On April 6, Jackson County Commissioner Colleen Roberts published a guest opinion in The Register-Guard charging that the “River Democracy Act would hamper Oregon’s timber counties.” Her concerns, along with Rep. Cliff Bentz, are that Sen. Ron Wyden’s bill would make it more difficult to reduce forest fuels and increase fire hazards, especially “to small gulches and draws that do not carry water for most of the year,” implying that intermittent streams have no value, and that fire hazards are not addressed in the bill.
Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have joined other lawmakers in calling for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to hold hearings on a bill that would establish a truth and reconciliation commission on Indian boarding school policies. In a letter signed by 17 other Senators, lawmakers asked Chairman of the...
Ron Wyden says Republicans trying to find who gutted the IRS are like 'the guy in the hot dog suit, swearing up and down that they're trying to find the guy who did this'
Wyden was referring to the famous Hot Dog Car sketch from the Netflix series "I Think You Should Leave."
Portland – U.S. Senator Ron Wyden today announced five upcoming “live on-line” town halls hosted by People’s Town Hall for residents of Lincoln, Tillamook, Deschutes, Wasco and Hood River counties. Heading into these upcoming virtual town halls, Wyden has held 1,017 town halls statewide in fulfillment...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ron Wyden wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Oregon primary election. Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.
This story will continue to be updated as more results come in. Because ballots could be mailed on Election Day starting this year, elections officials caution the winners may not be known for several days. Election offices expect vote counts after Tuesday to rise more than in past years due to valid ballots arriving at counting locations up to seven days after the election. ...
SALEM — Following a series of local virtual town hall meetings in Eastern Oregon, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden is looking to voice the concerns of local veterans regarding a proposed downgrade to the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial Veterans Administration Medical Center in Walla Walla. Wyden fielded input from local...
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LA GRANDE — Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden said the lack of affordable housing and homelessness continue to be issues that linger in all corners of the state. “There’s not a nook or cranny in the state from Portland to the valley or throughout the rural part of the state where people aren’t asking about housing,” Wyden said during a Wednesday, April 20, town hall for Union County residents.
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