Author: Kate Bellino

Merkley, Levin: Transition America to Zero-Emission Vehicles 

Washington, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Representative Mike Levin (D-CA-49) led colleagues in a bicameral introduction of the Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV) Act. This legislation would position the United States to lead the world both in vehicle innovation and combating climate chaos. “Electric vehicles mean cleaner air

Merkley, Brown Introduce Legislation Banning LNG Exports to China

Legislation would also ban exports to Russia, Iran, and North Korea Washington, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Ohio’s U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown introduced the Protecting American Households from Rising Energy Costs Act, legislation that would lower prices for American households by banning the export of crude

Merkley Announces In-Person Town Halls for Douglas, Jackson, and Josephine Counties

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley announced today town halls will be held in Douglas County on Saturday, March 2 and Jackson and Josephine counties on Sunday, March 3. The three events will kick start Merkley’s 2024 town hall tour of Oregon, where he will hold community conversations for each of the state’s

Merkley, Wyden Announce Over $4 Million Coming to Oregon for Ecosystem Restoration

Major investments coming to Oregon from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced a total of $4.4 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will be coming to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Oregon Office to support eight ecosystem restoration projects

Merkley Files Two Amendments to National Security Supplemental Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley – a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee – unveiled two amendments he has introduced to the national security supplemental funding package being considered by the Senate this week. The amendments address two important issues related to Gaza and the

Merkley, Colleagues Push to Increase Nursing Education and Workforce Support 

Washington, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, along with U.S. Senators Peter Welch (D-VT), Tina Smith (D-MN), Angus King (I-ME), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and Alex Padilla (D-CA), introduced the bicameral Future Advancement of Academic Nursing (FAAN)