Senator Ron Wyden

Wyden Calls For More Fire Prevention Funding

Sep 11, 2017
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  Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden was in the state Friday visiting several wildfires. His stops included touring the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge, and the Jones Fire in Lane County.

Speaking at a press conference, Senator Wyden said lawmakers in Washington need to be doing more to pay for firefighting prevention efforts.

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Oregon Senator Ron Wyden touched on the Trump Administration’s recent attacks on the media. Wyden also touched on the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's funding and whether or not it is on the chopping block.

Wyden Touts Vote By Mail To Counter Fraud

Jan 25, 2017
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This week, President Donald Trump repeated his claim that millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 election. U.S. Senator Ron Wyden says President Trump should look to Oregon if he has concerns about the country’s elections.

Wyden Says EpiPen Maker May Owe Taxpayers Money

Sep 6, 2016

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, says the maker of the allergy drug EpiPen may owe taxpayers a lot of money for failing to reimburse Medicaid properly over the past decade.

Ron Wyden, D-Ore., became the first U.S. senator to be elected entirely by mail when he was voted into office in 1996. Tuesday he told reporters he wants the vote-by-mail system to be expanded nationally, at least for federal races.

Wyden has tried unsuccessfully to get similar bills through Congress before, but he’s bringing it up again now because of long lines at polling places during this year's presidential primary season.

Courtney Flatt

The Northwest is in for a shakeup when it comes to natural resources policy. That's because the region is losing two key chairman of congressional committees that set policy on forests, rivers, mining and energy.

Klamath Task Force Reports Progress

Aug 23, 2013

Groups with a big interest in resolving Klamath Basin water issues say they need more time to deliver recommendations to Oregon Senator Ron Wyden.

Wyden Looking For Klamath Basin's Solution

Aug 2, 2013

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden says he’s looking for permanent solution to the Klamath Basin’s regional water crisis in southern Oregon. And he says he wants it on his desk by September tenth. A group charged with finding those answers met Thursday in Klamath Falls.