Author: Emily Baker

Fish Support: More than $19.3M to aid Oregon fish passage

Saturday, August 26, 2023 Curry Coastal Pilot Six Oregon counties, including Lincoln and Tillamook, will receive a combined $19.3 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation for culverts to encourage fish passage and species conservation. Oregon U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have announced the funding. Wyden fought for

Merkley Statement on Anniversary of Rohingya Genocide

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley released the following statement on the sixth anniversary of the Rohingya Genocide:  “Today, we commemorate the sixth anniversary of the Burmese military’s horrific crimes against the Rohingya. I’ll never forget the painful stories from members of the Rohingya community when I traveled


Monday, August 21, 2023 KQEN U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley joins us during the August Recess to cover a number of issues of interest.  Listen HERE.

Merkley, Wyden join legislation to safeguard elections from partisan interference

Saturday, August 19, 2023 The World Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden joined colleagues to introduce the Preventing Election Subversion Act, legislation which would institute new safeguards to insulate state election administration from partisan pressure, and empower non-partisan local election officials. In 2022, state legislators across the country

$1M coming to Irrigon to support small businesses

Thursday, August 10, 2023 Hermiston Herald Oregon’s U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced Tuesday, Aug. 8, that the city of Irrigon has received $1 million from the federal Small Business Administration to build a business opportunity incubator. “Irrigon is very excited about this funding.?This grant brings opportunities for