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 23 mins ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 1 reports

The Snowden Effect: Who Ever Could Have Predicted? Cont'd

It's a good thing that Edward Snowden is an International Man of Luggage and really bad on TV, and that Glenn Greenwald is unpleasant and not to be invited to dinner in good company, because, if those two things weren't the case, I might think that the ... [Published Esquire - 23 mins ago]
First reported 29 mins ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 1 reports

Wyden Statement on Unauthorized CIA Search of Senate Computer Files

Washington, D.C. – Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today issued the following statement after the Central Intelligence Agency issued a statement confirming the agency’s search of Senate Select Committee on Intelligence computer files:“The CIA Inspector General ... [Published U.S. Senator Ron Wyden - 29 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Wyden calls for short-term ban on Internet tax

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) called on the Senate to pass a short-term extension of a ban on Internet access taxes.“Don’t hit the internet with discriminatory taxation,” Wyden said on the Senate floor Thursday. “I hope that the ... [Published The Hill - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Ron Wyden, Taxes, Harry Reid
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Wyden: Fix Wildfire Funding This Week

[embedded content]Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., took to the Senate Floor today to press Congress on the urgent need to pass an emergency funding bill that would provide additional fire funding to fight the catastrophic wildfires ripping ... [Published U.S. Senator Ron Wyden - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Senate bill won’t stop NSA mass spying

While it is an improvement on previous legislation, the US Senate bill aimed at cracking down on NSA data collection, unveiled this week by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, will not stop the spy agency from accessing the communications ... [Published Press tv - 23 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Senate Resolution Marks Day to Honor Whistleblowers

as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day has passed the Senate.The resolution was sponsored by Senators Chuck Grassley and Ron Wyden, who will be the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus when it begins next year.The resolution ... [Published Noodls - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Wyden: Time to fix the way we budget for wildfires

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y14i7sLZlL4&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Wyden: Time to fix the way we budget for wildfires July 30, 2014 - Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) speaks on ... [Published Senator Ron Wyden - YouTube Channel - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 9 reports

Senate Passes Transportation Bill; House Not Likely to Play Ball

As noted Sunday, the Senate heard four amendments on the House Transportation bill  on Tuesday (July 29) evening - and passed two of them, setting up a major confrontation with the House.  Politico' s Adam Snider provides the details:They voted 71-26 ... [Published Planetizen - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Tobacco tax law cost U.S. billions in revenue -report

WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) - A 2009 law that raised federal taxes to discourage smoking cost the U.S. government billions of dollars in lost revenue as manufacturers relabeled products and consumers shifted to cheaper pipe tobacco and large cigars, ... [Published CNBC - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Senate bill would overhaul NSA surveillance

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee introduced a bill Tuesday to halt the federal government’s bulk collection of American’s telephone and Internet information.Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said that, if enacted, the bill “would ... [Published Macon Telegraph - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Wyden, Udall Will Work to Strengthen Newly Unveiled Surveillance Reform Legislation

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Mark Udall, , commended U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy for his work on legislation unveiled today to rein in overly broad NSA surveillance, end the bulk collection of Americans' phone records and strengthen ... [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ron Wyden Goes Long

Let us be plain, There is no good reason -- and certainly no reason compatible with a functioning democracy -- for the CIA's report on how the United States abandoned its principles and tortured people to remain classified. There's no good reason -- and ... [Published Esquire - Jul 29 2014]

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"individuals with the courage to blow the whistle in the face of government wrongdoing, waste or abuse are an integral part of our democracy. too often, whistleblowers risk retaliation and scorn for drawing attention to misdeeds, so it is only right for the senate to recognize their vital contributions" Wyden said

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Wyden: Fix Wildfire Funding This Week [Published U.S. Senator Ron Wyden - 8 hours ago]
The trans-Pacific trade pact amounts to a high-... [Published American Enterprise Institute - 11 hours ago]
Senate Resolution Marks Day to Honor Whistleblo... [Published Noodls - 15 hours ago]
The Evening Blues - 7-30-14 [Published Daily Kos - 17 hours ago]
Environmental Update On Bees And Trees [Published Oregon Public Broadcasting - 19 hours ago]
Bipartisanship is alive and well, but not in th... [Published Washington Examiner - 20 hours ago]
Wyden: Time to fix the way we budget for wildfires [Published Senator Ron Wyden - YouTube Channel - 20 hours ago]
Infrastructure alert - July 29, 2014 [Published Lexology - 21 hours ago]
Jeremy Scahill: White House Censoring What US P... [Published Common Dreams - 21 hours ago]
Grassley/Wyden Resolution Marks Day To Honor Wh... [Published WOWT - 21 hours ago]
Senate Passes Transportation Bill; House Not Li... [Published Planetizen - 22 hours ago]
With Others Uninterested, Pathway Open For Sand... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - 22 hours ago]
Senate bill won’t stop NSA mass spying [Published Press tv - 23 hours ago]
Senators Send Their Highway Fix Back to House [Published Kansas City Infozine - Jul 30 2014]
House Republicans Fiddle While Forest Service R... [Published Think Progress - Jul 30 2014]
Hermiston Ag Research Bill Moves Forward in Com... [Published U.S. Senator Ron Wyden - Jul 30 2014]
Oregon health official: companies put kitty lit... [Published Senator Ron Wyden - YouTube Channel - Jul 30 2014]
World lesser disturbed now as Obama reforms sur... [Published Daily Messenger - Jul 30 2014]
Analysis: Bill “Banning” NSA Data Collection Wi... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 30 2014]
Wyden on the Hermiston Agricultural Research Ce... [Published Senator Ron Wyden - YouTube Channel - Jul 30 2014]
The 'Highway Cliff' Is Back, And It's Rearing I... [Published Business Insider - Jul 30 2014]
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Wyden: Time to fix the way we budget for wildfires [Published Senator Ron Wyden - YouTube Channel - 20 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y14i7sLZlL4&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Wyden: Time to fix the way we budget for wildfires July 30, 2014 - Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) speaks on ...
House Republicans Fiddle While Forest Service R... [Published Think Progress - Jul 30 2014]
Claire Moser is the research and advocacy associate with the Public Lands Project at the Center for American Progress. You can follow her on Twitter at @Claire_Moser. Matt Lee-Ashley is a senior fellow and director of the Public Lands Project at the ...
Oregon health official: companies put kitty lit... [Published Senator Ron Wyden - YouTube Channel - Jul 30 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i83OoWiZl10&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Oregon health official: companies put kitty litter in cigars to avoid taxes owed July 29, 2014- Oregon ...
Wyden on the Hermiston Agricultural Research Ce... [Published Senator Ron Wyden - YouTube Channel - Jul 30 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PQ62J-_rVs&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Wyden on the Hermiston Agricultural Research Center at OSU July 30, 2014 - Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) speaks ...
The 'Highway Cliff' Is Back, And It's Rearing I... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 30 2014]
With just two days left before lawmakers leave Washington, D.C. for a five-week-long recess, the House and Senate still have not agreed on how to keep funding federal highway and construction spending. As of now, the Senate and House have dueling ...
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PepsiCo Chairman & CEO Indra Nooyi, Senator Ron... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 15 2014]
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