End Price Gouging for Medications Act

I wrote the End Pricing Gouging for Medications Act because we need to stop Big Pharma’s price gouging in its tracks and make sure essential medicine is affordable for everyone in our country. Read more about the End Price Gouging for Medications Act:

Senator Merkley Highlights the Need for Climate Action in Hearing – Opening Statement

Senator Merkley highlights the critical importance of investing in climate action and tackling our plastic pollution crisis during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies hearing titled, “A Review of the President’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Request for the Environmental Protection Agency” on May 1, 2024. Watch

Senator Merkley Drills Down on Big Oil Lies in Budget Committee Hearing

Senator Merkley asks Representative Raskin about Big Oil’s efforts to avoid accountability for its role in climate chaos in a Senate Budget Committee Hearing titled, “Denial, Disinformation, and Doublespeak: Big Oil’s Evolving Efforts to Avoid, Accountability for Climate Change” on May 1, 2024. Watch the full hearing:

Merkley Questions OMB Director about President Biden’s Proposed Budget

Senator Merkley questioned Office of Management and the Budget (OMB) Director Shalanda Young about the impact of President Biden’s budget proposal on working families in Oregon and across the country during a Senate Budget Committee hearing on March 12, 2024. Watch the full hearing:

Senator Merkley Presses Army Corps on Key Oregon Water Projects

Senator Jeff Merkley got confirmation from the Army Corps of Engineers that the Corps will expedite work on key Oregon projects, including Cole Rivers Hatchery Restoration, during a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on February 28, 2024. Watch the full Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing here:

Senator Merkley on the Danger of Nanoplastics and Microplastics in Water

Senator Jeff Merkley, Chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Chemical Safety, Waste Management, Environmental Justice, and Regulatory Oversight and Senator Alex Padilla, Chair of the EPW Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife, led a joint hearing titled “Understanding the Presence of Microplastics in Water” on February

Merkley Calls on President Biden to Launch “Operation Gaza Rescue”

Senator Jeff Merkley spoke out on the floor of the U.S. Senate, urging President Biden to launch Operation Gaza Rescue—bold, direct action from the United States to stop the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza.   Read Senator Merkley’s op-ed in the Oregonian: Read more about Senator Merkley’s visit to the