Tag: Tackling Climate Change

Merkley: No President in My Lifetime Has Done More Than Biden

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley today issued the following statement after President Joe Biden announced he will not seek a second term: “No president in my lifetime has done more than Joe Biden. He’s achieved historic successes in investments in American manufacturing, renewable energy, and infrastructure, strengthened

Rep. Stansbury, Sen. Merkley Lead Letter To FEMA Urging Critical Policy Changes

Reps. Blumenauer, Garcia, and Neguse co-lead letter on extreme heat, wildfire smoke effects WASHINGTON – Rep. Melanie Stansbury (NM-01) led a bicameral letter with Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to use all available resources to respond to the threats of extreme heat and wildfire smoke facing

Merkley: Supreme Court Turning into the Ultimate, Unelected Legislature

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley today issued the following statement after the Supreme Court’s decision in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo and Relentless, Inc. v. Dept. of Commerce: “This is a naked power grab by the corrupt MAGA Supreme Court. Their decision replaces reasonable applications of congressional

Senator Merkley on Impact of Climate Chaos on Insurance in Oregon

Senator Merkley discussed the impact of climate chaos on the cost and availability of homeowner’s insurance in Oregon during a Senate Budget Committee hearing titled, “Riskier Business: How Climate is Already Challenging Insurance Markets” on June 5, 2024. Watch the full hearing: https://www.budget.senate.gov/hearings/riskier-business-how-climate-is-already-challenging-insurance-markets

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