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Senator Merkley Joins 16 Senate Democrats in Calling Out State Department’s Refusal to Let Pride Flags Fly at Embassies

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, announced that he has joined 16 of his Senate colleagues in opposition to the State Department decision to reject requests […]

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Merkley Announces Trump Administration Will Keep CCCs Open

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a conversation with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley today announced that federal Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) Job Corps sites will remain open and operated by the U.S. Forest Service. This […]

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Merkley Pushes Secretary DeVos on Refusal to Help Students Cheated By Predatory Colleges

Washington, D.C. –  Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley today pressed the U.S. Department of Education over prolonged inaction regarding federal student loan discharge requests, and urged Secretary Betsy DeVos to stand up for victims of predatory college scams, many […]

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Senators Call on DOJ and DHS to Stop Implementation of Guidance Denying Citizenship Over Cannabis-related Activities

Senators say Trump administration guidance “ignores the will of Americans across the country” Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today led nine of his Senate colleagues in calling on the U.S. Department of […]