WASHINGTON, D.C.– Oregon Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley is introducing legislation to reduce wildfire risk in Oregon and across the country. He says this new act will help the U.S. Forest Service get a better jump on forest management and fuels ...

WASHINGTON, D.C.– The day before Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and one of his accusers, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, give their public testimonies before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley is going a different route. Announced Wednesday morning, ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.– Senator Jeff Merkley met with forest management agencies and fire officials Tuesday morning to learn more about the raging fires across southwest Oregon. The meeting was meant to inform the senator about the current situation Jackson and ...

Medford, Ore. – Zachary Parham has spent his past two birthdays in the hospital battling leukemia. Zachary was 15 years old when he was diagnosed with one of the most aggressive forms of leukemia. Amazingly, within the first month of ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A crowd of about 150 people met with Senator Jeff Merkley for a town hall meeting at Oregon Tech Tuesday. One of the most emotional moments came during a discussion on gun control when a woman ...

MEDFORD, Ore.–  20-year-old Tyler Watson’s lawsuit against Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart is believed to be the first in the country. The state says, it may not be the last. Watson filed the lawsuit Monday saying the stores violated his rights ...

Washington, D.C.- Oregon legislators were quick to react to the government shutdown. Governor Kate Brown saying its beyond frustrating, adding they’ll do whatever they can to minimize the shutdowns impacts. “The stakes are too high to put politics before people: ...

Grants Pass, Ore.- Hundreds of people came out to Grants Pass High School Monday night to hear from U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley in his eighth town hall this year. The senator addressed a number of national topics including a possible ...

Ashland, Ore.– Sunday, Senator Jeff Merkley joined a panel of speakers in denouncing hate groups in the Rogue Valley. The goal — to encourage people to stand up for one another and use words instead of fists. “Hatred and prejudice ...

Washington, D.C. – A Democratic Senator says some of his conservative constituents are warming to the idea of universal government-run insurance which has long been a policy goal of progressives. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon made the comments during a ...

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