June 2016 Government & Community Relations Update

Congressional committees move budget bills

June 6, 2016
Before heading to the Memorial Day recess, several congressional committees took action on funding bills. As Congress returns to Washington, D.C. this week, the week of June 6, appropriators are scheduled to meet again.
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US Senator Merkley and Congressman DeFazio visit campus to speak with students and faculty

June 6, 2016
On May 31, both US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04) separately visited the UO campus to talk with students and faculty. The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics hosted Senator Merkley for a talk on the current vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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