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  1. Regulators Respond to Recent Crude by Rail Incidents: Ten...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Last week's derailments in West Virginia and Canada bring more scrutiny to the already heavily scrutinized shipment of crude by rail given the real-time media coverage of the incidents. Last Friday, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget regarding the safety of the CPC-1232 tank cars involved in the West Virginia incident.

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  2. Bipartisan Group of Senators Launches Whistleblower Protection CaucusRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    ... The founding members of the Whistleblower protection Caucus are senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa (chairman), Ron Wyden of Oregon (vice-chairman), Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Mark Kirk of Illinois, Deb Fischer of Nebraska, Thom Tillis of North Carolina, ...

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  3. American woman, 26, jailed for drug smuggling in Japan after mom mails her Adderall prescriptionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... being charged and could be sentenced to years in prison if found guilty, the Oregonian reported. Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, are working to secure Carrie Russell's release, but diplomatic efforts so far have ...

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  4. TPA waiting game continues - Shaheen drafting Ex-Im bill - Ex-EU...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Politico

    TPA WAITING GAME CONTINUES: Talks aimed at reaching a bipartisan deal on trade promotion authority legislation are expected to continue this week, with negotiators trying to strike a balance between giving Congress more power to "turn off" fast track procedures if certains conditions aren't met and preserving a key purpose of the legislation: giving countries the confidence that any deal they reach with the United States will get a speedy up-or-down vote without any amendments. Last week, the Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch abruptly called off a trade policy hearing in order to continue talks with Sen. Ron Wyden, the panel's ranking Democrat, who is pushing for changes to increase congressional oversight of trade pacts.

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  5. Wyden should side with Merkley, working families on trade agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | OregonLive.com

    ... of those priorities in the wrong direction. Because of his seniority on the Senate Finance Committee, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden has a pivotal role in determining the future of the TPP. Recently, Wyden said that he has a responsibility to ensure that ...

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  6. American Knife & Tool Institute Commends Senators Enzi and Wyden on...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | PRWeb

    ... efforts to encourage consistent knife laws from state to state are paying off. U.S. Senators Mike Enzi, R-WY, and Ron Wyden, D-OR, introduced the Knife Owners' Protection Act (KOPA) this week. The legislation is a response to the current patchwork ...

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  7. Act Now! Congress wants to fast-track the Trans-Pacific PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Boing Boing

    ... a new tool for Twitter users to ask three key congressional leaders to come out against Fast Track . They are Sen. Ron Wyden, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, and Rep. Steny Hoyer. Here's why we are targeting these three Congress members in particular.

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  8. Congress Is Poised to Introduce a Bill to Fast Track TPP So It's Time to Act NowRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Common Dreams

    ... a new tool for Twitter users to ask three key congressional leaders to come out against Fast Track . They are Sen. Ron Wyden, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, and Rep. Steny Hoyer. Here's why we are targeting these three Congress members in particular. Sen. Wyden ...

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  9. Wyden questions FS chief on wildfire, county fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., secured a commitment from U.S. Forest Service Chief Thomas Tidwell at a hearing Thursday to provide much-needed funding to resource-dependent counties in Oregon, take the next step toward a solution in the Klamath River Basin and fix the broken funding system for fighting wildfires. In a hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today, Wyden pushed to make permanent the funding for the Secure Rural Schools and Payments in Lieu of Taxes programs for counties in Oregon to fund schools, law enforcement, roads and other vital services.

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  10. Trade critics take to Senate floor - Cutler: U.S., Japan close to...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Politico

    ... is polling its members on whether they should urge Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio or somebody else to challenge Sen. Ron Wyden in next year's primary election. The effort by the group Democracy for America is the second in as many weeks to put pressure ...

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  11. Obama steps up pitch for trade, exports, targets DemocratsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Times Bulletin

    ... were outlets in Seattle and Portland, Oregon. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell of Washington and Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon are among the Democrats the White House is counting on for support. Illustrating the challenge, a liberal Democratic group ...

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  12. Environmentalists give Kurt Schrader lower scores than other Oregon Democrats in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | OregonLive.com

    ... other three House Democrats from Oregon who each received ratings of at least 94 percent. Oregon Democratic Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley both received scores of 80 percent. But the league said only five major bills related to the environment ...

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  13. Obama pushes Trans-Pacific Partnership in TV interviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    ... years in office. Among the television stations Obama spoke with was KGW in Portland, Ore., the home state of Sen. Ron Wyden (D), who the White House views as a key Democratic ally on trade. "We want to make sure China is not writing the rules," ... 12 comments

  14. Obama Presses Democrats on Trade After Battling RepublicansRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Bloomberg

    ... getting Obama interviews Thursday is KGW in Portland, Oregon, the biggest city in the home state of Senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat. Wyden has been working with Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican, on legislation to give ...

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  15. Obama talks 'Jihadi John', Asia trade, oil trains with KOMO NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KOMO News

    ... the entire Washington delegation gets behind it." Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell of Washington and Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon are among the Democrats the White House is counting on for support. With Obama recently vetoing the Keystone Pipeline ...

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  16. Child abuse deaths are a public health issue, says federal commission meeting in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | OregonLive.com

    ... Devlin, a spokeswoman for the commission, said it also chose to meet in Oregon because of its ties to U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon , the lead Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, which shares oversight of the commission. In a commentary ...

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  17. ICYMI: Sierra Club & Partners in POLITICO Ads: Enforce The Lacey ActRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | PressReleasePoint

    The Sierra Club and several partner groups are advocating for enforcement of the Lacey Act, a historic conservation law that prohibits the trade of illegally handled plants and wildlife, in advertisements in POLITICO's print and online publications this week. These ads come the same week that Lumber Liquidators, the nation's top hardwood flooring retailer, revealed the company could face federal charges for importing illegally sourced products.

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  18. 'You give them a sense of ownership with the garden'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... federal pilot program that will allow local schools to get more fruits and vegetables from local farmers. Senator Ron Wyden pushed for the changes to the "farm bill" to create the Farm to School program , which is found in Oregon, Washington, and ...

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  19. Wyden cheers, Walden jeers FCC Net neutrality voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon's senior senator and 2nd District congressman offered diametrically opposing reactions to the FCC's 3-2 vote Thursday to impose Net neutrality rules and regulate Internet services like a utility. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., lauded the Federal Communications Commission approval of rules that he says will protect the free and open Internet: "Today is a win for everyone who uses the Internet," Wyden said.

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  20. Senators Launch Whistleblower Protection Caucus to Send MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Government Executive

    ... whistleblowers' indispensable role in fighting fraud and standing up to wrongdoing." Vice chairman Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said the caucus hopes to "preserve the ability of the whistleblower to shine a light where others have not on waste and ...

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