Merkley Pushes for Manufacturing Jobs

EUGENE, Ore. — U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley made a stop at a local manufacturing plant Friday morning. Senator Jeff Merkley stressed the importance of creating jobs in America when he spoke at Johnson International Crushers Inc., a rock crushing company in Eugene. He’s pushing the Manufacturing Jobs for America package he and 22 senators want … Continue reading »

Fiscal Deal in Hands of House

WASHINGTON — The fate of the nation’s financial future now lies with the House. The Senate-passed bill is now in Republican-controlled territory where it could face more challenge. Under terms of the legislation, taxes on the middle class will not go up. Individuals earning $400,000 a year or more and households earning $450,000 or more … Continue reading »