Press Releases

Merkley, Wyden, Hoyle Urge VA to Build Roseburg Veterans’ Home

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, alongside U.S. Representative Val Hoyle (OR-04), urge the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to urgently prioritize the application and funding for the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs (ODVA) Roseburg Veterans’ Home project in Fiscal Year 2025. Currently, ODVA operates two high-quality,

Merkley: Obama Lays Out Clear Vision on Health Care Reform

WASHINGTON, DC – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley issued the following statement on President Obama’s national address on health care before a Joint Session of Congress: “President Obama took a critical step tonight in putting this conversation back where it belongs: on solutions to one of our biggest national challenges.  Instead

Wyden, Merkley Announce More Than $17 Million for Forest Health Projects

Washington, D.C. – Continuing efforts to create jobs for Oregonians, U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced today that Oregon will receive more than $17 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to protect forests on the South Coast and in Southern, Central and Eastern Oregon from wild

Merkley Touts Renewable Energy and Increased Access to Financial Services in Bend

Bend – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley toured Bend today, visiting a leading clean energy business and helping launch a program to increase rural Oregonians’ access to basic financial services. Merkley started his day by visiting Bend-based PV Powered, the largest U.S.-based manufacturer of solar power inverter technology. “PV Powered is