Press Releases

During Pride Month, Wyden, Merkley Join Resolution Apologizing for Government Discrimination Against LGBTQ+ Civil Servants, Servicemembers

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said today they are co-sponsoring a Senate resolution that acknowledges and apologizes for the mistreatment of and discrimination against LGBTQ+ individuals who have served the nation in the uniformed services, as civil servants, or in the Foreign Service. “Even as millions celebrate Pride

Merkley, Murphy, Gomez, Beyer Lead Bicameral Action to Let Every American Choose Medicare

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, Connecticut’s U.S. Senator Christopher Murphy, U.S. Representative Jimmy Gomez (D-CA-34), and U.S. Representative Donald Beyer (D-VA-08) today led their Senate and House colleagues in introducing the Choose Medicare Act. This legislation opens up Medicare to all Americans with a new ‘Part E’

Wyden, Merkley Announce $345,000 for Klamath Falls Recycled Water Supply

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley this week announced that Klamath Falls will receive $345,000 in federal funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act to help conserve groundwater and increase supply of recycled potable water. “Rural communities in Oregon depend on water