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Congressman Jeff Merkley from Oregon

Profile for Senator Jeff Merkley from Oregon

Congressman Jeff  Merkley
Democrat
Next Election: 2020
Jeff Merkley
Oregon
202-224-3753

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Latest Announcements:

Latest Votes:

Sep 24 2020

Voted Yes On the Motion to Proceed on HR8337

A bill making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2021, and for other purposes.

Sep 24 2020

Voted Yes On the Nomination on PN1922

Roderick C. Young, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $3,824,787
Individual $3,638,167
PAC & SuperPac $60,232
Disbursements: $2,855,362
Individual Refunds $33,918
Committee Refunds $-2,500
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $1,682,769

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

sconres47 - Sep 23 2020

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
7

sconres47 - Sep 23 2020

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
7

s4541 - Sep 8 2020

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for patient protection by limiting the number of mandatory overtime hours a nurse may be required to work in certain providers of services to which payments are made under the Medicare Program.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4539 - Sep 8 2020

A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services and other Federal officials to compile into a searchable database information relating to Federal support for biomedical research and development related to COVID-19, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4540 - Sep 8 2020

A bill to provide that individuals may serve as poll workers for the November 3, 2020, general elections if registered to vote in the State in a location other than the location at which the individual serves.

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Cosponsors
6

s4400 - Aug 3 2020

A bill to regulate the collection, retention, disclosure, and destruction of biometric information, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4396 - Aug 3 2020

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to support schools of nursing in program enhancement and infrastructure modernization, increasing the number of nursing faculty and students, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4395 - Jul 30 2020

A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to authorize maritime transportation emergency relief, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4362 - Jul 29 2020

A bill to prohibit water and power shutoffs during the COVID-19 emergency period, provide drinking and waste water assistance to households, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
10

s4293 - Jul 23 2020

A bill to promote airline passenger safety during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4220 - Jul 20 2020

A bill to limit the use of Federal law enforcement officers for crowd control, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
20

s4206 - Jul 2 2020

A bill to amend the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 to authorize the interest rate to be used on a secured loan to be the interest rate for United States Treasury securities of a similar maturity on the date of first disbursement of the loan, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4146 - Jul 1 2020

A bill to require the Federal Election Commission to conduct a study on the classification of political campaign emails as spam.

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4072 - Jun 25 2020

A bill to designate the clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bend, Oregon, as the "Robert D. Maxwell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic".

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4072 - Jun 25 2020

A bill to designate the clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bend, Oregon, as the "Robert D. Maxwell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic".

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4072 - Jun 25 2020

A bill to designate the clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bend, Oregon, as the "Robert D. Maxwell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic".

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4072 - Jun 25 2020

A bill to designate the clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bend, Oregon, as the "Robert D. Maxwell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic".

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4046 - Jun 23 2020

A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to award grants to eligible entities to purchase, and as applicable install, zero emissions port equipment and technology, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
5

s4042 - Jun 23 2020

A bill to protect agricultural workers from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
5

s3961 - Jun 15 2020

A bill to require States and local jurisdictions to allow absentee voting in the November 2020 general election for Federal office for individuals impacted by coronavirus disease 2019, and for other purposes.

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres604 - Jun 3 2020

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Senate should not vote on the nomination of Michael Pack to be Chief Executive Officer of the United States Agency for Global Media unless and until Michael Pack corrects his false statements to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Internal Revenue Service.

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Cosponsors
2

sres604 - Jun 3 2020

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Senate should not vote on the nomination of Michael Pack to be Chief Executive Officer of the United States Agency for Global Media unless and until Michael Pack corrects his false statements to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Internal Revenue Service.

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Cosponsors
2

s3786 - May 20 2020

A bill to reimburse United States citizens for costs incurred for commercial flights arranged by the Department of State to evacuate them from foreign countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to waive promissory notes and the obligation to repay emergency repatriation loans related to such travel.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3758 - May 19 2020

A bill to amend the Klamath Basin Water Supply Enhancement Act of 2000 to make certain technical corrections.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3758 - May 19 2020

A bill to amend the Klamath Basin Water Supply Enhancement Act of 2000 to make certain technical corrections.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3758 - May 19 2020

A bill to amend the Klamath Basin Water Supply Enhancement Act of 2000 to make certain technical corrections.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3695 - May 12 2020

A bill to institute a moratorium on disconnections of telephone and internet services.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
2

sres561 - May 6 2020

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2020.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
22

sres561 - May 6 2020

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2020.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
22

s3611 - May 5 2020

A bill to amend the Mineral Leasing Act and the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to limit the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to reduce certain royalties, to amend the CARES Act to limit the provision of assistance to certain businesses, to impose a moratorium on certain oil and natural gas lease sales, the issuance of coal leases, and modifications to certain regulations, to extend certain public comment periods, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
8

s3488 - Mar 12 2020

A bill to amend the Mineral Leasing Act to repeal a provision relating to the suspension, waiver, or reduction of rents or royalties by the Secretary of the Interior to promote development or operation, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to limit the authority of the Secretary to reduce or eliminate certain royalties and net profit shares, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
2

s3392 - Mar 4 2020

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
2

s3306 - Feb 13 2020

A bill to establish a microplastics pilot program, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
5

s3304 - Feb 13 2020

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
4

s3284 - Feb 12 2020

A bill to create a moratorium on the government use of facial recognition technology until a Commission recommends the appropriate guidelines and limitation for use of facial recognition technology.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3281 - Feb 12 2020

A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require recycling of beverage containers, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3170 - Jan 9 2020

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
3

sjres64 - Jan 8 2020

A joint resolution relating to the use of military force against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
6

s3093 - Dec 18 2019

A bill to improve the collection of broadband speed data by the Federal Communications Commission in order to support the effective deployment of broadband services to all areas in the United States, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3094 - Dec 18 2019

A bill to amend the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to authorize the Administrator of the Rural Utilities Service to make telecommunications grants for the collection of broadband infrastructure data by local governments, economic development or other community organizations, electric or telephone cooperatives, and small internet providers, and for other purposes.

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Cosponsors
0