Sen. Merkley’s Experience at Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley was among the lawmakers ducking for cover when those shots rang out at the nation’s capital, Thursday. Sen. Merkley says he just finished a meeting at the Capitol and was walking on an outside back to the Senate office buildings. He was with two other senators when he … Continue reading »

Sen. Merkley Comments on Govt. Shutdown

EUGENE, Ore. — U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley issued the following statement Monday night on the shutdown of the government due to a lapse in appropriations. “Today’s events have been deeply unfortunate. The shutdown of the government will do great damage to millions of Americans in many walks of life, from the closure of national parks, … Continue reading »