Ron Wyden

Type: Person
Name: Ron Wyden (Ronald Lee Wyden)
Title: U.S. Senator from Oregon
Organization: U.S. Senate
Date of Birth: 03/05/1949
Place of Birth: Wichita, Kansas
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Ron Wyden
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Rule to close coal royalty loophole

WASHINGTON — The government is drafting rules designed to close an accounting loophole that in recent years has helped coal companies boost export profits and likely cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, people familiar with the plan said.American ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Coal, Mining, Ron Wyden
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

CIA blasted for censoring torture report

A US senator has criticized the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for censoring an upcoming Senate report on the spy agency’s torture techniques. "The intelligence leadership [are] doing everything they can to bury the facts," said Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) ... [Published Press tv - 22 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Torturing the Rule of Law

THE FIRST great object of a constitution, believed many of the Framers of the United States Constitution, is to enable the government to protect the people from external attack. Relative to the track records of other countries, the U.S. government’s success ... [Published National Interest - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Creating manufacturing jobs at home in McMinnville

Today at 9:30 AM by As chairman of the Senate Finance Committee , Sen. Wyden knows the importance of innovative partnerships between the private sector and local schools to provide training that will generate good-paying manufacturing jobs in Oregon ... [Published U.S. Senator Ron Wyden - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Wyden pushes back on criticism over NSA

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) suggested he could have been expelled from Congress if he revealed classified information — pushing back on criticism that he did not do enough to expose National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs.Wyden, one of the most ... [Published The Hill - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 5 reports

Senator: Time to rethink our emergency oil stockpile

Armed security stands near an oil pipe at the Bryan Mound facility of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in Freeport, Texas. (Photo: Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle)WASHINGTON — Sen. Ron Wyden wants the United States to rethink the size and scope of its ... [Published Fuel Fix - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Voters Split On Crude-By-Rail Safety, Wyden Asks DOE to Investigate Strategic Reserves

Davis is the energy reporter at Morning Consult. He joined us from a D.C. business law firm, where he provided legal assistance on state and federal issues, and published a top-performing blog. Prior to his legal experience, Davis conducted research ... [Published The Morning Consult - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Wyden, Merkley, Schrader, DeFazio, Blumenauer and Bonamici to Coast Guard: Keep Newport Air Facility Open Through Crabbing Season

Washington, D.C. - Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined today with Oregon Representatives Kurt Schrader, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici to call on the U.S. Coast Guard to hold off on its abrupt decision to shut down its ... [Published Noodls - Oct 22 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Wyden, Harkin Ask Agencies to Review Impact of Pension De-risking Strategies for Current and Future Retirees

Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc.WASHINGTON - Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, today sent a letter to the Departments of Treasury ... [Published Insurance News Net - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Grassley, Wyden Optimistic for Future Whistleblowers at FBI

WASHINGTON - Senators Chuck Grassley and Ron Wyden today expressed optimism that Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) whistleblowers may receive better protection under new guidelines outlined in a proposal to President Barack Obama.In August, Grassley ... [Published Noodls - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Congress won't pass a law letting the FBI access your encrypted data

Just because FBI director James Comey believes his agency has a right to see your phone's encrypted data doesn't mean he'll get his way. Members of Congress from both major parties, including House Representatives Darrell Issa and Zoe Lofgren as well ... [Published Engadget - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Congress Shuts Down FBI Director’s Decryption Law Proposal

We’re sure many weren’t too pleased that the FBI Director had hinted that the agency could be thinking about taking action against the likes of Apple and Google, both of whom have recently introduced encryption features that would basically make it impossible ... [Published UberGizmo - Oct 22 2014]

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...Justice Department proposals to improve protections and due process for whistleblowers at the FBI would be significant improvements," Wyden said "what's important now is to make sure the department follows through and really makes those changes."

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Rule to close coal royalty loophole [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 7 hours ago]
Justice Department Rejects Key Reforms to FBI W... [Published Firedoglake - 12 hours ago]
Torturing the Rule of Law [Published National Interest - 13 hours ago]
American Companies Are Getting Way Too Cozy Wit... [Published Pacific Standard - 14 hours ago]
Creating manufacturing jobs at home in McMinnville [Published U.S. Senator Ron Wyden - 17 hours ago]
States are the Key to Both Strengthening and Re... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - 18 hours ago]
Mark Udall: The Democrat Senator with a fight o... [Published The Independent - 18 hours ago]
Wyden pushes back on criticism over NSA [Published The Hill - 19 hours ago]
Senator: Time to rethink our emergency oil stoc... [Published Fuel Fix - 19 hours ago]
Voters Split On Crude-By-Rail Safety, Wyden Ask... [Published The Morning Consult - 20 hours ago]
CIA blasted for censoring torture report [Published Press tv - 22 hours ago]
READ IN: Good Dogs Edition [Published Washington Post - 23 hours ago]
Wyden, Harkin Ask Agencies to Review Impact of ... [Published Insurance News Net - 23 hours ago]
Little Known USA Truck Attracts Investors As Un... [Published Forbes.com - 23 hours ago]
What Corporations Need To Watch In The Midterm ... [Published Forbes.com - 23 hours ago]
Wyden: Wyden, Harkin Ask Agencies to Review Imp... [Published Insurance News Net - 23 hours ago]
Pro-Privacy Senator Wyden on Fighting the NSA F... [Published LinuxSecurity.com - Oct 23 2014]
What 'Winning the Senate' Means [Published CNS News - Oct 23 2014]
Exclusive: U.S. plans to plug coal royalty loop... [Published Bayou Buzz - Oct 23 2014]
ENERGY POLICY: Wyden asks DOE to consider selli... [Published E&ENews PM - Oct 23 2014]
Wyden Asks Energy Department to Study Strategic... [Published U.S. Senator Ron Wyden - Oct 23 2014]
Lawmakers: Keep Newport helicopter during crab ... [Published KGW.com - Oct 23 2014]
One Of The NSA's Biggest Critics In The Senate ... [Published Techdirt - Oct 22 2014]
Sen. Wyden presses DOE for study on US petroleu... [Published The Hill - Oct 22 2014]
Wyden, Merkley, Schrader, DeFazio, Blumenauer a... [Published Noodls - Oct 22 2014]
Sen. Wyden presses DOE for study on US petroleu... [Published E2-Wire - Oct 22 2014]
Grassley, Wyden Optimistic for Future Whistlebl... [Published Noodls - Oct 22 2014]
FBI director asks Congress to update law to cir... [Published Electronista - Oct 22 2014]
Now the FBI is asking Congress to weaken iPhone... [Published The Verge - Oct 22 2014]
USCG Air Facilities to Close Due to Budget Cuts [Published SeaPower Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
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Justice Department Rejects Key Reforms to FBI W... [Published Firedoglake - 12 hours ago]
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is considering an array of new procedures that may modestly improve protections for whistleblowers, however, the Justice Department rejected a number of key reforms that “whistleblower advocates” have urged the ...
States are the Key to Both Strengthening and Re... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - 18 hours ago]
The prevailing view among health policy experts seems to be that today’s political polarization means years of trench warfare are ahead for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). According to this gloomy view, whatever happens in the November election or perhaps ...
Pro-Privacy Senator Wyden on Fighting the NSA F... [Published LinuxSecurity.com - Oct 23 2014]
LinuxSecurity.com : Senator Ron Wyden thought he knew what was going on. The Democrat from Oregon, who has served on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence since 2001, thought he knew the nature of the National Security Agency's surveillance a ...
One Of The NSA's Biggest Critics In The Senate ... [Published Techdirt - Oct 22 2014]
In the past, we've noted how unfortunate it was that the Senator who fought strongest for our civil liberties in Congress, Russ Feingold, got voted out of office back in 2010 -- in favor of a "Tea Party" candidate who has consistently voted in favor ...
Sen. Wyden presses DOE for study on US petroleu... [Published E2-Wire - Oct 22 2014]
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is requesting that the Energy Department study the size and contents of the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve.In a letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Wednesday, Wyden urges him to direct the Department of Energy to. ...
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PepsiCo Chairman & CEO Indra Nooyi, Senator Ron... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 15 2014]
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