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 Announce Over $4 Million Coming to Oregon for Ecosystem Restoration

Major investments coming to Oregon from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced a total of $4.4 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will be coming to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Oregon Office to support eight ecosystem restoration projects

Merkley, Wyden Announce Over $15 Million Headed to Redmond and Portland Airports 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced a total of $15,214,286 in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds will be heading to the Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) and Portland International Airport (PDX). Today’s funding comes from Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) Airport Terminal Grants program. These federal grants

Merkley, Wyden: $72 Million Coming to the Klamath Basin to Boost Ecosystem Restoration and Support Collaboration that Drives Water Reliability Solutions 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that $72 million in new federal funding is headed to the Klamath Basin for critical ecosystem restoration projects and agricultural infrastructure modernization. Additionally, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced a historic agreement with the Klamath Tribes, Yurok Tribe, Karuk Tribe, and Klamath Water

Merkley: Netanyahu’s War Campaign Fails to Reflect American Values

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley issued the following statement after voting against the Senate’s national security supplemental funding bill: “I have supported getting the emergency supplemental bill to the floor where we could have a robust debate and amendment process on the different elements of the

Merkley Files Two Amendments to National Security Supplemental Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley – a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee – unveiled two amendments he has introduced to the national security supplemental funding package being considered by the Senate this week. The amendments address two important issues related to Gaza and the