Press Releases

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, Wyden: $3.5 Million to Improve Water Systems in Prineville and Willamina

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced two community-initiated projects (CIP) Merkley and Wyden championed will be receiving federal investments from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to upgrade water infrastructure. Funding for these projects in Prineville and Willamina was secured in the Fiscal

Merkley Applauds Biden Administration Action on His Wildfire Smoke Preparedness Program

Washington, D.C. – In light of the U.S. Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement to invest nearly $11 million dollars in community wildfire smoke preparedness programs, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley applauded the Biden administration’s action to follow through with federal support for the Wildfire Smoke Preparedness in Community Buildings program,