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December 2021
Portland Local: Finishing The Earthquake Early Warning System
The Washington Post: Senate passes Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, in major step toward holding China accountable for repression in Xinjiang
The New York Times: Congress Passes Ban on Goods From China’s Xinjiang Region Over Forced Labor Concerns
Lake County Examiner: Merkley introduces bill to establish rural healthcare office
South China Morning Post: ‘A diplomatic boycott is not enough’: lawmakers press Olympics’ US sponsors
The Corvallis Advocate: $2.4 Million Grant to Fund Shelter for Wildfire Victims - The Corvallis Advocate
Common Dreams: Dems Mark Anniversary of 13th Amendment With Calls to 'Close the Slavery Loophole'
KQEN: Merkley Introduces Legislation Calling For Reduced Class Sizes
November 2021
Curry Coastal Pilot: Merkley Leads Push for FDA to Close Synthetic Nicotine Loophole Being Used to Target Teens
Biometric Update: Facial recognition deployments with lax regulation under scrutiny worldwide
Radio Free Asia: China’s persecution of Uyghurs is preview of wider surveillance scheme, lawmakers say
Fair Observer: Why Democratic Nations Must Boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics
Red Green and Blue : COP26: Markey-Merkley bill would block big banks from throwing money at more fossil fuel projects
The Stanford Daily: “Don’t be on the sidelines”: Sen. Jeff Merkley addresses threats to American democracy
Financial Regulation News: Bill seeks to curb fossil fuel projects
The World : Merkley announces key funding for nurses, educators in Appropriations Committee bill
October 2021
Tillamook Headlight Herald: Merkley secures funding for scientific research, public safety in appropriations committee bill
OPB: Senators Wyden, Merkley call for inspector general investigation of Oregon’s Chemawa Indian School
Yahoo! News: House passes bill expanding nursing mother workplace accommodation requirements
Axios: Paris Hilton lobbies for bill to regulate abusive youth facilities
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