Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)

Senator for Oregon, Democrat

Jeff Merkley

Score

We agree 35% of the time.

Biography

Home town: Portland
Born: October 24, 1956
Born in: Eugene, OR
Occupation: Business Owner, Budget Analyst
Religion: Lutheran
Marital status: M
Spouse: Mary Sorteberg
Previous political experience: OR House, 1999-2009; US Senate, 2009-present
Elected in year: 2008
Next election in year: 2026
Family: 2 children
Education: MPA Princeton Univ., 1982
Ethnicity: Caucasian

Online

Website: http://merkley.senate.gov
Twitter Handle: https://www.twitter.com/SenJeffMerkley
Facebook Address: jeffmerkley

Committees

Appropriations

  • Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
  • Energy and Water Development
  • Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
  • Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
  • State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs

Budget

Environment and Public Works

  • Clean Air, Climate, and Nuclear Safety
  • Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water
  • Transportation and Infrastructure

Foreign Relations

Offices

Washington, D.C. Office:

531 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-3753
Fax: (202) 228-3997

Portland Office:

121 SW Salmon Street, #1400
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: 503-326-3386
Fax: (503) 326-2900

Eugene Office:

405 East 8th Avenue, Suite 2010
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: 541-465-6750

Medford Office:

10 South Bartlett Street, Suite 201
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: 541-608-9102

Salem Office:

500 Liberty Street SE, Suite 320
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-362-8102

Bend Office:

131 NW Hawthorne Avenue, Suite 208
Bend, OR 97701
Phone: 541-318-1298

Baker City Office:

1705 Main Street, Suite 504
Baker City, OR 97814
Phone: 541-278-1129

Scorecard

We Agree
35%
of the time
title level sponsored our position their vote agree/disagree year
Bill: S 2550
Respond, Innovate, Succeed, and Empower (RISE) Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 2210
Better Care Better Jobs Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 2108
Work Without Worry Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 1566
Safe Interactions Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 1570
Human-services Emergency Logistic Program
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 630
Disability Employment Incentive Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 331
ABLE Age Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 151
COVID HCBS Relief Act of 2021
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 72
Keep Our Promise to America's Children and Teachers Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 4112
A bill to support education and child care during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes.
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2020
Bill: S 4100
A bill to support children with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2020
Bill: S 2753
SSI Restoration Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 1835
A bill to reauthorize the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, and for other purposes.
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1836
A bill to support national training, technical assistance, and resource centers, to ensure that all individuals
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1754
A bill to provide Medicaid assistance to individuals and families affected by a disaster or emergency, and for
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1755
A bill to ensure that older adults and individuals with disabilities are prepared for disasters, and for other
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1585
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide students with disabilities and their families with
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1280
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a system to notify individuals approaching
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 995
A bill to amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 866
IDEA Full Funding Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 651
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the age requirement with respect to eligibility for
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 548
EMPOWER Care Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 345
SWIFT Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 255
The Disability Employment Incentives Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 260
Transformation to Competitive Employment Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 266
Rebuild America's Schools Act of 2019
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 117
A bill to prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities who need long-term services and supports
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 3261
A bill to establish the Office of Disability Policy in the legislative branch.
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: S 3260
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: S 2897
Electronic Visit Verification -- A bill that will delay the implementation of the EVV system until the year 2020
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: S 2542
IDEA Full Funding Act -- A bill to amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: S 2227
EMPOWER Care Act -- A bill to reauthorize the Money Follows the Person Demonstration Program.
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2017
Bill: S 2070
Kevin and Avonte's Law of 2017 -- A bill to promote initiatives that will reduce the risk of injury and death relating
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2017
Bill: S 817
ABLE Age Adjustment Act -- A bill to increase the age requirement with respect to eligibility for qualified ABLE
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2017