Tag: Health Care

Merkley and Wyden Announce Big Investments Secured for Oregon Families and Rural Communities in Final 2024 Funding Package

Federal funding included in the second FY24 minibus appropriations package champions investments across the state in affordable health care, manufacturing, enhanced emergency response coordination, and more. Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden today announced major investments for Oregon to expand access toaffordable, quality health care and

Wyden, Merkley, Colleagues Celebrate 14 Years Since Passage of the Affordable Care Act

Oregon senators contrast the record enrollment and success of ACA with Senate Republicans’ disastrous attempts to repeal the landmark law Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today joined Senate Democrats in celebrating the upcoming 14th anniversary this Saturday of the Affordable Care Act’s passage.  Senate Democrats are touting

Merkley, Colleagues Push to Increase Nursing Education and Workforce Support 

Washington, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, along with U.S. Senators Peter Welch (D-VT), Tina Smith (D-MN), Angus King (I-ME), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and Alex Padilla (D-CA), introduced the bicameral Future Advancement of Academic Nursing (FAAN)

Merkley, Colleagues: Ban Menthol Cigarettes Now

Senators: “Simply put, delays in finalizing these rules will only bring more addiction and death.” Washington, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, along with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Edward J. Markey (D-MA), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH), led 22 senators in a letter to the

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