Merkley: Utterly Reckless that Speaker McCarthy and Republicans are Steering Us Towards Disaster, Government Shutdown
Washington, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley – a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee – issued the following statement as Congress faces a potential October 1 government shutdown due to a lapse in funding: “It’s utterly reckless that Speaker McCarthy is steering us towards disaster because he’s afraid
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.
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,
Legislation Will Help Protect the Safety and Health of Workers Exposed to Dangerous Heat Conditions in at the Workplace Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden joined their colleagues to introduce legislation to ensure the safety and health of workers in Oregon and across the nation
Thursday, July 20, 2023 Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden joined Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) to encourage International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Sean O’Brien and United Parcel Service (UPS) Chief Executive Officer Carol Tomé to work in good faith to
Friday, July 7, 2023 Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced today that the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Program (OMEP) was awarded $2,217,708 to provide public-private partnerships to small- and medium-sized manufacturers in Oregon. The funding comes from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).