Press Releases

Wyden, Merkley, Hoyle Announce $5.5 Million to OSU for Marine Energy Research

Federal funds for OSU part of $14.7 million overall for Pacific Marine Energy Center consortium Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley with U.S. Representative Val Hoyle today announced that Oregon State University will receive $5.5 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support its Pacific Marine Energy Center operations in Corvallis. 

Merkley to Hold Yamhill County Town Hall

Portland – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley will hold a town hall in McMinnville on Sunday, March 15.   He will update constituents on his work in Washington, DC and answer their questions about the challenges facing Oregon and America.   “Advocating for Oregonians is my number one responsibility,” Merkley said.

Merkley: Employee Free Choice Act Critical to Strengthening Middle Class

Washington, DC – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley today co-sponsored legislation to make it easier for workers to bargain collectively at their jobs.  The Employee Free Choice Act would streamline the process for forming a union and empower workers.   “When workers are able to band together to improve their workplaces

Merkley Joins Effort to Reinstate Rights to Patients

Washington, D.C. Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley has co-sponsored legislation to ensure the safety of medical equipment for patients and help protect consumers.  The Medical Device Safety Act will reinstate the right of patients to seek compensation for injuries sustained by faulty health care equipment. “When it comes to our patients,