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Merkley visits from Washington, D.C.


Town hall held at West Linn Adult Community Center

by: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn Mayor John Kovash helped field questions directed to Sen. Jeff Merkley during Merkley's town hall meeting Jan. 9.Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, held a town hall Jan. 9 at West Linn Adult Community Center.

He updated constituents on his work in Washington, D.C., and answered questions and invited suggestions about how to tackle the challenges facing Oregon and America.

“Talking directly to Oregonians in every county is a great way to hear about the issues folks want me to fight for in Washington,” Merkley said.  

In 2008, Merkley pledged to hold town halls in each of Oregon’s 36 counties every year. He upheld his pledge in the previous four years and is continuing that commitment in 2013. Marion and Clackamas Counties were his 150th and 151st town halls as a senator.by: VERN UYETAKE - Sen. Merkley spoke to residents at the West Linn Adult Community Center on Jan. 9.

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