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Wyden Pushes Bill To Force Presidential Candidates To Release Tax Returns

Sept. 30, 2016 9:19 p.m.

Sen. Ron Wyden visited a senior center in Portland Friday to highlight a bill that would force all presidential candidates to release their tax returns.

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Wyden Says EpiPen Maker May Owe Taxpayers Money

Sept. 5, 2016 9:07 p.m.

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden says the maker of the allergy drug EpiPen may owe taxpayers a lot of money for failing to reimburse Medicaid properly over the past decade.

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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden: New Opioid Bill 'A Half Measure'

July 13, 2016 11 p.m.

Speaking on the Senate floor, Sen. Ron Wyden, who voted for the bill, said it leaves on the table a lot of opportunities to fight addiction. 

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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Pushes Bill To Keep Kids Out Of Foster Care

July 11, 2016 7:15 p.m.

Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden is hoping to pass a bill to keep more kids out of foster care.

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Wyden Sees Conflicts Of Interest In Opioid Abuse Panel

June 28, 2016 5:25 p.m.

A panel that advises the government on opioids has members with serious conflicts of interest, according Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden.

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Wyden Discusses Brexit, Gun Control And Oil Trains

June 24, 2016 11:07 p.m.

OPB’s Kate Davidson talked with Oregon's senior Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden on Friday about national issues affecting the state.

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Wyden Introduces Medicare Drug Cost Cap

April 28, 2016 5:25 p.m.

Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden has introduced a bill to stop Medicare recipients from facing out-of-pocket expenses of more than $7,500 a year.

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Sen. Wyden: Naming Scalia's Successor Requires Urgency

Feb. 14, 2016 9:41 p.m.

Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden said naming Scalia’s successor requires great dignity and urgency.

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Most Oregon Voters Approve Of Brown, Wyden Ahead Of Election

March 1, 2016 5:15 p.m.

Gov. Kate Brown and Sen. Ron Wyden have strong approval ratings in a new survey conducted for OPB. The poll helps explain why prominent Republicans have been reluctant to challenge the two Democrats in this year's elections.

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Wyden: Loophole 'The Size Of A Lunar Crater' Allowed Portland Pollution

Feb. 19, 2016 12:18 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said Thursday he's worried about the regulatory gap that allowed high levels of heavy metals pollution to be released into the air in Portland.

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Blonde Poison And The Wyden Family Story

Feb. 27, 2015 9:09 p.m.

The story behind Verona Studio's new production of Blonde Poison — including Senator Ron Wyden's connection to the notorious Gestapo informant Stella Kubler-Isaacson.

Forestry | Business | local | Sustainability | NW Life | Arts

Will Our Future High-Rises Be Made Of Wood?

Sept. 18, 2016 8:07 p.m.

Lever Architecture completes the nation's first cross-laminated timber building and clears designs for an 11-story tower, positioning Oregon at the forefront of a new, green technology.

Think Out Loud

Reactions to Clinton Nomination | Ron Wyden At The DNC | Philadelphia Uber Driver | Salmon Reintroduction

July 26, 2016 3:59 p.m.

We hear from U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) from the Democratic National Convention and talk to an Uber driver in Philadelphia. We'll also discuss an effort to reintroduce salmon to the upper Malheur River.

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Washington Lobbyist | Sen. Ron Wyden | Oregon's Pot Problems

March 15, 2016 3:42 p.m.

This week, Think Out Loud is coming to you live from the NPR studios in Washington, D.C.

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Wyden, Blumenauer Defend TPP

April 29, 2015 9:36 p.m.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has split Oregon's congressional delegation. We'll talk with Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer about why they believe in the controversial international trade agreement.

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Sen. Wyden Pushes Two Key Bills Through Committee

Nov. 14, 2014 8:06 p.m.

Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is hoping to pass legislation to increase logging in public forests and manage water in the Klamath Basin before the end of the year.

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Oregon Senator Ron Wyden Reacts To FCC Vote

Feb. 27, 2015 8:06 p.m.

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to approve new rules governing internet service providers, something Sen. Wyden (D-OR) has championed.

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Senator Ron Wyden Attacks Warrantless Searches

July 1, 2014 7:06 p.m.

Senator Wyden is unhappy with the new information the Office of the Director of National Intelligence provided about warrantless searches.

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Sen. Ron Wyden Takes Your Questions

April 14, 2014 7:06 p.m.

This February, Sen. Ron Wyden took over as chair of the Senate Finance Committee. We'll hear about the new role, and take your questions.

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