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Merkley Announces In-Person Town Halls for Douglas, Jackson, and Josephine Counties

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley announced today town halls will be held in Douglas County on Saturday, March 2 and Jackson and Josephine counties on Sunday, March 3. The three events will kick start Merkley’s 2024 town hall tour of Oregon, where he will hold community conversations for each of the state’s

Merkley: We Must Not Abandon Ukraine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley issued the following statement after voting to begin debate on a national security supplemental funding bill: “Ukrainians are fighting and dying on the front lines to defend democracy. They need us now more than ever in the battle against Putin’s tyranny.

Merkley, Colleagues Push to Increase Nursing Education and Workforce Support 

Washington, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, along with U.S. Senators Peter Welch (D-VT), Tina Smith (D-MN), Angus King (I-ME), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and Alex Padilla (D-CA), introduced the bicameral Future Advancement of Academic Nursing (FAAN)

POSTPONED: Merkley Announces First In-Person Town Halls of 2024

Due to a series of unexpected votes, Senator Merkley must remain in Washington, D.C. and postpone his town halls that were scheduled for Linn and Benton counties on Tuesday, February 13 and Washington and Columbia counties on Wednesday, February 14. Senator Merkley looks forward to rescheduling the events soon to hear from community members in