closures. After a Department of Labor proposal

Klamath Basin Restoration Projects

Jeff understands that Klamath Basin water issues are complex, and require a comprehensive, all-hands-on-deck approach. That’s why he has worked with the Klamath community to help work toward short- and long-term solutions to water resource challenges. Klamath Basin restoration projects have now begun after Jeff secured $11.6 million in federal

Connie Kay

Jeff knows that America’s health care system is complex and can be stressful, and so always works to lend a helping hand to resolve such issues. Oregonian Connie Kay received a Medicare bill for nearly $2,000 after requiring medical treatment following an accident. She was certain that she did not

Sarah Moehrke

Jeff has long said that health care is a right, and not a privilege. He works to bring the best possible coverage to all Oregonians, and help people like Sarah Moehrke, an AmeriCorps volunteer in Florence, overcome the many obstacles along the way. Sarah and six of her colleagues were

Supporting Education

Jeff is committed to making education in Oregon a priority, and to helping communities around Oregon realize their education goals. In February of 2019, the Southwest Oregon Community College (SWOCC) contacted Jeff for help with their efforts to begin construction of a new Health and Science Technology Building. SWOCC’s President, Dr.

Standing Up for Oregon Farmers

Jeff understands that climate change has a great impact on Oregon farmers. This is especially the case for areas of Eastern Oregon, which have been exceedingly dry in recent years. That is why Jeff, as ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Agriculture, pushed for funding for the Resilient