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Cantwell, Blumenthal, Markey Introduce Legislation to Ensure Transportation Worker Safety Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on transportation and critical infrastructure, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), the Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on […]

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Wyden, Harris, Merkley, Colleagues Press Trump Administration on the Health and Safety of Youth in Juvenile Detention During COVID-19

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., led 14 colleagues, including Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., in pressing the Trump administration for answers regarding the health and safety of young people […]

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Senators Murray, Cantwell Urge Action to Ensure Worker Safety at Meat Processing Plants as Trump Administration Pressures them to Open

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate health and labor committee, and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and a group of 28 Democratic Senators to raise […]

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Wyden, Merkley Urge Action to Ensure Worker Safety as Trump Administration Pressures Meat Processing Plants to Open

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today raised new concerns about the Trump administration’s Executive Order pressuring meat processing plants to open without verifying the necessary safety measures to protect workers and the food supply.  The […]