Press Releases

December 30, 2009

Wyden to Hold Annual Washington County Town Hall on January 4

Portland, OR - U.S. Senator Ron Wyden will host his annual Washington County town hall meeting in King City January 4, 2010. Senator Wyden has been holding town halls in each Oregon county every year since 1996. Washington County Town Hall Meeting Date: Monday, January 4, 2010 Time: 3:30 p.m. (Doors open one hour early) Location: King City Club House 15245 SW 116th … Continue Reading


December 30, 2009

Wyden to Hold Annual Lake County Town Hall on January 6

Portland, OR - U.S. Senator Ron Wyden will host his annual Lake County town hall meeting in Lakeview on January 6, 2010. Senator Wyden has been holding town halls in each Oregon county every year since 1996. Lake County Town Hall Meeting Date: Wednesday, January 6, 2010 Time: 11:45 a.m. (Doors open one hour early) Location: Daly Middle School 220 South H … Continue Reading


December 30, 2009

Wyden to Hold Annual Clackamas County Town Hall on January 5

Portland, OR - U.S. Senator Ron Wyden will host his annual Clackamas County town hall meeting in Molalla on January 5, 2010. Senator Wyden has been holding town halls in each Oregon county every year since 1996. Clackamas County Town Hall Meeting Date: Tuesday, January 5, 2010 Time: 1:30 p.m. (Doors open one hour early) Location: Molalla High School 357 East Francis … Continue Reading


December 30, 2009

Wyden to Hold Annual Klamath County Town Hall on January 6

Portland, OR - U.S. Senator Ron Wyden will host his annual Klamath County town hall meeting in Klamath Falls on January 6, 2010. Senator Wyden has been holding town halls in each Oregon county every year since 1996. Klamath County Town Hall Meeting Date: Wednesday, January 6, 2010 Time: 4:30 p.m. (Doors open one hour early) Location: Klamath Community College Commons area 7390 South 6th … Continue Reading


December 30, 2009

Wyden to Hold Annual Multnomah County Town Hall on January 5

Portland, OR - U.S. Senator Ron Wyden will host his annual Multnomah County town hall meeting at David Douglas High School in southeast Portland on January 5, 2010. Senator Wyden has been holding town halls in each Oregon county every year since 1996. Multnomah County Town Hall Meeting Date: Tuesday, January 5, 2010 Time: 9:45 a.m. (Doors open one hour early) Location: David Douglas Performing Arts … Continue Reading


December 24, 2009

Wyden Calls Senate Health Reform Bill a "Start"

Washington, D.C.- Three years and eleven days after first introducing his own legislation to reform the nation's health care system, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) joined his Senate colleagues this morning to pass the "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act," comprehensive health reform legislation that Wyden says lays the foundation for many of the reforms he has long been fighting for. "We've always known that the path to reforming the nation's health care system was going to be long … Continue Reading


December 22, 2009

Wyden and Cornyn Launch Effort to Help Victims of Sex Trafficking

Washington, D.C. - Reaching out to help the neglected victims of sex trafficking and crack down on their abusers, U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and John Cornyn (R-Tex.) introduced legislation today that would take a comprehensive approach to shutting down human sex trafficking. The Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2009 includes provisions to set up block grant pilot projects in six states that would establish shelters for victims and provide treatment, counseling and legal … Continue Reading


December 21, 2009

Wyden to Holbrooke: Cutting Taliban Funding is Essential to Success in Afghanistan

Washington, D.C.- As the United States prepares to ramp up troop levels in Afghanistan and bring that war to a close, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) called on Richard C. Holbrooke, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, to turn attention to the illicit funding streams that are propping up the Taliban's ability to remain a threat to U.S. troops and the Afghan people. In a letter dated December 21, Wyden asked for greater investigation into private donors and charities in Saudi … Continue Reading


December 16, 2009

Wyden Brings Oregon Timber and Conservation Groups Together for Central, Eastern Oregon Forests and Families

Washington, D.C. - After decades of warring over Oregon's national forests, representatives from Oregon's timber industry and conservation groups joined U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) today to introduce legislation that will promote active management of 8.3 million acres in six national forests east of the Cascades. The agreement would resolve decades of bitter disputes over harvest levels and watershed and old growth protection, and lead to a significant and sustainable increase in harvest … Continue Reading


December 16, 2009

***AUDIO AND VIDEO AVAILABLE*** Wyden Held Press Conference with Oregon Timber and Conservation Groups to Announce Federal Forestry Legislation

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) held a press conference with representatives from Oregon's timber industry and conservation groups to announce their support of the "Oregon Eastside Forests Restoration, Old Growth Protection and Jobs Act" which Wyden will introduce today. The legislation represents an agreement between the timber industry and environmentalists over the decades-old dispute over harvest levels and watershed and old growth protections, and will lead to a … Continue Reading


December 16, 2009

Wyden Brings Oregon Timber and Conservation Groups Together for Central, Eastern Oregon Forests and Families

Washington, D.C. - After decades of warring over Oregon's national forests, representatives from Oregon's timber industry and conservation groups joined U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) today to introduce legislation that will promote active management of 8.3 million acres in six national forests east of the Cascades. The agreement would resolve decades of bitter disputes over harvest levels and watershed and old growth protection, and lead to a significant and sustainable increase in harvest … Continue Reading


December 15, 2009

Consolidated Appropriations Act Includes Nearly $6.4 Million for Coastal Oregon Projects

Washington D.C. - Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced today that nearly $6.4 million in projects to assist Oregon's coastal communities and create jobs will be included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010. Projects in the bill include funding for a collaborative effort to protect and maintain the marine resources coastal communities depend on, funding to provide updated equipment to local fishermen, and resources for police officers to fight drug abuse. "These … Continue Reading


December 15, 2009

*** TOMORROW ***Historic Foes Join Forces to Restore Oregon Forests and Jobs

Washington, D.C. - Tomorrow at 10:30 am EST, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) will hold a press conference with representatives from Oregon's timber industry and conservation groups to announce their support of the "Oregon Eastside Forests Restoration, Old Growth Protection and Jobs Act" which Wyden will introduce immediately after the press event. The agreement would resolve the timber industry and environmentalists' decades-old disputes over harvest levels and watershed and old growth … Continue Reading


December 15, 2009

Wyden, Merkley: Eastern and Central Oregon to receive $3 Million For Transportation and Economic Development

Washington, D.C. - Continuing efforts to bring job-creating improvements back to Oregon, U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) announced that counties in eastern and central Oregon will receive more than $2.2 million in funding from the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010. "These investments will fuel economic development and put Oregonians to work improving infrastructure and the quality of life in their communities," said Wyden. "In Eastern Oregon, tourism is … Continue Reading


December 15, 2009

Wyden, Merkley Announce $26 Million in Funding For Portland and Willamette Valley Areas

Washington, D.C. - Continuing efforts to improve the economy and the state's infrastructure, U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) announced that the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 will contain more than $26 million in funding for projects in Portland and the Willamette Valley. "These dollars will create real, tangible jobs that will result in multiple benefits to our local communities," said Wyden. "Rebuilding infrastructure, providing public safety … Continue Reading


December 11, 2009

Wyden Briefing to Shed Light on Human Sex Trafficking Crisis

Washington, D.C. - On Monday, December 14, 2009, at 2:00 pm EST (11:00 am PST), U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) will hold a briefing with leading experts on the issue of human sex trafficking to inform Congressional staff and media on the issue as he works to develop legislation. Who: Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, Director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at the State Department, and Chair of the inter-agency human trafficking Senior Policy Operating … Continue Reading


December 11, 2009

Wyden, Schrader Seek Resolution in Support of Troops Stranded During the Holidays

Washington, D.C. - Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and Congressman Kurt Schrader are seeking passage of a resolution encouraging the U.S. Military to help their own soldiers, including members of the National Guard, who are on leave but can't get home for the holidays."This resolution is only the start of an effort to end a U.S. Military policy that results in members of the armed services being abandoned away from home during the holidays," Wyden said. "If the military is going to rely more on more … Continue Reading


December 10, 2009

Wyden, Collins Find Bipartisan Ground

Washington, D.C.-. U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) today filed three bipartisan amendments to the "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act." If adopted, the amendments will improve the Senate bill by doing more to hold down premium increases for all Americans while expanding health care choices for more Americans and their employers. "At the end of the day, Americans don't care if a health reform proposal originated with a Democrat or a Republican, what … Continue Reading


December 04, 2009

Wyden: Time to Bring Energy Policy in Line with 21st Century

Seattle, WA - Recognizing that renewable, efficient energy is good for both job creation and improving forest health, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden today called for a change in energy policy that would open the doors for greater use of biomass from federal forests. "It's also time to bring the rest of America's energy policies into line with our 21st Century economic and environmental needs," Wyden said in recorded remarks for the White House-sponsored Oregon-Washington Energy Forum in Seattle. "In … Continue Reading


December 03, 2009

Bipartisan Resolution In Support of Iranian Baha'i Passes Senate

Washington, D.C.-. Continuing their support for religious tolerance and freedom throughout the world, U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) announced that a resolution condemning Iran for the persecution of 300,000 Iranian members of the Baha'i Faith has been passed by the Senate. The Senators' resolution also called on Iran to release its prisoners held for their religious beliefs, including seven Baha'i leaders detained since 2008. The resolution was introduced by … Continue Reading

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