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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:

Mar 6 2021

Voted No On the Amendment on HR1319

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of S. Con. Res. 5.

Mar 6 2021

Voted No On the Motion on HR1319

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of S. Con. Res. 5.

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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:

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

s559 - Mar 3 2021

A bill to amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act, and for other purposes.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

s482 - Feb 25 2021

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

s413 - Feb 24 2021

A bill to establish the China Censorship Monitor and Action Group, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
3

s393 - Feb 23 2021

A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
48

s388 - Feb 23 2021

A bill to suspend certain United States assistance for the Government of Honduras until corruption, impunity, and human rights violations are no longer systemic, and the perpetrators of these crimes are being brought to justice.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
7

s318 - Feb 12 2021

A bill to require the publication of the name of any person pardoned by the President, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
3

s5054 - Dec 17 2020

A bill to prevent the uploading of pornographic images to online platforms without the consent of the individuals in the images.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

sjres81 - Dec 2 2020

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit the use of slavery and involuntary servitude as a punishment for a crime.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
3

s4911 - Nov 18 2020

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the exclusion for compensation for injuries or sickness to encompass posttraumatic stress disorder, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4834 - Oct 21 2020

A bill to require the use of the voice and vote of the United States in international financial intuitions to advance the cause of transitioning the global economy to a clean energy economy and to prohibit United States Government assistance to countries or entities to support fossil fuel activity, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4835 - Oct 21 2020

A bill to prohibit bank holding companies from facilitating fossil fuel production from new sources or new or expanded fossil infrastructure that would drive such production, and for other purposes.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4823 - Oct 20 2020

A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to create a national zero-emission vehicle standard, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
4

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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