Federal investments included in fiscal year 2024 Senate funding bill champion affordable health care, mental health resources, and expanded education options across the state. Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced he is working to deliver major investments to expand
MERKLEY, LUMMIS INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO INCREASE ACCESS TO CARE FROM NURSES, MAINTAIN PATIENT CHOICE
Thursday, July 20, 2023 Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Wyoming’s U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis teamed up to introduce the Improving Care and Access to Nurses (I CAN) Act, bipartisan legislation that would remove federal barriers to practice in federal health programs for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs).
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Louisiana’s U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. joined forces with U.S. Representatives Ashley Hinson (R-IA-02) and Alma Adams (D-NC-12) to announce the introduction of the bipartisan, bicameral Maternal and Child Health Stillbirth Prevention Act of 2023. One out of 175 U.S.
Thursday, June 22, 2023 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley successfully passed an amendment to the FY 2024 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act to protect veterans’ ability to discuss with VA physicians the use of medical cannabis in states where it is legal. “Veterans
MERKLEY, WELCH, DINGELL CRACK DOWN ON PHARMACEUTICAL GREED, INTRODUCE BILL TO END PRESCRIPTION DRUGS PRICE GOUGING
Bicameral legislation would help ensure Americans can get the medicines they need—provides roadmap to make sure Americans aren’t charged more than patients in other developed countries for the same drugs Tuesday, June 20, 2023 Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Vermont’s U.S. Senator Peter Welch teamed up
WYDEN, MERKLEY, COLLEAGUES REINTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO CODIFY RIGHT TO CONTRACEPTION, SAFEGUARD 60 YEARS OF SETTLED PRECEDENT
Friday, June 16, 2023 Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said today they and colleagues have reintroduced legislation that would codify and strengthen the right to contraception in Oregon and nationwide. “Right-wing extremists have made their agenda painfully clear: they will not rest until they have control