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 2019-03-18 23:41 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

OSU gets federal grant to study wind turbine impacts on birds...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced a major $2.5 million grant for Oregon State University to develop monitoring systems for offshore wind turbines, advancing the renewable energy......

 2019-03-18 19:41 

KOIN

[ CBS Portland ]

Wyden on 2020, health care, wildfires, Boeing...

During a noon interview on KOIN 6 News, US Sen. Ron Wyden talked about the Democrats running for president, health care prices, wildfires and Boeing....

 2019-03-18 19:25 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden intros bill to expand community mental health funding...

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has joined a group of bipartisan colleagues to introduce legislation that would renew and expand funding for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs)....

 2019-03-14 21:56 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Bill would nullify 'fraudulent' Warm Springs treaty...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., introduced the 1865 Treaty Nullification Act on Thursday to formally and finally nullify a fraudulent treaty with the......

 2019-03-14 15:27 

CNBC

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden proposes bill to strip tax benefits for college donations in the wake of the admissions bribery scandal...

Wyden's measure would target legal donations for buildings or scholarships on campus, and purchases of sports tickets. The Democrat, the ranking member on the Senate Finance Committee, said the federal government is perpetuating an unfair admissions s...

 2019-03-13 22:49 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden moves to end college donation tax breaks...

Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced Wednesday his intent to introduce legislation that would end the tax benefit for donations made to colleges and......

 2019-03-13 22:34 

The Hill

Senate Dem to offer bill ending tax breaks for certain college donations...

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, announced Wednesday he will introduce legislation that ends tax breaks for contributions to colleges and universities before or during enrollment of the donor's child....

 2019-03-13 22:12 

The Oregonian

No more tax breaks for donors who court colleges while own child is seeking admission, Wyden urges...

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden says he will introduce legislation to end tax breaks for people who donate to a college while a child of theirs is seeking or has just gained admission to the school....

 2019-03-13 16:52 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden urges Senate: Take cyber threats seriously...

Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Tom Cotton, R-Ark., urged the Senate on Wednesday to take the cyber threats to congressional computers and cell phones seriously by providing an annual report on the......

 2019-03-13 16:20 

Roll Call

These lawmakers want to know when the Senate gets hacked...

A bipartisan Senate duo wants to know about any successful hacks of Senate devices and networks. Democratic Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon, and Arkansas Republican Tom Cotton wrote to Senate Sargent of Arms Michael Stenger calling for an annual report on whe...

 2019-03-13 16:13 

Newsmax

Cotton, Wyden Want Senators to Be Alerted to Hacking...

Any cyber breaches of Senate computers should be alerted to lawmakers by the Senate Sergeant at Arms, according to Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore....

 2019-03-13 15:06 

The Hill

Oregon senator blasts Erdogan over 'torment' of Turkish NBA player...

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) on Tuesday blasted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoan over the treatment of Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter and his family, saying the State Department should take measures to help Kanter....

 2019-03-12 23:27 

The Oregonian

Ron Wyden: U.S. 'cannot stand idly by' as Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter is subject to torment by Turkish government...

The Oregon Senator used his time on the Senate floor about the Turkish government's retribution against Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter....

 2019-03-12 23:25 

CNBC

Senate panel asks CVS and four other pharmacy middlemen to testify about drug prices...

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, asked Cigna, CVS, Humana, OptumRx and Prime Therapeutics to testify on Capitol Hill on April 3....

 2019-03-12 20:24 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden calls for lower barriers to vaccinations...

Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., urged the Trump administration Tuesday to take additional steps to help prevent the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, in light of......

 2019-03-11 22:00 

The Intercept

The U.S. Targeted Journalists on the Border. Two Senators Want to Know Why....

Sen. Ron Wyden and Chuck Grassley called on U.S. Customs and Border Protection to provide a briefing on the border operations targeting journalists. The post The U.S. Targeted Journalists on the Border. Two Senators Want to Know Why. appeared first on The...

 2019-03-11 21:59 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden decries Trump's 'MAGAnomics' budget...

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., released the following statement Monday on the Trump administration's budget proposal to Congress:...

 2019-03-11 14:00 

NBC Sports

Enes Kanter gets backing from Oregon senator Ron Wyden...

Kanter presses on in the name of human rights, and the newest Portland Trail Blazers big man now has some added support....

 2019-03-09 20:12 

Bleacher Report

Enes Kanter Defended by Senator Ron Wyden in Letter Criticizing Turkish Regime...

United States Senator Ron Wyden has come to the aid of Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter in his ongoing battle with the Turkish government......

 2019-03-09 00:38 

KPTV

[ FOX Portland, OR ]

Sen. Wyden pens letter in support of Portland Trail Blazer Enes Kanter...

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Portland's newest Trial Blazer, Enes Kanter's story has caught the attention of Oregon Senator Ron Wyden....

 2019-03-08 22:59 

The Oregonian

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden comes to aid of Portland Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter...

In a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Wyden offered public support for Kanter and criticized Turkey's treatment of the Blazers' backup center....

 2019-03-08 21:32 

Techdirt

Clapper Continues To Pretend He Didn't Lie To Congress About Domestic Surveillance Programs...

James Clapper is going to take his Section 215 lie to his grave. One day after the first Snowden leak exposed the breadth of the NSA's phone metadata program, Sen. Ron Wyden asked the then-Director of National Intelligence if the agency collected data...

 2019-03-08 20:44 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Oregon senators, reps back federal youth climate lawsuit...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps. Peter DeFazio and Earl Blumenauer have filed a brief with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals supporting the Juliana v. United States youth......

 2019-03-07 22:15 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley seek hearings on universal background checks...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., this week wrote the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee to call for hearings on universal background checks legislation....

 2019-03-07 16:40 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden wants investigation of non-compete agreements...

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., joined colleagues from both parties Thursday to request a federal investigation into the use and abuse of non-compete agreements, saying their widening use in recent......

 2019-03-07 15:34 

ThinkProgress

Trump claims China was just as active in election hacking as Russia. Senators now want evidence....

Months after President Donald Trump tried to claim that China was just as bad as Russia when it came to election interference, senators are still waiting for answers. In a letter sent Wednesday, Sens. Ron Wyden (D-OR), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), and Kamala H...

 2019-03-07 13:13 

The Heritage Foundation

Congress Should Keep Its Promise to End Energy Subsidies...

As Americans work to file their taxes, Congress is setting to work on a package of expired tax credits this spring to enrich a few energy technologies at the expense of federal taxpayers. Sens. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., of the Senat...

 2019-03-07 02:32 

Breitbart.com

Ron Wyden: James Clapper 'Lying,' Was Sent NSA Surveillance Question Before Testimony...

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) on Wednesday slammed former National Intelligence Director James Clapper for claiming he did not purposely lie to Congress when asked about an NSA mass surveillance program in March 2013, saying he sent the longtime intelligence offi...

 2019-03-06 22:00 

The Hill

Dem rips Clapper: He 'needs to stop making excuses for lying to the American people'...

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) took aim at former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Wednesday after Clapper denied during an interview that he had lied to Congress in his 2013 testimony....

 2019-03-06 20:20 

Mediaite

Sen. Ron Wyden Calls Out Clapper: He 'Needs to Stop Making Excuses for Lying to the American People'...

After former National Security Agency Director James Clapper stated on Tuesday he did not lie to Congress about the mass domestic surveillance programs in 2013, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) said he needs to stop lying....

 2019-03-06 17:09 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley co-sponsor veterans Agent Orange bill...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced Wednesday they are co-sponsoring a bipartisan bill that would provide health care benefits to more veterans who served decades ago in the......

 2019-03-05 18:20 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden calls for tax reform to 'shake the carbon habit'...

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., renewed his call for reforming the tax code to better support investment and innovation in clean energy during Tuesday's U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural......

 2019-03-05 17:50 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden calls for end to NSA phone records program...

Senior Senate Intelligence Committee member, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., released the following statement on the National Security Agency (NSA) telephone records program Tuesday:...

 2019-03-05 17:34 

Washington Times

NSA phone surveillance system quietly suspended, reauthorization uncertain: GOP aide...

The National Security Agency faced pressure Wednesday to officially pull the plug on its system for analyzing domestic telephone records in light of reports of the program being quietly abandoned. Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat, urged the Trump administr...

 2019-03-05 16:27 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley reintroduce Marijuana Justice Act...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., last week joined Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and colleagues in reintroducing the Marijuana Justice Act to end the federal prohibition on......

 2019-03-04 17:42 

CNBC

Lawmakers want to restore these 3 tax breaks...

Whether you paid college tuition in 2018 or you coughed up money for mortgage insurance, you should keep an eye on this package of tax breaks that are up for renewal. Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) are proposing legislation that will...

 2019-02-27 22:31 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley introduce child care, early learning bill...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., have joined 33 Democratic colleagues to introduce the Child Care for Working Families Act, a comprehensive early learning and child care bill......

 2019-02-27 14:49 

Fortune

Sen. Ron Wyden: Big Pharma Blames Everyone Else for High Drug Prices...

He spoke at the Senate Finance hearing on drug prices....

 2019-02-27 11:00 

CNBC

Senate panel grills pharma CEO over executive bonuses. Calls ties to sales of Humira 'problematic'...

Sen. Ron Wyden blasts AbbVie CEO Richard Gonzalez, saying tying sales of arthritis treatment Humira to his annual bonus is problematic....

 2019-02-27 03:46 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden: Skyrocketing drug prices 'morally repugnant'...

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., made the following initial statement at Tuesday's hearing with pharmaceutical companies' about rising drug prices:...

 2019-02-26 16:02 

CNBC

Sen. Wyden grills pharma execs for raising prices, protecting patents 'like Gollum with his ring'...

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden calls out drug giant AbbVie for raising the price of its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira....

 2019-02-26 02:11 

The Oregonian

State Department says it won't intervene after manslaughter suspect returns to Saudi Arabia...

In a letter to Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, the agency indicated little hope of bringing back Abdulrahman Sameer Noorah after he fled before his trial in the fatal hit-and-run of Portland teen Fallon Smart....

 2019-02-23 22:33 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden talks gun issues at mostly friendly Bend town hall...

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., faced a mostly - but not completely - friendly crowd of about 150 Saturday morning at his town hall at Bend's Pilot Butte Middle School, which was interrupted - but not......

 2019-02-23 00:15 

VOA

US Senators Begin Probe of Rising Insulin Prices...

Two U.S. senators launched an investigation into rising insulin prices on Friday, sending letters to the three leading manufacturers seeking answers as to why the nearly 100-year-old drug's cost has rapidly risen, causing patients and taxpayers to spe...

 2019-02-19 23:00 

Washington Examiner

Ron Wyden calls on Trump administration to release confidential auto tariff report...

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., called on the White House Tuesday to release a confidential internal report on the potential need for auto and auto parts tariffs....

 2019-02-19 01:51 

The Oregonian

Lawmakers munch CBD-infused donuts in new era of legal hemp production...

Congressman Earl Blumenauer and Sen. Ron Wyden celebrated the legalization of industrial hemp production with a visit to Blue Dot Donuts on Monday, A large crowd gathered at the downtown Portland shop to try their new CBD-infused donut. Blumenauer and Wyd...

 2019-02-19 01:00 

The Oregonian

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden on Saudi disappearances: 'There's a lot more here than people realize'...

Oregon's senior U.S. senator says his briefing by a top federal law enforcement official has led him to believe the growing number of university students from Saudi Arabia who've vanished while facing criminal charges in the U.S. may only be the t...

 2019-02-18 16:46 

The Oregonian

'Everyone deserves help:' Teens meet with Wyden, Meieran about mental health support...

Staffers at YouthLine, a teen suicide prevention center, visited with Sen. Ron Wyden Friday. Oregon's senior senator on Capitol Hill is lobbying the FCC to set up a three-digit number, like 911, for mental health emergencies....

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