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 2021-06-22 21:12 

MSNBC

Sen. Merkley says For the People Act vote is 'ringing the bell on round one of the fight'...

Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) discusses what's at stake as the GOP is set to block debate on Democrats' elections reform bill...

 2021-06-22 12:00 

USA Today

The For the People Act will protect democracy: Sen. Jeff Merkley...

Opposing View: Don't believe the misinformation. Americans deserve the government promised to them by the Constitution of, by and for the people....

 2021-06-22 04:13 

MSNBC

'Shameful': Merkley knocks Republicans giving in tp McConnell's pressure on voting rights...

Senator Jeff Merkley talks with Rachel Maddow about why Senate Republicans aren't supporting a voting rights bill that is widely popular among Americans, including their own Republican constituents....

 2021-06-20 17:00 

MSNBC

Sen. Jeff Merkley leads renewed congressional effort to revise the 13th amendment...

As President Biden signed a bill this week making Juneteenth a federal holiday, Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley and Georgia Rep. Nikema Williams reintroduced legislation to close the prison loophole in the 13th Amendment. Sen. Merkley joined Jonathan Capehart to...

 2021-06-18 17:35 

The Boston Globe

Lawmakers mark Juneteenth with talk of revision to the 13th Amendment...

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley and Georgia Representative Nikema Williams told The Associated Press they will reintroduce legislation to revise the 13th Amendment, which bans enslavement or involuntary servitude except as a form of criminal punishment. That ...

 2021-06-18 16:50 

Chicago Sun-Times

Lawmakers mark Juneteenth with talk of 'abolition amendment'...

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley and Georgia Rep. Nikema Williams told The Associated Press they will reintroduce legislation to revise the 13th Amendment, which bans enslavement or involuntary servitude except as a form of criminal punishment....

 2021-06-17 23:04 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley introduce bill to end lengthy wait in lines to vote...

Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said Thursday they have introduced legislation to end hours-long lines at polling places that suppress hundreds of thousands of American votes, and to restore our Constitutional rights to vote in free and...

 2021-06-14 22:20 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Housing Works to receive $1.28 million in emergency housing vouchers...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced Monday that 28 counties and two cities in Oregon will receive more than $19 million in emergency housing vouchers through the American Rescue Plan Act., including more than $1.28 million for Housing Work...

 2021-06-12 18:21 

The Oregonian

Chicago police officer accused of damaging Sen. Jeff Merkley's office in Capitol insurrection...

Prosecutors allege in a criminal complaint that Karol Chwiesiuk was among a mob of people who broke into and damaged the office of Sen. Jeff Merkley, an Oregon Democrat....

 2021-06-12 04:02 

Fox St. Louis

Chicago police officer charged in Capitol insurrection...

Prosecutors allege he was among a mob of people who broke into and damaged the office of Sen. Jeff Merkley....

 2021-06-12 01:04 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Jefferson County awarded $140K federal broadband assist...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said Friday that Jefferson County will receive $140,000 in federal funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help boost broadband access and speed in the county. The post Jeffers...

 2021-06-11 20:10 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley plans remote, phone town hall for Crook County residents next Friday...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., will hold a remote and telephone town hall for constituents in Crook County next Friday, June 18. The post Merkley plans remote, phone town hall for Crook County residents next Friday appeared first on KTVZ ....

 2021-06-10 19:12 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley reintroduce bill to hold police departments accountable for discriminatory practices...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said Thursday they have joined colleagues to reintroduce legislation that would strengthen the ability of the U.S. Department of Justice and state governments to investigate police departments with a pattern or pr...

 2021-06-04 21:14 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Senators secure $300K for more Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project work...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced Friday that the Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project is receiving another $300,000 in federal funding, supporting its ongoing science-driven forest management efforts in Central Oregon. The post Senato...

 2021-06-03 13:48 

Yahoo News

Merkley convenes forest management hearing...

Jun. 3—Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley hopes to use his post on a powerful Senate committee to increase funding for wildfire prevention efforts. The Democratic senator this week convened a hearing of an appropriations subcommittee he chairs on the topic of...

 2021-06-02 05:20 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley, colleagues introduce legislation to prevent child abuse, neglect in Indian Country...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, along with a bipartisan group of seven senators, have introduced the American Indian and Alaska Native Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, legislation to amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to help provide tribal na...

 2021-06-02 04:21 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

High Desert Museum among National Endowment for the Arts funding recipients...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced Tuesday that $536,100 in National Endowment of the Arts funding is headed to 22 schools, organizations and museums in Oregon dedicated to art, dance and music. The post High Desert Museum among National Endowment...

 2021-05-26 06:35 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Sen. Jeff Merkley holds Deschutes County virtual town hall...

Sen. Jeff Merkley held a virtual town hall Tuesday, answering questions from Deschutes County residents. The post Sen. Jeff Merkley holds Deschutes County virtual town hall appeared first on KTVZ ....

 2021-05-25 22:15 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Heart of Oregon Corps among organizations sharing in nearly $7 million in AmeriCorps funds...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced Tuesday that four organizations in Oregon will receive about $6.95 million in funding from AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and community volunteerism. The post Heart of Oregon Corps a...

 2021-05-24 23:46 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Oregon senators announce $39 million for substance abuse treatment, prevention, mental health services...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced Monday that $39.3 million in American Rescue Plan funding is headed to Oregon to support substance abuse treatment and prevention programming, and to strengthen mental health services for Oregonians. The...

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