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  1. A tax break that feeds the hungry, a Congress that sits on its handsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... passed a bill to make the food tax donation deduction permanent; the Senate Finance Committee, chaired by Oregon's Ron Wyden, has voted to extend all the tax rules. A Wyden staff member explained Tuesday, the goal is to deal with all the rules ...

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  2. Elizabeth Warren Spars With Wall Street Over Antonio WeissRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Switched

    ... much. "Not taking a preliminary position before we have a chance for proper review," said a spokeswoman for Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), who chairs the committee. "We look forward to evaluating his nomination." Sens. Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Tom Carper ...

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  3. Senators dona t like where the FAAa s headed on dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Senate lawmakers are pressuring the Federal Aviation Administration to speed up its efforts to develop rules for drones - and at least one senator is objecting to a restrictive proposal that could put commercial drones out of reach of all but the wealthiest companies. In a letter to FAA administrator Michael Huerta, a group of lawmakers led by Sen. Ron Wyden are demanding that the FAA speed up its deliberations for integrating drones into the national airspace.

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  4. Senators urge FAA: Don't delay drone testsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., joined colleagues Tuesday in calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to speed up approvals for unmanned aerial systems test permits, and to ensure the agency's plans to regulate these aircraft don't fall behind schedule. The FAA created six test sites across the country to study unmanned aircraft in response to a request from Congress in 2012 to craft regulations that meet the unique safety challenges posed by UAS.

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  5. Lawmakers Seeking NSA Reform Could Use the Patriot Act as LeverageRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Government Executive

    ... reauthorization should be on the table, she warned that it would still leave other NSA abuses unaddressed. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, also said he wants to use the looming Patriot Act deadline as leverage for stronger changes. "The June ...

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  6. In Our View: Failing Our ForestsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... billion annually. That is just one example of how wise forest management can be economically prudent, and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, long has led the drumbeat in Congress for more effective forest management. In August, he again introduced a bill ...

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  7. New Lois Lerner Emails May Be RetrievedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Government Executive

    ... committed to getting to the truth and ensuring that the IRS treats all tax-exempt applicants fairly," said Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and ranking member Orrin Hatch, R-Utah. "Since the launch of our investigation in May 2013, our investigators have ...

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  8. Is time right but capital's mood wrong for tax reform?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... going to lose more and more companies, more jobs and more investment overseas." Although the White House and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., made clear this year that they wanted to overhaul the tax code, there appears a greater enthusiasm for changing the ...

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  9. Some Missing Lois Lerner E-Mails May Have Been FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | WebCPA

    ... able to recover some forensic data which may include documents the IRS believed were missing." Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, and top Republican Orrin Hatch of Utah said in a statement that the panel's report on the IRS treatment ...

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  10. Possible break in hunt for Lois Lerner's lost IRS emailsBut don't get ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Don't Mess With Taxes

    ... requests. Lerner's refusal to testify led to a contempt of Congress charge . Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) said on Nov. 21 that they learned that the Treasury Inspector General for Tax ...

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  11. Editorial: O&C bill still needs work to offer certaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The News-Review

    ... a bill that's been in effect for nearly 80 years just to meet an earlier stated deadline. Oregon's senior senator, Ron Wyden, gained approval for his O&C bill from the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Nov. 13. His hope is to attach ...

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  12. Senators: Lerner emails might have been foundRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Hill

    A Treasury inspector general has recovered some data that might include missing emails from former IRS official Lois Lerner, the Senate's top tax writers said Friday. Finance Chairman Ron Wyden and the committee's top Republican, Sen. Orrin Hatch , said that Treasury's inspector general for tax administration is currently working to see if it can give the recovered forensic data that might include Lerner's emails to the committee in a readable form.

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  13. Can Congress help the Klamath Basin restore itself? It must: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | OregonLive.com

    ... in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee earlier this month and is sponsored by Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden and co-sponsored by Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley. The act's provisions would authorize three agreements hammered out in the Klamath ...

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  14. Those Not-So-Lost IRS Emails: Up To 30,000 Lerner Emails May Have Been RecoveredRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Forbes.com

    ... was a short jump from there to practicing, teaching, writing and breathing tax. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT) released an update this week indicating that there has been progress in the ...

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  15. John Kitzhaber says he's aiming to "prove myself" anew with Oregonians as he approaches new termRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Oregonian

    ... to detect and prosecute drivers under the influence of marijuana. TIMBER : Kitzhaber said he supports Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden's efforts to pass a bill that would boost timber harvests in federal forests in western Oregon. MONICA WEHBY : Kitzhaber said ...

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  16. Local Army Corps overruled by national office on coal facility, documents showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Clackamas Review

    ... Environmental Impact Statement for the project, as requested by Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Portland and other politicians and environmentalists. In a statement released about Columbia Riverkeepers's findings, Executive ...

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  17. Senate panel continues probe of Lerner, IRSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Fresno Bee

    In a joint statement, Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, and the top Republican, Utah's Orrin Hatch, said they won't conclude their report until after hearing from a special investigator, and will release their report next year when Republicans head the panel. They're awaiting a new report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, which is conducting its own probe into how the IRS lost emails belonging to Lois Lerner.

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  18. Senators hope ambassador confirmation helps free American woman jailed in Timor-LesteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Washington Post

    ... cleared to go home she was sent to a women's prison where she's been detained since. Oregon's two U.S. senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley sent a letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell after the midterms imploring ...

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  19. Editorial: Our forests are being shortchanged by Congress - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... disasters, such as hurricanes and tornadoes, when fires become extreme. U.S. Sens. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., have worked on such legislation. Congress should pass it. Public-private stewardship is another answer. Vaagen ...

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  20. Senator: White House Simply Doesn't "Want Public to Know" Scope of CIA TortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | OpEdNews

    ... numbering several hundred pages, but the fight over redactions has delayed the release." Earlier this week, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), also a member of the committee, characterized the CIA's arguments for leaving the report heavily redacted ...

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