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EOU to Get $1.2 Million for Student Recruitment & Retention

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley this week announced that Eastern Oregon University and Umpqua Community College will receive a combined $2.44 million...

Oregon to Receive $3 Million to Help Workers Receive Jobless Benefits

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley on Monday announced that the Oregon Employment Department (OED) will receive $3 million in federal grants to...

Boutique Air to Continue Providing Air Service at Pendleton Airport

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has selected Boutique Air to continue providing Essential...

Morrow County to Receive $141,000 From Secure Rural Schools Fund

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley this week announced that most Oregon counties - including Morrow County - will receive more than $82 million...

More than $30 Million Coming to Oregon for Home Weatherization

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley this week announced that Oregon will receive $30.6 million in federal funds for home weatherization to help reduce energy expenses for...

Oregon To Get More than $35 Million for Federal Wildlife, Fish...

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced that Oregon will receive more than $35.1 million in federal Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR)...

Umatilla-Morrow Head Start to Receive Nearly Half Million in Funds

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced on Tuesday $5.4 million in Head Start funding will be going to Oregon from the American...

Umatilla Tribe to Receive $1.38 million as Part of Recovery Act...

Oregon’s U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said today that nine Oregon tribes will receive more than $10.5 million in affordable housing grants...

Cascade Locks Earns $2.4 Million Federal Infrastructure Investment

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced the city of Cascade Locks has earned a $2.4 million federal investment to make power supply...

Oregon to Receive $5 Million in Emergency Aid to Repair Fire...

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced that Oregon is receiving an emergency $5 million federal grant to help with the repair and...

All Oregon’s Small Businesses Now Have Access to Emergency Loans

Oregon's Reps. Greg Walden, Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio, and Kurt Schrader and Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, announced that, following their...

Oregon Ag Leaders Praise Passage of New NAFTA Trade Agreement

Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., hailed the passage of the new NAFTA trade agreement today, by a bipartisan 89-10 vote. The updated...

Wyden, Merkley Tout Benefits to Oregon in 2020 Spending Bill

Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden today announced key provisions in the fiscal year 2020 spending bill that will help Oregon’s agriculture...

Wyden Introduces Bill to Legalize Marijuana on Federal Level

Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today announced introduction of S. 420, the Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act, legislation that would responsibly...

Wyden Wins ‘Senate MVP’ Award for His Frequent Town Hall Meetings

With a new session of Congress about to begin, Town Hall Project is celebrating lawmakers and candidates who were role models for public accessibility...

Wyden Says Radioactive Waste Changes Need More Public Input

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden today asked the federal Department of Energy (DOE) to extend the public comment period about its proposed new definition of...

Oregon Senators Want Bilingual Training Materials for Wildfire Crews

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today urged federal officials to publish training materials in Spanish as well as English for wildfire crews...

Wyden Calls SCOTUS Ruling on Internet Sales Taxes ‘Catastrophic’

Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to allow states to collect internet...

Wyden, Students Talk Gun Violence During Umatilla Town Hall Meeting

By the time Ron Wyden wraps up his town hall meetings in Eastern Oregon this week, he’ll have held 887 such get-togethers with his...

Wyden to Hold Town Hall in Umatilla, Morrow Counties This Week

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will hold town halls this week in several counties including Umatilla and Morrow counties. These upcoming town halls will increase to...

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