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Merkley Questions OMB Director about President Biden’s Proposed Budget

Senator Merkley questioned Office of Management and the Budget (OMB) Director Shalanda Young about the impact of President Biden’s budget proposal on working families in Oregon and across the country during a Senate Budget Committee hearing on March 12, 2024. Watch the full hearing: https://www.budget.senate.gov/hearings/the-presidents-fiscal-year-2025-budget-proposal

Senator Merkley Presses Army Corps on Key Oregon Water Projects

Senator Jeff Merkley got confirmation from the Army Corps of Engineers that the Corps will expedite work on key Oregon projects, including Cole Rivers Hatchery Restoration, during a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on February 28, 2024. Watch the full Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing here:

Senator Merkley on the Danger of Nanoplastics and Microplastics in Water

Senator Jeff Merkley, Chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Chemical Safety, Waste Management, Environmental Justice, and Regulatory Oversight and Senator Alex Padilla, Chair of the EPW Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife, led a joint hearing titled “Understanding the Presence of Microplastics in Water” on February

Merkley Calls on President Biden to Launch “Operation Gaza Rescue”

Senator Jeff Merkley spoke out on the floor of the U.S. Senate, urging President Biden to launch Operation Gaza Rescue—bold, direct action from the United States to stop the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza.   Read Senator Merkley’s op-ed in the Oregonian: https://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/2024/01/merkley-gaza-needs-a-massive-increase-in-humanitarian-aid-immediately-opinion.html Read more about Senator Merkley’s visit to the

Merkley Speaks Out Against Hedge Fund Involvement in Housing Market, Highlights Housing Crisis

Senator Merkley spoke about housing affordability and the grip of hedge funds on our housing market during a Senate Budget Committee hearing titled “A Blueprint for Prosperity: Expanding Housing Affordability” on January 31, 2024. Read more about the End Hedge Fund Control of American Homes Act: https://www.merkley.senate.gov/merkley-smith-lead-bicameral-action-to-ban-hedge-fund-ownership-of-residential-housing/

Merkley Calls for Ceasefire and Massive Increase in Humanitarian Aid for Gaza on U.S. Senate Floor

Senator Merkley spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate about the need for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war and a massive influx of humanitarian aid into Gaza.   Read Senator Merkley’s op-ed in the Oregonian: https://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/2024/01/merkley-gaza-needs-a-massive-increase-in-humanitarian-aid-immediately-opinion.html   Read more about Senator Merkley’s visit to the Rafah Crossing, Egypt,

My Visit to the Rafah Crossing and the Urgent Need to get Humanitarian Aid into Gaza

This weekend marked 100 days in the Israel-Hamas war. I recently visited the Rafah Crossing and saw first-hand the badly broken system preventing life-saving aid from reaching Palestinians in Gaza. I’ve called for a ceasefire, which is critical to stopping this humanitarian catastrophe. Read my op-ed in the Oregonian: https://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/2024/01/merkley-gaza-needs-a-massive-increase-in-humanitarian-aid-immediately-opinion.html

23 logros en 2023

As 2023 wraps up, I’m reflecting on the progress we’ve made for folks across our country—and the work still to do to take on the powerful and deliver for the people. Let’s build on that progress in 2024!

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