PORTLAND, Ore. – One of Oregon’s U.S. Senator’s health is still rebounding after testing for COVID-19 last week. Senator Jeff Merkley released the following statement after re-testing positive for COVID-19: “After recovering and feeling better, some COVID symptoms have returned ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon’s senators both released statements about the Supreme Court confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. After the vote, Senator Jeff Merkley released the following statement: “Carved in stone in the Supreme Court building are the words ‘Equal ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, —Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announcing funding for a wide range of topics. Now, we’re diving into the various ways the funding would impact southern Oregon. “We were able to secure around 140 projects through this ...

WASHINGTON D.C.- Several Oregon lawmakers are asking for answers on the alleged mistreatment of Oregon National Guard servicemembers assisting with the state’s COVID response. In a letter to Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Major General Michael E. Stencel, lawmakers called ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) announced key legislation that contains funds for Oregon wildfire disaster response and relief. It’s part of a bill that Congress is debating now and must pass in the next week. The funding includes almost ...

OREGON- The lack of federal vaccine reserves is forcing Oregon and other states to reevaluate their vaccination timelines. In Oregon, it means many seniors will now have to wait even longer to get the vaccine. The lack of reserves is ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley spoke on about the bill congress is working on to relieve some stress during the pandemic. “The key elements of the bill that we should pass tonight or tomorrow focuses on the impact ...

SALEM, Ore. – A U.S. Senator from Oregon is introducing a number of bills to tackle the effects of smoke from wildfires. Senator Jeff Merkley introduced several pieces of legislation aimed at mitigating the impacts of wildfires in Oregon and ...

WASHINGTON D.C. — It’s not even mid-May and the weather in southern Oregon is already getting hot, dry and windy prompting southern Oregon’s Washington D.C. legislators to have wildfire season at the top of their agendas. “These fires have become ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Senator Jeff Merkley spent Saturday morning in Klamath Falls, hosting a press conference and a town hall meeting. Senator Merkley says the latest federal spending package includes funding for forest wildfire prevention and suppression, Pacific Coast ...

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