Today, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) alongside Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Steve Daines (R-MT), Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ) and Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) introduced the bipartisan Secure and Fair Enforcement Regulation (SAFER) Banking Act.
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Senator had created the blueprint for using tax credits to incentivize good-paying and union jobs in renewable energy and EV expansion Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley released the following statement after the Biden administration released new guidelines to implement Inflation Reduction Act provisions that will boost the creation of high-quality,
Senators: “GTN Xpress is simply incompatible with the laws of the states of Oregon and Washington.” Washington, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) following up on previous requests to deny permits for TC Energy’s Gas
Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, June 27 at 9:45 am Eastern, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley will chair a subcommittee hearing to identify pathways to expand refill and reuse infrastructure in an effort to reduce single-use waste. This hearing is the next in a series of hearings Merkley is holding in the
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced Oregon will receive more than $4.3 million from the Department of the Interior to support future outdoor recreation and conservation projects. The Land and Water Conservation Fundsupports increased access to and protection for federal public lands and waters —
Senator Merkley details his experience with facial recognition at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Read more about Sen. Merkley’s recent experience when refusing to use facial recognition technology: https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2023/07/11/tsa-airport-security-facial-recognition/
We need bold action to break free from plastic pollution and protect our health, planet, and future.
On June 21, 2023, Senator Merkley announced the introduction of the Equality Act, bicameral legislation to ban discrimination against LGBTQ+ Americans. Learn more about the Equality Act: https://www.merkley.senate.gov/news/press-releases/as-states-across-the-country-strip-away-lgbtq-rights-merkley-baldwin-booker-takano-introduce-urgently-needed-protections-through-the-equality-act
I wanted to share my thoughts with you about why I’ll be voting no on the default bill. Simply put: it’s a disaster for our environment and attacks the foundational programs that families rely on to thrive. Read my full statement: https://www.merkley.senate.gov/news/press-releases/merkley-statement-i-cannot-in-good-conscience-vote-for-this-bill
Senator Merkley questioned White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Brenda Mallory about the Biden administration’s continued approval of dirty energy projects, despite claims to be moving toward a renewable energy future during a Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee Hearing.