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 2019-09-20 06:48 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley push back on emission standards rollback...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., joined Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., this week to reintroduce a resolution in response to the Trump administration's efforts to roll back federal fuel......

 2019-09-20 06:40 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley, Romney introduce bill to tackle vaping crisis...

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) on Thursday joined Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) to introduce the Ending New Nicotine Dependencies (ENND) Act, bipartisan legislation that would regulate......

 2019-09-19 00:20 

KOIN

[ CBS Portland ]

Merkley secures millions for wildfire training...

Sen. Jeff Merkley said Wednesday he secured more than $8 million to train National Guard members to fight wildfires....

 2019-09-18 20:19 

The Hill

DHS officials called lawmaker visit to migrant detention facility a 'Hill stunt'...

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials described a 2018 visit to a migrant detention facility by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) as a "Hill Stunt" in emails provided to The Hill....

 2019-09-17 22:22 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley back bill to stop taxpayer funding at Trump properties...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., this week co-sponsored legislation that would immediately stop the federal government from spending taxpayer dollars at properties owned by the president,......

 2019-09-17 07:28 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley lists Oregon gains in Senate appropriations bill...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced Monday that he secured key provisions that will help create jobs and improve infrastructure in Oregon communities in the Senate Appropriations Committee's......

 2019-09-16 17:58 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Oregon lawmakers ask USFS: Why no large tanker contracts?...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., pressed the Forest Service on Monday to explain why it has failed to award any "call when needed" (CWN) contracts to......

 2019-09-12 21:51 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

More National Guard firefighting training funds advance...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced Thursday that the Senate Appropriations Committee included $8.5 million in the Department of Defense appropriations bill to train National Guard......

 2019-09-11 23:39 

The Oregonian

U.S. Senate demands answers on vaping illness epidemic as Trump and feds promise action...

Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley and 22 other senators told a federal healthy agency that it has allowed thousands of potent e-cigarettes to flood the market, none of them tested for possible risks to public health....

 2019-09-11 17:16 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley, colleagues demand action, answers on vaping...

Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., led 21 colleagues Wednesday in demanding answers from the heads of health agencies on their actions to address the health......

 2019-09-09 17:03 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Oregon lawmakers urge EPA to protect pollinators from pesticide...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici, all D-Ore., expressed concerns Monday over a recent decision by the Environmental......

 2019-09-08 05:57 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Oregon senators announce $7.8 million for opioid treatment programs...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced Friday more than $7.8 million in federal grants that will support efforts to treat and prevent opioid addiction— one of Oregon's most......

 2019-09-05 06:30 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley, Democrats intro energy savings legislation...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., was joined by Sens. Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and Tina Smith Wednesday in announcing the introduction of the Community Energy Savings......

 2019-09-05 05:06 

The Oregonian

Senators condemn Trump decision to divert Klamath Falls military project money to border wall...

Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley called the decision...

 2019-09-05 00:13 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley condemn funding shift to build wall...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley on Wednesday condemned the Trump administration's decision to divert funding from congressionally approved military construction in Oregon and across the......

 2019-09-04 19:18 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley demands answers on long-term detention of children...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., demanded answers Wednesday on a shortage of sponsors to take in children who are awaiting asylum hearings. This shortage, which threatens to keep children locked up in......

 2019-09-04 18:58 

Mother Jones

"Our President Is Unstable": Sen. Jeff Merkley Makes the Case That "It's Getting Worse"...

Senator Jeff Merkley has witnessed some atrocious scenes at migrant detention centers along the Texas-Mexico border. He described one where "hundreds" of children were ripped out of their parents' arms and sorted into chain-link cages, standin...

 2019-09-04 17:40 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley demands answers on long-term detention of choldren...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., demanded answers Wednesday on a shortage of sponsors to take in children who are awaiting asylum hearings. This shortage, which threatens to keep children locked up in......

 2019-09-03 22:15 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Senators urge TriWest to ensure veterans' urgent care access...

Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Jim Risch, R-Idaho, pressed TriWest Healthcare Alliance Tuesday on its implementation of the new urgent care benefit under......

 2019-08-30 21:52 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Americans need to rekindle Lady Liberty's torch, according to US senator Jeff Merkley...

When Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley first caught wind of what the Trump administration's plans were for deterring immigration, he was in disbelief. He traveled to a Texas facility that was reported to be boarding children to investigate. That visit resul...

 2019-08-29 20:02 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley bill would ensure workers gain - not just CEOs...

As Labor Day approaches, Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced Thursday that he will be introducing new legislation to make sure workers get a fair share of the profits they create by taking on......

 2019-08-27 22:00 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley hosts Portland roundtable on prescription drug prices...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., on Monday hosted a Portland roundtable discussion on the high cost of prescription drugs in Oregon and across America, gathering experts who provided......

 2019-08-27 05:21 

Breitbart.com

Democrat Sen. Jeff Merkley: Constitution Orders DHS to Free Pregnant Migrants into U.S....

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) says he is horrified that pregnant migrants arriving at the United States-Mexico border are not being swiftly released into the interior of the country to have their children while they await their asylum process....

 2019-08-26 15:45 

The Gateway Pundit

Senator From the Party of Partial-Birth Abortion Claims Trump Admin is in a 'War on Children'...

Oregon Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley claimed on MSNBC that the Trump administration is in a "war on children," during an interview on Sunday in which he received no push-back from the host. Senator Merkley has a 100% approval rating from NARAL a...

 2019-08-26 04:12 

NewsBusters

MSNBC Lets Merkley Claim Trump in 'War on Children'...

On Sunday afternoon, as MSNBC host Alex Witt interviewed Oregon Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley about detention of illegal immigrants, she not only gave no pushback on Merkley's incendiary claim that the Trump administration is in a...

 2019-08-26 01:01 

CNS News

MSNBC Lets Merkley Claim Trump in 'War on Children'...

On Sunday afternoon, as MSNBC host Alex Witt interviewed Oregon Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley about detention of illegal immigrants, she not only gave no pushback on Merkley's incendiary claim that the Trump administration is in a "war on childr...

 2019-08-25 18:30 

MSNBC

Sen. Merkley condemns Trump admin in new book 'America is Better Than This'...

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) joins Alex Witt to discuss his new book, "America is Better Than This: Trump's War Against Migrant Families." In the book, Merkley takes the Trump administration to task over its immigration policies....

 2019-08-23 16:08 

Bloomberg

Sen. Jeff Merkley on the Politicization of Immigration...
 2019-08-23 01:08 

Slate Magazine

Senator Jeff Merkley Was the First to Visit the Detained Migrant Families...

Then he wrote the book on it....

 2019-08-22 21:35 

MSNBC

Full Merkley: Senate is 'very divided' on 'bill to stop cruel treatment of migrant children'...

"To understand this divide," Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) says, "you have 40 senators who have signed onto legislation ... that would allow the forever imprisonment of migrant children. And you have 40 Democrats who have signed on to treat migra...

 2019-08-22 21:15 

The Hill

Democratic senator and top Trump immigration official argue over asylum claims on Twitter...

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) senator feuded with a top Trump administration official on Twitter Wednesday evening regarding asylum claims being processed at U.S....

 2019-08-22 18:08 

MSNBC

Sen. Merkley claims Trump admin. suspending thousands of asylum claims...

As the Trump administration takes drastic new steps to restrict the flow of migrants at the border, Democratic senator Jeff Merkley is making new claims about those efforts, saying that the administration is suspending virtually all Asylum claims. Acting...

 2019-08-22 17:09 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Finalists named for 9th U.S. Circuit Court vacancy...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., sent to the White House on Wednesday the names of four finalists for a vacant seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit....

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