Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley

Sen. Merkley watching Middle East closely

ASHLAND, Ore. — One day after a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad’s airport killed Iran’s top military commander, members of Congress are speaking out. U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) told NBC5 News Friday he’s watching what’s happening in the Middle East and Washington …

Sen. Merkley introduces package of smoke bills

MEDFORD, Ore. – Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley introduced a package of smoke bills Wednesday. He says the four new pieces of legislation are backed by Oregon Senior Senator Ron Wyden. They are hoping it will get bipartisan backing from other states affected …