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  1. Fire season in West so far is below expectationsRead the original story

    10 min ago | KSWO

    ... within agency budgets, said Jim Douglas, director of the Department of Interior Office of Wildland Fire. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and others have filed legislation to do the same thing. Wyden said the current situation makes matters worse by ...

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  2. Feds want oil trains to get faster upgradesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... a specific route for its shipments, or the lack of information that railroads provided to local authorities. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said the Transportation Department should further strengthen provisions to notify emergency medical workers and ...

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  3. Corporate Tax Inversion: Quick Fix or Complete Overhaul?Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... thus escaping the superfluous tax burden imposed on American businesses. Yesterday, chairman of the committee Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) described the anomaly of inversion as a " virus " and called for a stand-alone law to retract the tax benefits ...

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  4. Firefighting funding: Vicious cycleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    NewsChannel 21's Katie Higgins explains how bad wildfire years takes money from programs - including the ones aimed at curbing the fire threat - something Sen. Ron Wyden, among others, wants to fix

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  5. Firefighting costs soar as warming worsens wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Herald

    ... % - that consume 30% of his agency's budget. "These fires are getting bigger, hotter and more damaging," said Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., one of the bill's co-sponsors.

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  6. Western wildfires burn through firefighting budgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... clear that these fires are getting bigger, they're getting hotter, and they're getting more damaging," US Sen. Ron Wyden (D) of Oregon said on the UCS conference call Wednesday. "Our fire season actually began this winter." Sens. Wyden and Michael ...

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  7. U.S. Senate to debate end to corporate offshore tax breakRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    ... on Taxation estimates that the U.S. Treasury will lose $20 billion in collections over 10 years. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat who is chairman of the tax-writing Finance Committee, described them as 'infections' that Congress needs to deal with. ...

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  8. Wyden's Previous Proposals Could Signal Tax Reform PrioritiesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Senator Ron Wyden has been a strong advocate for comprehensive tax reform since he joined the Senate Finance Committee in 2005.

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  9. Critics: Security programs chill whistleblowersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... they are using non-government computer systems. "I think it's time to put up the caution light here," said Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. While Wyden included a provision in the most recent Intelligence ...

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  10. Senate prepares short-term Internet moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... the Internet tax-free and protect local jobs," the Marketplace Fairness Coalition said. Senate Finance Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), an original co-author of the Internet access measure, is a staunch opponent of the online sales tax measure. Wyden, ...

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  11. Sportsman Channel Host Randy Newberg Demonstrates Elk Bugle on Capitol HillRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... mark of the video is very loud.) He also joined pro-hunting and fishing conservation groups and Democratic Sens. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Montana's John Walsh and Jon Tester in calling for Congress to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. ...

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  12. The Tax Credit That Saves Lives... or Won't?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WebCPA

    ... credit is anticipated to provide budgetary savings of $9.1 billion over the next decade. On June 5, 2014, Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, the leaders of the Senate Finance Committee, announced three hearings on the comprehensive ...

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  13. What Obama administration's oil train safety plan means for Oregon, WashingtonRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... of the Columbia River Gorge and have no obligation to tell firefighters or the public what they're doing. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, both Oregon Democrats, immediately criticized the federal Transportation Department for leaving open that ...

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  14. Advocates call on lawmakers to expand palliative careRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... held meetings Wednesday on Capitol Hill about two bipartisan proposals on pain medicine. One bill from Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) would increase the number of pain professionals through grants, contracts and education centers aimed at raising the ...

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  15. Union Boss Demands Companies Show Patriotism, Pay More TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... in taxes over five years." Trumka went on to praise proposals by President Barack Obama and Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden, among others, to address this problem. In a statement , Wyden - who chairs the Senate Finance Committee - called for an end ...

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  16. Senate Republicans Advance Key Part Of Obama's Budget, Two Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... on wholesale corporate tax reform that would reduce tax rates, but recently lost a key ally in Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden (OR), who recently said he now supports smaller legislation to combat inversions. Given the sheer size of the problem, it's not ...

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  17. Time to stop corporate defectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... is obvious that no major overhaul will take place before 2015 at the earliest. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is holding a hearing on the issue this week to explore what can be done. He has said he wants a short- and long-term ...

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  18. Internet Sales Tax Bill Dealt a Blow; Wyden CheersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Roll Call

    ... backed by Senate Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., would have constituted a run around Finance Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who opposes the legislation known as the Marketplace Fairness Act. Senior Democratic aides confirmed on Tuesday that ...

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  19. Intelligence security initiatives have chilling effect on federal whistleblowers, critics sayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... are using non-U.S. government computer systems. "I think it's time to put up the caution light here," said Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee who has been a leading advocate for whistleblowers. While Wyden ...

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  20. Reid does deal with GOP to extend Highway Trust FundRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Trucker

    ... dry would slam the breaks on critical infrastructure projects across the land," Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said. "It is nonnegotiable that Congress is going to prevent that from happening." The trust fund gets its money ...

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