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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden's River Democracy Act won't hamper timber counties at all

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.
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Senator Ron Wyden Announces “On Line” People’s Town Hall

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...

Oregon US Senate 2022 primary results: Ron Wyden wins Dem race; GOP contender still undetermined

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. ...

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon Is The Latest Member Of Congress To Test Positive For COVID

Oregon’s senior U.S. senator, Ron Wyden, tested positive for COVID on Tuesday. On Twitter and in a news release, he said the infection was caught during routine testing. He’s experiencing “minor symptoms” and is working from his residence in Washington, D.C., the statements said. He will quarantine according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. It recommends that people isolate themselves for five days.
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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden discusses state's housing shortages

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.

Kamala Harris and two Democratic senators — Ron Wyden and Chris Murphy — have Covid. Their absences temporarily delayed some confirmation votes.

Here's Foreign Relations Committee Chair Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.):. "It's great for Europe [and] for the United States in terms of stability, particularly at a time in which we have the challenges of Ukraine. Obviously, Le Pen did better than others expected. But, you know, populism is not only alive in France. It's alive all over, including here in the United States. So it's a reflection of the sentiment of some of the electorate as they face challenges in their lives.