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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 Announcements:

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Latest Votes:

Nov 16 2022

Voted Yes On the Cloture Motion on HR8404

A bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and ensure respect for State regulation of marriage, and for other purposes.

Nov 16 2022

Voted No On the Joint Resolution on SJRes63

A joint resolution relating to a national emergency declared by the President on March 13, 2020.

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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:

s5099 - Nov 16 2022

A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to address certain issues relating to the extension of consumer credit, and for other purposes.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
12

sres787 - Sep 21 2022

A resolution recognizing the vital importance of the Mekong River to Southeast Asia and the role of the Mekong-United States Partnership in supporting the prosperity of the region.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres771 - Sep 19 2022

A resolution supporting the designation of September 19, 2022, as "National Stillbirth Prevention Day", recognizing tens of thousands of American families that have endured a stillbirth, and seizing the opportunity to keep other families from experiencing the same tragedy.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
5

sres771 - Sep 19 2022

A resolution supporting the designation of September 19, 2022, as "National Stillbirth Prevention Day", recognizing tens of thousands of American families that have endured a stillbirth, and seizing the opportunity to keep other families from experiencing the same tragedy.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
5

s4877 - Sep 15 2022

A bill to amend Public Law 91-378 to authorize activities relating to Civilian Conservation Centers, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4844 - Sep 14 2022

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to support and stabilize the existing nursing workforce, establish programs to increase the number of nurses, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4686 - Jul 28 2022

A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023, and for other purposes.

Senate Appropriations Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4578 - Jul 21 2022

A bill to create a new Federal grant program that provides grants to State libraries to allow schools with summer lunch programs to keep their libraries open for student use during the summer months.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3

s4529 - Jul 13 2022

A bill to provide protections for children in immigration custody, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
13

sres697 - Jun 23 2022

A resolution designating July 2022 as "Plastic Pollution Action Month".

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres669 - Jun 9 2022

A resolution condemning the use of hunger as a weapon of war and recognizing the effect of conflict on global food security and famine.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
6

sres669 - Jun 9 2022

A resolution condemning the use of hunger as a weapon of war and recognizing the effect of conflict on global food security and famine.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
5

sres669 - Jun 9 2022

A resolution condemning the use of hunger as a weapon of war and recognizing the effect of conflict on global food security and famine.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
5

s4244 - May 18 2022

A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to prohibit the manufacture, processing, use, and distribution in commerce of commercial asbestos and mixtures and articles containing commercial asbestos, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4244 - May 18 2022

A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to prohibit the manufacture, processing, use, and distribution in commerce of commercial asbestos and mixtures and articles containing commercial asbestos, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres626 - May 10 2022

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2022.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
28

sres626 - May 10 2022

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2022.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
28

sres608 - May 2 2022

A resolution expressing the sense of Congress about the need to stop excessive price increases by oil and gas companies and the importance of rapidly transitioning to a clean energy economy.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
5

sres608 - May 2 2022

A resolution expressing the sense of Congress about the need to stop excessive price increases by oil and gas companies and the importance of rapidly transitioning to a clean energy economy.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
5

s3956 - Mar 30 2022

A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program to improve the effectiveness of education and outreach on "Do Not Flush" labeling, and to require the Federal Trade Commission, in consultation with the Administrator, to issue regulations requiring certain products to have "Do Not Flush" labeling, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3797 - Mar 10 2022

A bill to amend title V of the Social Security Act to support stillbirth prevention and research, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
3

s3668 - Feb 16 2022

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from using biometric recognition technology, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3597 - Feb 8 2022

A bill to amend the Oregon Resource Conservation Act of 1996 to reauthorize the Deschutes River Conservancy Working Group, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
1

s3505 - Jan 13 2022

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain Nurse Corps payments from gross income.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
6

s3356 - Dec 9 2021

A bill to effectively staff the high-need public elementary schools and secondary schools of the United States with school-based mental health services providers.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
17

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

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

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

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

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

s2661 - Aug 5 2021

A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to establish a grant program for supporting local communities in detecting, preparing for, communicating about, or mitigating the environmental and public health impacts of wildfire smoke, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works 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

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