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Merkley, Brown Introduce Legislation Banning LNG Exports to China

Legislation would also ban exports to Russia, Iran, and North Korea Washington, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Ohio’s U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown introduced the Protecting American Households from Rising Energy Costs Act, legislation that would lower prices for American households by banning the export of crude

Merkley, Wyden: $15 Million to Improve Water Systems in Aumsville 

Senators announce $6 million federal grant, $9 million federal loan to build new wastewater treatment facility in the city  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced the City of Aumsville will be receiving a $6 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s

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

Update: Oregon Delegation Announces Over $7 Million for Federal Fishery Disaster Declaration  

 The federal funding will help ocean commercial fishermen in Oregon recover from significant economic losses in 2018, 2019, and 2020 from declining salmon populations.  Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, with U.S. Senator Ron Wyden and U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Val Hoyle (OR-04), Andrea Salinas (OR-06), and Lori Chavez-DeRemer

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