Oregon Senator Ron Wyden

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Pharmaceutical prices are too high, says U.S. Senator Ron Wyden.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, the Oregon Democrat has been visiting drug stores around the state touting a bipartisan plan to tackle costs.

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President Trump’s latest salvo of tweets on China’s retaliatory tariffs isn’t making the markets any more stable, says Oregon Senator Ron Wyden.

Oregon Democratic Senator, Ron Wyden, is calling for mandatory election security standards.

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Oregon democratic senator, Ron Wyden, wants stronger action on gun control in response to the shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

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One normally doesn’t expect to see politicians like U.S. Senator Ron Wyden teaming up with polar opposites like Senator Mitch McConnell.

But if there’s one thing that binds the Oregon Democrat and the Kentucky Republican together, it’s hemp.  Both championed legalization and acceptance of hemp in the latest Farm Bill, which takes effect this year.

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If House Democrats prevail, six years of President Trump’s tax returns may be disclosed. A lawsuit filed today seeks to enforce subpoenas, a move that Oregon Senator Ron Wyden supports. 

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It’s cap-and-gown season and local colleges are celebrating student success.

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U.S. Senator Ron Wyden says he’s calling for a “grassroots juggernaut” to protect women’s access to abortion services.

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U.S. Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon has introduced legislation to legalize marijuana at the federal level.

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Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden held several town halls this weekend where the government shutdown and border security were key topics of discussion. The Democrat says he’s hearing from Oregonians who have been affected by the shutdown, from those who are missing paychecks, to those who can’t get access to federal agencies for loan processing or IRS questions.

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An Oregon Democratic Senator who serves on the Senate Intelligence Committee says Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer “played” them on Russia from the start.

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Increased funding and more modernized firefighting tools are being sought by a group of bipartisan senators, including Oregon’s. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, this push is being driven by increasingly hotter and larger wildfires.

Recorded On: November 2, 2018

Air Date: November 5, 2018

In anticipation of the upcoming elections, the City Club of Eugene welcomes Oregon Senator Ron Wyden to discuss Election Security, the part that dark money plays, and how we may prevent future elections from being hacked. This was an opportunity to learn more about how future elections can become more secure.

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This year’s midterm elections are going to be “remarkable”, according to U.S. Senator Ron Wyden.

The Oregon Democrat says he’s seeing high voter turnout in his state and elsewhere, as people weigh issues more seriously than he’s seen in previous midterms.

As the mid-term election approaches, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Ron Wyden is talking up his proposed legislation to require a paper ballot for every election in the U.S.

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Oregon’s U.S. Senator Ron Wyden is visiting college campuses today in a last minute effort to help get students registered to vote. The deadline is midnight tonight.

Oregon US Senator Ron Wyden says the sexual assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh deserve a “credible and serious” process of investigation.

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Oregon US Senator Ron Wyden is not interested in bailing out the pharmaceutical industry. The Democrat is expressing concern about a last minute change to a package of 70 bipartisan bills passed earlier this month to address the nation’s growing opioid crisis.

Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden stopped by KLCC on his way to Medford Sunday where he met with fire officials battling the Garner Complex Fire in Southern Oregon. Senator Wyden shared his thoughts about the impacts of wildfires, ranging from smoke in the air to the devastation on the ground.

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Good news for Oregon’s hop growers.  The Senate version of the Farm Bill – which passed today – includes an amendment allowing the USDA to tackle several plant diseases that affects hop crops. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden helped craft the provision.

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A bill to end the federal prohibition of marijuana is gaining supporters in the U.S. Senate, including two lawmakers from Oregon.

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Citing a “60 Minutes” report, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Ron Wyden is calling on the FAA to review Allegiant Air’s safety record. The budget airline serves many airports, including Medford and Eugene. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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President Donald Trump stated via twitter Sunday that there will be no deal for DACA recipients in the United States. The Obama Administration started the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.