Tag: Protecting Consumers, Taxpayers, and the Economy

Merkley, Brown Introduce Legislation Banning LNG Exports to China

Legislation would also ban exports to Russia, Iran, and North Korea Washington, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Ohio’s U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown introduced the Protecting American Households from Rising Energy Costs Act, legislation that would lower prices for American households by banning the export of crude

Merkley, Colleagues: Seafood Import Monitoring Program Must Be Expanded, No More Misrepresenting Consumer Products

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley led a bipartisan group of Senators in sounding concern about the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) recent decision to withdraw proposed rules expanding the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP)—a program designed to address Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. The Senators’

Why I’m Voting No on the Default Bill

I wanted to share my thoughts with you about why I’ll be voting no on the default bill. Simply put: it’s a disaster for our environment and attacks the foundational programs that families rely on to thrive. Read my full statement: https://www.merkley.senate.gov/news/press-releases/merkley-statement-i-cannot-in-good-conscience-vote-for-this-bill

Senator Jeff Merkley Testifies in Support of SAFE Banking Act

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley spoke in support of the bipartisan SAFE Banking Act at a Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing titled, “Examining Cannabis Banking Challenges of Small Businesses and Workers” on May 11, 2023. Senator Merkley and Montana Senator Steve Daines introduced the SAFE Banking