Press Releases

Wyden, Merkley: Five Oregon Airports Secure Total Federal Aid of $1.45 Million

Lake County, Scappoose, Bend Municipal, Albany Municipal and Columbia Gorge Regional/The Dalles Municipal airports earn federal grants Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced that airports in Lake, Columbia, Deschutes, Linn and Wasco counties have secured a total of more than $1.4 million in federal grants for construction,

Merkley and Wyden Announce Big Investments Secured for Oregon Families and Rural Communities in Final 2024 Funding Package

Federal funding included in the second FY24 minibus appropriations package champions investments across the state in affordable health care, manufacturing, enhanced emergency response coordination, and more. Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden today announced major investments for Oregon to expand access toaffordable, quality health care and

Wyden, Merkley, Colleagues Celebrate 14 Years Since Passage of the Affordable Care Act

Oregon senators contrast the record enrollment and success of ACA with Senate Republicans’ disastrous attempts to repeal the landmark law Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today joined Senate Democrats in celebrating the upcoming 14th anniversary this Saturday of the Affordable Care Act’s passage.  Senate Democrats are touting

Wyden, Merkley Announce $1.29 Million Federal Investment in Bend Municipal Airport

Washington D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced a federal investment of $1.29 million for Bend Municipal Airport toward construction of a new air traffic control tower.    “Bend Municipal Airport is an important part of Central Oregon’s robust, local economy,” Wyden said. “It’s a gateway to expansion for small