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  1. Bipartisan irritation with Reid's plan to block trade dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Politico

    ... to work around me and the caucus." Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), who worked with ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) on trade promotion authority legislation that's drawn some Democratic support, said if Reid follows through on his ...

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  2. Suzanne Bonamici offers support for 'fast track' trade billRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... The second-term congresswoman has now aligned herself with Obama and two Oregon Democratic colleagues: U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, at the center of congressional wrangling over the bill, and U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer. In her statement, Bonamici offered ...

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  3. Wyden floats new infrastructure-bond planRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Lawmakers in Washington are renewing efforts to expand the use of municipal bonds to attract private investment in the nation's crumbling roads and bridges. Sen. Ron Wyden, the Democrat who backed legislation creating the $188 billion market for Build America Bonds, introduced a bill Monday with Republican Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota that would facilitate the use of private-activity debt for transportation projects.

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  4. Bipartisan bill would create tax credit for highway projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trucker

    The legislation, sponsored by Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., comes as lawmakers are struggling to come up with a way to pay for an extension of a transportation funding bill that is scheduled to expire on May 31. The measure, which is known as the "Move America Act of 2015," would expand the availability of tax-exempt bonds and create a new tax credit for state and local governments who are trying to pay for large construction projects.

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  5. AAPA Supports Bi-Partisan 'Move America' Bonding, Tax Credits...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Journal of Commerce Online

    The American Association of Port Authorities -the unified and recognized voice of seaports in the Americas-publicly voiced support for the bi-partisan Move America Act of 2015 infrastructure bonding and credits legislation introduced today in Congress by Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden and Senator John Hoeven . The Move America proposal would provide more tax-exempt financing for public-private partnerships, along with the option to use federal tax credits to leverage private equity investment in public infrastructure projects, including critically-needed improvements at, and connecting with, with U.S. seaports.

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  6. Here's How The U.S. Plans To Prevent Oil Train ExplosionsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... for oil trains secret, were unsatisfied with new safety standards. In response to the new rules, Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley released a statement saying the "rule includes meaningful steps on rail safety, but does not do enough, or ...

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  7. Senate Committee Passes 529 Legislation, Discusses 1098-T IssuesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Business Officer

    ... committee approval of the House-passed bill to expedite final passage. He met some objection from Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR), who said the committee should not act as a "rubber stamp" for House-passed legislation. Despite Wyden's sentiment, the ...

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  8. Senate Bill Would Provide Tax Credits for InfrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WebCPA

    A pair of senators introduced legislation Monday to expand access to tax-exempt bonds and federal tax credits to provide more money to state and local governments to spend on fixing the nation's aging infrastructure. Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Senator John Hoeven, R-N.D., introduced the Move America Act of 2015, to expand tax-exempt private activity bonds and create a new infrastructure tax credit, giving states flexibility to pursue infrastructure projects that are badly needed across the country.

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  9. US Senators propose new safety fee for older ethanol, oil train carsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Autoblog

    ... with tax breaks for upgrades to newer tank cars, so they can better withstand derailments. Democratic Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon told The Associated Press the intent is to offer "market-based" incentives for companies to improve safety. "The idea ...

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  10. Build America Champion Wyden Has New Infrastructure-Bond PlanRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... the use of municipal bonds to attract private investment in the nation's crumbling roads and bridges. Senator Ron Wyden, the Democrat who backed legislation creating the $188 billion market for Build America Bonds, plans to introduce a bill Monday ...

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  11. Obama courts House Democrats on trade as skepticism persistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    ... Nike Inc. to promote the Asia-Pacific deal in the home state of the top Democrat on the Senate Finance committee, Ron Wyden. Wyden co-sponsored the Senate's trade promotion authority legislation, known as fast-track, with Utah Republican Senator ...

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  12. Ryan amplifies call for Obama's trade agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Hill

    ... like the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPA proposal, written with Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), has passed through both the Senate Finance Committee and Ryan's Ways and Means panel. But Republican leaders are ...

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  13. Oregon veteran on a mission to save outdoor spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Columbian

    ... was also depicted on an action figure as part of the campaign for the video game. While meeting with Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Patty Murray, D-Wash., and other lawmakers in D.C., Zedwick broke the ice by sharing another ...

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  14. 'The focus has got to be to get these unsafe cars off the rails'Read the original story

    Saturday | KVAL-TV Eugene

    EUGENE, Ore. In light of the freight train derailment in West Virginia in February, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and six fellow democrats have introduced legislation to protect communities by getting unsafe oil trains off the tracks.

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  15. Proposed trade legislation could boost Utah exports, Hatch saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Deseret News

    ... wrangling Congress has been unable to enact an updated version in the intervening years. Introduced by Hatch, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 outlines ...

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  16. Sen. Wyden proposes a new way to pay for inferno wildfiresRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | KATU-TV Portland

    EUGENE, Ore. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said federal policy for paying to put out raging wildfires in the west is broken at a time when fire seasons are getting worse every year.

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  17. Ron Wyden's Lonely CrusadeRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Bloomberg

    Disapproval trails Democratic Senator Ron Wyden these days. Over the past few months, he's become the White House's chief congressional ally on free trade, helping President Obama, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman push for a bill to streamline the passage of trade deals.

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  18. Obama guidance, press schedule, May 2, 3, 2015. Camp DavidRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... will also make the case that strong bipartisan trade promotion legislation - introduced this month by Senators Ron Wyden and Orrin Hatch - is an important step to ensure our trade policy works for the middle class through strong enforcement ...

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  19. Yesterday's USA Freedom Markup: A Glimpse into the Fight to Reform Section 702Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Eff.org

    ... appropriations bill. As Rep. Zoe Lofgren, who also introduced the similar Secure Data Act of 2014 with Sen. Ron Wyden, explained: we have said that the bill would end bulk collection, but without addressing 702, I do not think it is correct that we ...

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  20. Did You Like Knowing Where Oil Trains Moved In the Northwest? Too Bad.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... who want to know about oil trains. The change is a step backward for oil train transparency pushes by Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley. This week Wyden, Merkley and four other Democratic senators sponsored a bill that would increase the level ...

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