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Umatilla County to Get Money for Emergency Housing Vouchers

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced that 31 Oregon counties and cities – including Umatilla County - will receive about $12.8...

Oregon to Receive More Than $90 Million in Relief for Homeowners

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced that Oregon will be allocated more than $90 million in federal assistance from the American Rescue Plan for homeowners...

FEMA to Provide Financial Help for COVID-Related Funeral Costs

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced that FEMA is providing financial assistance for eligible COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January...

31 Counties Receive More Than $39 Million in Secure Rural School...

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, along with U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici and Kurt Schrader, announced on Monday that...

Morrow County to Get $452,000 for Lexington Airport Improvements

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said today that more than a dozen airports throughout Oregon – including in Morrow County - will...

Hermiston Airport to Receive Federal Funding to Combat COVID Spread

Hermiston Municipal and Roseburg Regional Airports will each receive $23,000 in federal funds to help combat the spread of COVID-19. The funds will be used...

Wyden Calls United States Capitol Riot ‘A Direct Assault on Democracy’

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden issued the following statement on the riot that was taking place at the U.S. Capitol: “What’s happening today in...

Wyden to Hold Online Town Hall for Eastern Oregon Counties on...

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will hold a live online town hall on Wednesday, Oct. 14 for residents of Umatilla, Union, Morrow, and Wallowa counties. Anybody...

Federal Health Care Training Grant to Aid Students in Eastern Oregon

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced that the Baker Technical Institute has secured a $147,203 federal grant to increase access to health care...

Greater E. Oregon Development Corp. Receives $400,000 from CARES Act

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today announced the Greater Eastern Oregon Development Corporation (GEODC) has earned a $400,000 federal economic development award that would...

Wyden to Hold Virtual Town Hall for Eastern Oregon Counties Today

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden today announced he will have a live on-line town hall on Thursday, June 25 hosted by Town Hall Project for residents of...

Oregon Lawmakers Urge Army to Clean Up Umatilla Chemical Depot

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and U.S. Rep. Greg Walden urged the Army to complete its commitment to remediate the now-closed Umatilla...

Wyden to Host Online Town Hall Meeting Friday Morning

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will have a live on-line town hall hosted by Town Hall Project open to all Oregonians beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Friday,...

Boardman Health Center to Receive $600,000 to Fight COVID-19

Columbia River Community Health Services in Boardman will receive $600,000 to combat the coronavirus. U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced that more than...

Bill Aims to Help Imigrant Families During COVID-19 Health Crisis

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said today they will introduce legislation that would ensure everyone in the United States can have access...

Wyden Wants More Dependents Eligible for COVID-19 Relief Payments

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said he plans to introduce a legislative fix that would make dependents 17 and older count toward what a family gets in...

City, Chamber Calling Businesses About CARES Act Assistance

The city of Hermiston, Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, and Hermiston Downtown District are working together to directly contact all local businesses and encourage them...

Senators Urge USDA to Provide Immediate Aid to Cattle Producers

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are urging federal officials to provide immediate assistance to cattle producers in Oregon and nationwide by using...

Lawmakers Want More Money Returned to Student Loan Borrowers

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) joined a group of his colleagues to call on the U.S. Department of Education to return all amounts garnished...

Coronavirus Bill Expected to Bring $3.3 Billion to State’s Unemployed

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) today announced the historic expansion of unemployment insurance he worked to get into the just-passed Senate  package will work...

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