On the heels of the most anticipated midterm election in U.S. history, Oregon U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley might have his eyes set on 2020 and the presidency. But Oregon law may prevent him from running for our nation’s highest office ...

Medford, Ore.- President Donald Trump released his plans for lowering prescription drug prices Friday. The “American Patients First” proposal will focus on increasing competition among pharmaceutical companies to create incentives to lower drug prices. Republican Congressman Greg Walden says he ...

Medford, Ore. – Zachary Parham has spent his past two birthdays in the hospital battling leukemia. Zachary was 15 years old when he was diagnosed with one of the most aggressive forms of leukemia. Amazingly, within the first month of ...

Medford, Ore. — Local firefighters may have extra help this fire season. Oregon’s senators helped secure millions in funding to train members of the Air National Guard to fight wildfires. Now that the funding is good to go, the National Guard ...

Washington, D.C.- U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley has announced he is signing on to Senator Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All bill, which is expected to be filed Wednesday. “Health care should be a right for every single American, not a privilege ...

Washington, D.C. – In response to what he calls a “destructive” health care bill, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley filed over 100 amendments to the Senate’s health care debate. According to the Democrat senator’s office, the amendments will force “Republicans to ...

Washington, D.C.- Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley has security on his mind following the shooting in Virginia Wednesday targeting Republican congressmen. Merkley said he went to work just before 8 a.m. Wednesday and was immediately greeted with the news of the ...

Washington, D.C. – Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) spoke for over 15 hours on the Senate floor to protest President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. Merkley promised to speak for as long as he was able to in ...

Washington, D.C. (Ted Barrett, CNN) — Three years after using the “nuclear option” to upend Senate tradition by effectively removing filibusters against most presidential nominations, Senate Democrats insisted Thursday they don’t regret that decision, even as Donald Trump becomes president ...

Ore. – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley will hold town halls throughout Southern Oregon in the coming weeks. Officials say Merkley will update constituents on his work in Washington, DC and answer their questions and invite their suggestions about how to ...

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