Seaside, Oregon – Following a riveting speech to over 350 delegates from unions across Oregon, the Oregon AFL-CIO has announced their endorsement of U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley for his 2020 reelection campaign. Oregon AFL-CIO President Tom Chamberlain has issued the following statement in response to the endorsement:
Senator Merkley has been on the side of working people since his first day in office. We are proud to endorse him for reelection. Time and time again, he has shown up for workers – walking picket lines, listening to our concerns, and working on policies designed to offer a pathway to prosperity for everyone. From education to workers’ rights, he is the Senator we need in Washington D.C.