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Wyden ‘Throws Doors of Government Wide Open’ in Umatilla Town Hall

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden held his 1,069th town hall meeting at Umatilla High School where he answered questions on topics ranging from...

Wyden to Hold Town Halls in Morrow, Umatilla Counties on Jan....

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden today announced he will begin his 2024 town hall schedule with seven in-person town halls the first week of January...

CTUIR Gets Nearly $2 Million for Columbia River Basin Project

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) has received nearly $2 million in federal funds for a project to prevent pollution and...

Wyden Holds Roundtable with Morrow County Ag Leaders, Processors

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden met Thursday, Aug. 3, with Eastern Oregon agriculture leaders and processors at the SAGE Center to discuss ways he could help...

Court Decision on Student Debt Affects 500,00 Oregonians

By Lynne Terry The U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning the White House student debt relief program will have a wide effect in Oregon. About 500,000 Oregonians...

Wyden Touts $24 Million Grant to Boost Rural Internet Access

The COVID pandemic highlighted the importance of having reliable, high-speed internet access and many educators saw a gap between the haves and the have...

More than $288,000 to Rural Oregon Airports for Runway Improvements

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced that two rural Oregon airports will receive a combined more than $288,000 from the U.S. Department...

Wyden to Hold Town Halls in Umatilla, Morrow & Other Counties...

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden today announced he will have open-to-all, in-person town halls from April 1-7 in Umatilla, Morrow, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Douglas and...

Wyden Plans Seminar on Federal Investment, Funding Opportunities

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden today announced he is convening an all-day, online seminar on Tuesday, March 21 for representatives of Oregon cities, counties and...

Wyden: Feds Responsive to Concerns About New Broadband Maps

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden said today that top federal officials responsible for more than $42 billion in high-speed internet funding are proving responsive to...

All 36 Oregon Counties to Receive Federal Assistance Over 2 Years

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden announced that all 36 Oregon counties will receive a combined $113.1 million in federal assistance over the next two years...

New City Hall to Open on Oct. 5

The city of Hermiston will open its newly-constructed city hall in October, moving its customer service desk, municipal court, and other departments into the...

Bill Introduced to Protect the Right to Cross State Lines to...

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden on Tuesday with colleagues introduced legislation to ensure that anti-choice states cannot limit interstate travel for abortion services. The Freedom to Travel for Health Care...

Morrow County Residents Press Wyden Over Groundwater Issues

By Alex  Baumhardt At a virtual town hall Wednesday afternoon, Oregon’s senior U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden was pressed by several Morrow County residents about what...

Wyden to Hold Online Town Hall for Morrow County Residents on...

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden  announced an upcoming live on-line town hall hosted on Wednesday, July 6 by People’s Town Hall  for residents of Morrow County. Heading...

Process Ends That Would Have Led to Reduced Care for E....

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden today welcomed news effectively ending a process that threatened to reduce physical and mental health services for Eastern Oregon veterans. The news this week that...

Wyden Congratulates Brigham for Tribal Advisory Appointment

Kat Brigham, chair of the Board of Trustees of the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation has been selected to serve on the first-ever Tribal Advisory...

First of 3 Veterans-Focused Town Halls for E. Oregon Set for...

The first of three online town halls he secured for Eastern Oregon veterans will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 4. The meeting is...

VA Commits to Town Hall Meetings for Veterans in Eastern Oregon

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden said today he has secured commitments from top Veterans Administration (VA) officials for multiple town hall meetings with Eastern Oregon...

Wyden Sounds the Alarm Over Leaked Roe v. Wade Draft Opinion

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today released the following statement on the leaked draft Supreme Court majority opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade: "The Republican party has set the...

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