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Merkley, Senators Urge VA to Expand Access to Medical Cannabis for America’s Veterans

Senators’ letter follows DEA’s recommended rescheduling of cannabis from earlier this year Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley today led his colleagues—including Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), John Fetterman (D-PA), Peter Welch (D-VT), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Tina Smith (D-MN), and Jacky Rosen (D-NV)—in

Merkley, Hoyle lead Oregon Delegation, Governor Kotek in Announcing a Secured Five-Year Commitment to State’s Western Wildfire Response 

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and U.S. Representative Val Hoyle—along with U.S. Senator Ron Wyden and U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici, Andrea Salinas, and Lori Chavez-DeRemer—and Oregon Governor Tina Kotek announce today the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF), and Forest Protective

Rep. Stansbury, Sen. Merkley Lead Letter To FEMA Urging Critical Policy Changes

Reps. Blumenauer, Garcia, and Neguse co-lead letter on extreme heat, wildfire smoke effects WASHINGTON – Rep. Melanie Stansbury (NM-01) led a bicameral letter with Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to use all available resources to respond to the threats of extreme heat and wildfire smoke facing

Merkley: Supreme Court Turning into the Ultimate, Unelected Legislature

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley today issued the following statement after the Supreme Court’s decision in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo and Relentless, Inc. v. Dept. of Commerce: “This is a naked power grab by the corrupt MAGA Supreme Court. Their decision replaces reasonable applications of congressional