Merkley: A Progressive Agenda to Create New Opportunities

On Tuesday, May 12, Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley joined New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and progressive leaders from around the country by the steps of the U.S. Capitol to lay out a bold new progressive agenda to create opportunity and rising wages for ordinary Americans. The agenda directly takes on the financial squeeze today’s working families face by raising wages, lowering the cost of child care and higher education, and pursuing tax fairness that will put more money in the pockets of working families while ensuring that the wealthiest pay their fair share. Read more here: