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 2019-05-23 23:50 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Disaster aid bill includes help for Oregon farmers, hemp growers...

Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced Thursday that the $19.1 billion bipartisan disaster package passed by the Senate includes relief for Oregon agriculture......

 2019-05-23 20:49 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Ore. lawmakers fight banning local crews from federal blazes...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., urged federal officials Thursday to restore a proven practice that lets the federal government keep using local fire......

 2019-05-23 02:48 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley bill would allow use of federal biomass...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., introduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday they said would allow the use of biomass from certain federal lands needing ecological restoration in the......

 2019-05-23 00:28 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley co-sponsors bill to fight wildlife trafficking, poaching...

In recognition of 2019 World Biodiversity Day, Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) on Wednesday introduced bipartisan legislation to help save endangered animals by......

 2019-05-22 23:28 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley honor Parkrose coach for heroism...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., this week honored Keanon Lowe with Congressional Record statements praising the Parkrose High School coach and security guard for his heroism last week......

 2019-05-22 17:32 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley reintroduces Sutton Mtn.-Painted Hills wilderness bill...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., on Wednesday introduced the Sutton Mountain and Painted Hills Area Preservation and Economic Enhancement Act, legislation to create federal wilderness in the......

 2019-05-21 23:34 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley intros bill to protect patients' credit scores...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., introduced legislation, the Medical Debt Relief Act of 2019, on Tuesday, saying he wants to make sure Americans' credit scores are not left in ruin simply because......

 2019-05-20 23:12 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Senators oppose auctioning off BPA transmission assets...

Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have joined their bipartisan colleagues in opposing a provision in President Trump's Fiscal Year 2020 budget that would auction off the transmission assets of......

 2019-05-18 00:14 

NewsBusters

Chris Hayes Fails to Correct Dem Senator's Claims About Iran...

On the Thursday edition of MSNBC's All In, host Chris Hayes brought on Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) on to talk about the situation in the Persian Gulf with Iran and spread some fake news in the process. Hayes led off with a monologue that said the coun...

 2019-05-17 23:46 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley , colleagues move to ban Arctic oil, gas drilling...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-OR on Thursday introduced the Stop Arctic Drilling Act of 2019, legislation to prohibit what he called...

 2019-05-17 01:49 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley, Wyden bill targets college bullying, harassment...

Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden on Wednesday joined 23 colleagues in introducing legislation aimed at reducing bullying and harassment, including cyberbullying, at colleges and universities......

 2019-05-15 22:40 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley bill seeks 100% shift to zero-emission vehicles...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-OR., and Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA-49) introduced Wednesday in the Senate and House the Zero-Emission Vehicles Act of 2019, which they said presents a bold plan for......

 2019-05-15 04:17 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley bill lets federal workers divest from fossil fuels...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., on Tuesday introduced the Retirement Investments for a Sustainable Economy (RISE) Act of 2019, which gives federal employees the ability to divest from the......

 2019-05-14 18:42 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

John Day, North Bend airports receive FAA grants...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced Tuesday nearly $13 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants to support rural airport improvements in North Bend and John Day....

 2019-05-14 06:41 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Hearing set on bill to protect Oregon areas 'unique to world'...

A hearing is scheduled in Congress Tuesday on a bill that would expand public-lands protections in southwest and western Oregon. Sen. Ron Wyden and Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., have introduced......

 2019-05-13 17:16 

Roll Call

These Senate Democrats want to ban stock trading by members of Congress...

Two Democratic senators want to prevent a recurrence of ethically dubious stock trades by members of Congress by banning them altogether. Sens. Jeff Merkley of Oregon and Sherrod Brown of Ohio want to bar lawmakers and senior aides from buying and selling...

 2019-05-13 11:28 

Crooks and Liars

Blue America's Mothers' Day Senate Endorsement: Jeff Merkley...

Even if Bernie, Elizabeth Warren or Kamala Harris wins next year, without a strong and more progressive Congress, the issues they're campaigning on won't go anywhere. It appears likely that the Democrats will retain their big majority in the House...

 2019-05-12 14:20 

Hawaii 24/7

Legislators want to study the impacts of popular sunscreen chemicals on health and the environment...

MEDIA RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. Wednesday (May 8), Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) introduced legislation to better inform the public about the effects that sunscreen chemicals have on coral reefs around the world. The Oxybenz...

 2019-05-10 13:40 

Daily Kos

Oregon Sen. Merkley calls on government watchdog to probe death of migrant teen in U.S. custody...

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon has called on the Health and Human Services inspector general, the agency's watchdog, to open an investigation into the April 30 death of a Guatemalan boy while in U.S. custody. The child, now identified as Juan de Len...

 2019-05-08 19:30 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley intros bills on threats from sunscreen chemicals...

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., introduced two pieces of legislation Wednesday to address the growing threat that sunscreen chemicals pose to coral reefs around the world, and to study the impact......

 2019-05-07 23:10 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley press USDA to restore funding...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., on Tuesday asked the U.S. Agriculture Department to restore recent payments the agency wrongly reduced for schools and counties under the Secure Rural......

 2019-05-07 01:07 

Providence Journal

Democrats challenge Trump's UN nominee over climate change...

Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, Ed Markey and Jeff Merkley urged Kelly Craft, who was nominated as U.S. ambassador to the U.N. last week, to provide "assurances" that she will avoid any conflicts of interest....

 2019-05-03 19:33 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley intro bill to ban West Coast offshore drilling...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., on Thursday joined colleagues in introducing the West Coast Ocean Protection Act to permanently ban offshore drilling in federal waters off the coast of......

 2019-05-02 07:08 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley seek new recreation areas, expanded wilderness...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., introduced legislation Wednesday that would boost recreation opportunities in Southwestern Oregon and on the Molalla River in Clackamas County while......

 2019-05-02 06:28 

Nashua Telegraph

[ NH ]

Catholic Charities appoints board member...

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Wednesday reintroduced ...WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., on Wednesday joined U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, Chris ...CONCORD Hailong Zhang, 46, of Nott...

 2019-05-02 06:28 

Nashua Telegraph

[ NH ]

Driver in alleged drug deal arraigned...

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Wednesday reintroduced ...WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., on Wednesday joined U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, Chris ...CONCORD Hailong Zhang, 46, of Nott...

 2019-05-02 06:28 

Nashua Telegraph

[ NH ]

Donchess distributes $1,500 in grants...

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Wednesday reintroduced ...WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., on Wednesday joined U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, Chris ...CONCORD Hailong Zhang, 46, of Nott...

 2019-05-02 06:28 

Nashua Telegraph

[ NH ]

Former UNH worker sentenced to probation...

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Wednesday reintroduced ...WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., on Wednesday joined U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, Chris ...MERRIMACK Clark & Lavey Benefits S...

 2019-05-02 06:28 

Nashua Telegraph

[ NH ]

Bell and Cavallo join Clark & Lavey...

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Wednesday reintroduced ...WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., on Wednesday joined U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, Chris ...CONCORD Hailong Zhang, 46, of Nott...

 2019-05-02 06:28 

Nashua Telegraph

[ NH ]

New Hampshire regulators approve KRT actions in Nashua...

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Wednesday reintroduced ...WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., on Wednesday joined U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, Chris ...CONCORD Hailong Zhang, 46, of Nott...

 2019-05-02 06:28 

Nashua Telegraph

[ NH ]

Jury mulls area man's future in assault trial...

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Wednesday reintroduced ...WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., on Wednesday joined U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, Chris ...CONCORD Hailong Zhang, 46, of Nott...

 2019-05-01 18:07 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley, fellow Dems introduce 'Choose Medicare Act'...

Sen. Jeff Merkley and numerous fellow Democrats introduced legislation Wednesday to provide Medicare for all, calling it the...

 2019-05-01 02:38 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley, Walden take on plague of robocalls...

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) on Tuesday introduced the Regulatory Oversight Barring Obnoxious (ROBO) Calls and Texts Act of 2019. Meanwhile, Rep. Greg......

 2019-04-25 13:32 

The Daily Mail

US senators Jeff Merkley and John Kennedy demand answers from airlines over cameras in TV screens...

Democrat Jeff Merkley, from Oregon, and Republican John Kennedy from Louisiana have sent a letter to eight US carriers asking if cameras could be used to monitor passengers....

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