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June 2012

Surface Transportation Bill Includes Senate-Passed County Payments Extension

May 2012

Merkley, Wyden Announce $85 Million for Portland to Milwaukie Light Rail Line
Wyden Statement on the Increase of Direct Flights from Portland to Washington, D.C.
Wyden Leads Letter to Senate Conferees Calling for County Payments and PILT to be Adopted in Surface Transportation Conference

February 2012

Passage of FAA Bill Will Improve Commercial Air Service, Protect Crater Lake and Increase UAV Testing Sites

January 2012

Bipartisan Coalition of Lawmakers Urges Colleagues to Consider TRIP Bonds as an Additional Way to Fund Transportation Infrastructure Projects
ADVISORY: Former CBO Director Holtz-Eakin to Join Bipartisan Coalition at Press Conference Calling for New Ways to Fund Infrastructure Projects

August 2011

Wyden, Merkley Announce $14 Million for Transportation and Recreational Infrastructure Projects

July 2011

Wyden, Hoeven, Begich Introduce TRIP Bond Program to Help Build Transportation Infrastructure

May 2011

Wyden, Stabenow Bill Uses Alternative Transportation Fuels to Reduce Dependence on Foreign Oil

November 2009

TriMet's Use of Build America Bonds Saves $3 million

October 2009

Wyden Responds to Amtrak Study of the Pioneer Line

September 2009

Senate Approves FLAME Act, Over $8 Million for Oregon Projects to Improve Communities and Preserve Natural Areas
Senators Wyden and Crapo Say Amtrak Study Options Include Pioneer Route Through Oregon and Idaho

August 2009

Dayton School District First in Oregon to Issue Build America Bonds

July 2009

Wyden, Merkley Announce $3.2 Million in Improvements to Buena Vista Ferry

June 2009

Wyden Announces $103 million in Build America Bonds to Support Creation of 3,500 Oregon Jobs

May 2009

FEMA Agrees to Delay Eviction of Vernonia Residents from Trailers

March 2009

Merkley, Wyden Announce Grant to Improve Living Conditions for Oregon Tribes
Wyden, Merkley Bring Much Needed Transportation Funds to Portland and the Willamette Valley