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October 2014

Wyden, Merkley, DeFazio Urge VA Secretary To Oversee Selection of Next Roseburg VA Director

June 2014

Following New Report, Oregon Senators Call for Changes at Local VA Hospitals and Accountability for Those Who Let Down Oregon’s Veterans

February 2014

Wyden Statement on Overturning Veteran Pension Reductions

January 2014

Wyden Cosponsors Bill to Provide Justice to Servicemembers Discharged Over Sexual Orientation

October 2013

NEWS CONFERENCE, 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 18

April 2013

Burr and Wyden Seek to Strengthen VA’s Pension Program and Protect America’s Veterans

March 2013

Wyden Statement on Full Funding of Tuition Assistance Programs for National Guard Members

December 2012

Wyden NDAA Amendment to Hold Contractors Accountable Sent to the President
Veterans Affairs Department Agrees to GI Bill Housing Allowance Fix for OIT Students
Oregon Lawmakers to Pentagon: Don’t Put Taxpayers on the Hook for Contractors’ Negligence
In Letter, Oregon Lawmakers Seek to Have VA’s GI Bill Housing Allowance Calculated Based on Where Veterans Live and Study

June 2012

Wyden and Kohl Investigate Pension Poaching in VA’s Pension Program at Aging Committee Hearing

February 2012

Wyden Cosponsors Bill to Compensate Servicemembers for Miscalculation of Leave Time Under PDMRA

January 2012

Wyden Will Attend Salem Demobilization Ceremony on Saturday for Oregon Army National Guard's 1249th Engineer Battalion

November 2011

Wyden Soft Landing Bill Will Ease Burden of Returning National Guard and Reserve Members
Wyden, Merkley Announce Transportation Grants to aid Veterans

October 2011

Wyden, Merkley Send Letter to Secretary Panetta Seeking Medal of Honor for Henry Lincoln Johnson

September 2011

Wyden Letter Prompts DoD to Change Policy Denying Injured Guard and Reserve Members Medical Assistance
Wyden Calls on DoD Undersecretary to Change Policy Denying Injured Guard and Reserve Members Transitional Medical Assistance

August 2011

Merkley, Wyden Announce Grants for Veterans Job Training