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Congressman Jeff Merkley from Oregon

Profile for Senator Jeff Merkley from Oregon

Congressman Jeff  Merkley
Democrat
Next Election: 2026
Jeff Merkley
Oregon
202-224-3753

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Latest Votes:

Nov 29 2021

Voted No On the Cloture Motion on HR4350

In the nature of a substitute.

Nov 29 2021

Voted Yes On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed on HR4350

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military ...

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $6,410,830
Individual $5,585,246
PAC & SuperPac $601,019
Disbursements: $4,288,038
Individual Refunds $57,980
Committee Refunds $0
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $3,805,561

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

s3254 - Nov 18 2021

A bill to provide grants to local educational agencies to help public schools reduce class size in the early elementary grades, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
2

s3144 - Nov 3 2021

A bill to establish the Sutton Mountain National Monument, to authorize certain land exchanges in the State of Oregon, to convey certain Bureau of Land Management land in the State of Oregon to the city of Mitchell, Oregon, and Wheeler County, Oregon, for conservation, economic, and community development purposes, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3126 - Nov 1 2021

A bill to amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to address the hunting, fishing, trapping, and animal gathering rights of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community, and for other purposes.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3123 - Nov 1 2021

A bill to amend the Siletz Reservation Act to address the hunting, fishing, trapping, and animal gathering rights of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, and for other purposes.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3034 - Oct 20 2021

A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes.

Senate Appropriations Committee

Cosponsors
0

s2819 - Sep 23 2021

A bill to provide a process for ensuring the United States does not default on its obligations.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2783 - Sep 21 2021

A bill to provide resettlement benefits for certain nationals of Afghanistan, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s2751 - Sep 15 2021

A bill to establish an occupational safety and health standard to protect farmworkers from wildfire smoke and excessive heat, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

s2650 - Aug 5 2021

A bill to provide mandatory funding for hazardous fuels reduction projects on certain Federal land, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
3

s2421 - Jul 21 2021

A bill to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct research on wildfire smoke, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
3

sres304 - Jul 15 2021

A resolution designating July 2021 as "Plastic Pollution Action Month".

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres304 - Jul 15 2021

A resolution designating July 2021 as "Plastic Pollution Action Month".

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2347 - Jul 14 2021

A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a rebate program to promote the purchase and installation of electric vehicle supply equipment for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
2

s2093 - Jun 16 2021

A bill to expand Americans' access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and implement other anti-corruption measures for the purpose of fortifying our democracy, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
2

s2093 - Jun 16 2021

A bill to expand Americans' access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and implement other anti-corruption measures for the purpose of fortifying our democracy, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
2

s2093 - Jun 16 2021

A bill to expand Americans' access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and implement other anti-corruption measures for the purpose of fortifying our democracy, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
2

s2093 - Jun 16 2021

A bill to expand Americans' access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and implement other anti-corruption measures for the purpose of fortifying our democracy, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
2

s2093 - Jun 16 2021

A bill to expand Americans' access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and implement other anti-corruption measures for the purpose of fortifying our democracy, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
2

s2064 - Jun 15 2021

A bill to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to issue Clean Energy Victory Bonds.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s1976 - Jun 8 2021

A bill to establish a program to oversee the global COVID-10 response and prepare for future pandemics, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1717 - May 19 2021

A bill to establish a community-driven decisionmaking pilot program to demonstrate enhanced community-based decisionmaking in the transportation planning process, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1663 - May 17 2021

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, and title 39, United States Code, to provide the United States Postal Service the authority to mail alcoholic beverages, and for other purposes.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

s1658 - May 17 2021

A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to expand access to breastfeeding accommodations in the workplace, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
4

s1639 - May 13 2021

A bill to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to reauthorize the energy efficiency and conservation block grant program.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres208 - May 12 2021

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2021.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
22

sres208 - May 12 2021

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2021.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
22

s1538 - May 10 2021

A bill to amend the Smith River National Recreation Area Act to include certain additions to the Smith River National Recreation Area, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain wild rivers in the State of Oregon, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
3

sconres8 - Apr 22 2021

A concurrent resolution recognizing that the climate crisis is disproportionately affecting the health, economic opportunity, and fundamental rights of children, expressing the sense of Congress that renewed leadership by the United States is needed to address the climate crisis, and recognizing the need of the United States to develop a national, comprehensive, and science-based climate recovery plan to phase out fossil fuel emissions, protect and enhance natural sequestration, and put the United States on a path toward stabilizing the climate system.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
9

sconres8 - Apr 22 2021

A concurrent resolution recognizing that the climate crisis is disproportionately affecting the health, economic opportunity, and fundamental rights of children, expressing the sense of Congress that renewed leadership by the United States is needed to address the climate crisis, and recognizing the need of the United States to develop a national, comprehensive, and science-based climate recovery plan to phase out fossil fuel emissions, protect and enhance natural sequestration, and put the United States on a path toward stabilizing the climate system.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
9

s1180 - Apr 15 2021

A bill to provide for the establishment of Medicare part E public health plans, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
11

s1115 - Apr 14 2021

A bill to prohibit drilling in the outer Continental Shelf, to prohibit coal leases on Federal land, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
6

s1100 - Apr 13 2021

A bill to expand and improve access to trauma-informed mental health interventions for newly arriving immigrants at the border, to alleviate the stress of and provide education for border agents, and for other purposes.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
3

sres151 - Apr 13 2021

A resolution calling on the President and the Secretary of Health and Human Services to take action to lower prescription drug costs.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3

sres151 - Apr 13 2021

A resolution calling on the President and the Secretary of Health and Human Services to take action to lower prescription drug costs.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3

s809 - Mar 17 2021

A bill to encourage and facilitate efforts by States and other stakeholders to conserve and sustain the western population of monarch butterflies, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
5

s1 - Mar 17 2021

A bill to expand Americans' access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and implement other anti-corruption measures for the purpose of fortifying our democracy, and for other purposes.

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Cosponsors
48

s806 - Mar 17 2021

A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Transportation to establish a program to provide grants to carry out activities to benefit pollinators on roadsides and highway rights-of-way, including the planting and seeding of native, locally-appropriate grasses and wildflowers, including milkweed, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
4

sres105 - Mar 11 2021

A resolution condemning the coup in Burma and calling for measures to ensure the safety of the Burmese people, including Rohingya, who have been threatened and displaced by a campaign of genocide conducted by the Burmese military.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
20

sres105 - Mar 11 2021

A resolution condemning the coup in Burma and calling for measures to ensure the safety of the Burmese people, including Rohingya, who have been threatened and displaced by a campaign of genocide conducted by the Burmese military.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
20

s606 - Mar 4 2021

A bill to require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue an annual report to Congress projecting and accounting for the economic costs directly and indirectly caused by the impacts of climate change, to require the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board to establish a Federal Advisory Panel on the Economics of Climate Change, and for other purposes.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0