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  1. Business HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Canada.com

    ... companies and government advisers who recently criticized efforts to reduce painkiller prescribing. Sen. Ron Wyden says he has a "number of concerns" about how panelists were selected for an advisory panel on pain issues that includes government ...

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  2. Senator scrutinizes pharma links on pain panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Washington a A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between pharmaceutical companies and government advisers who recently criticized efforts to reduce painkiller prescribing. Sen. Ron Wyden says he has a "number of concerns" about how panelists were selected and screened for an advisory panel on pain issues that includes government experts, outside academics and patient advocates.

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  3. Senator scrutinizes pharma links on government pain panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between pharmaceutical companies and government advisers who recently criticized efforts to reduce painkiller prescribing. Sen. Ron Wyden says he has a "number of concerns" about how panelists were selected and screened for an advisory panel on pain issues that includes government experts, outside academics and patient advocates.

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  4. Senators try for bipartisanship on Medicare reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Hill

    ... "co-op" health insurers set up under ObamaCare, which featured some of the predictable partisan battles, Sen. Ron Wyden (Ore.), the top Democrat on the committee, pointed to the chronic care project as a hopeful sign of things to come, working with ...

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  5. Budget Hearings, Saving, and EntertainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | TaxVox

    ... to Multiple Employer Plans for small businesses, Tax Analysts reports (paywall) . Meanwhile, top Democrat Senator Ron Wyden introduced legislation to make the current saver's credit refundable, and require that the credit amount be contributed ...

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  6. Legislative Roundup: February 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | High Times

    ... the USPS from handling advertisements dealing with marijuana. Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici, Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have introduced a measure that would make it acceptable for the postal service to deal with marijuana ...

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  7. Why You Should Be Concerned About The Cybersecurity Information Sharing ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | TechCrunch

    ... Americans' security, and a great deal more to threaten our privacy than the flawed Senate version," Senator Ron Wyden explained to Mashable . "Americans demand real solutions that will protect them from foreign hackers, not knee-jerk responses that ...

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  8. Keeping the Delta nonstop to Tokyo matters to Oregon's economy: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | OregonLive.com

    ... are on the case. Bill Wyatt, the Port of Portland's director, flew to Tokyo last week to plead Oregon's case. Sen. Ron Wyden, responding to a request by the editorial board, said through a spokesman that he'd be talking with federal officials to ...

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  9. Key senators urge Navy to block Special Operations admiral's promotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Stars and Stripes

    ... climate that is so harmful to our military." Other lawmakers have also expressed concern. In December, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said he would block the Navy's nomination of a new undersecretary - the service's second highest-ranking civilian leader ...

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  10. Senators weigh in on retirement savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | South County Spotlight

    Oregon's U.S. senators are weighing in on private-sector workers' lack of savings for retirement and access to plans at their workplace. The proposals by Democratic Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden build on Oregon's effort, along with those in California and Illinois, to craft state-sponsored plans.

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  11. Reversing a pot-ad ban is smart and on-time: Editorial PeakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | OregonLive.com

    ... was declared, by law, to be legal? This week, a hefty cohort within Oregon's congressional delegation - Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici - took the smart action of pushing back by introducing ...

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  12. Senate Considering Bill to Speed Medicare Claims AppealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | jdsupra.com

    In early December of last year, Orrin Hatch and Ron Wyden introduced the Audit and Appeals Fairness, Integrity, and Reforms in Medicare Act of 2015 . The purpose of the bill is to improve the efficiency of the Medicare claims appeals process.

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  13. Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Expand Saver's CreditRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WebCPA

    Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, along with a group of other Senate Democrats, have introduced legislation to make the Saver's Credit into a refundable tax credit to help more working families and middle-class Americans save for retirement. The Saver's Credit is currently a nonrefundable tax credit for eligible taxpayers who make elective deferrals to tax-favored retirement plans or contributions to individual retirement accounts.

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  14. Key senators urge Navy to block promotion for admiral in charge of Special OperationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Washington Post

    ... climate that is so harmful to our military." Other lawmakers have also expressed concern. In December, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said he would block the Navy's nomination of a new undersecretary -the service's second highest-ranking civilian leader- ...

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  15. A middle way on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Act creates a process for generating State Innovation Waivers - the result of a bipartisan agreement between Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and then-Sen. Bob Bennett, R-Utah. It gives both sides the ability to explore ways to serve taxpayers and patients ...

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  16. Bend businessman Carpenter launches bid to unseat WydenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Bend businessman Sam Carpenter announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Thursday as the Republican seeks the party nomination to unseat longtime incumbent Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore. In a news release announcing the campaign, the "telecommunications executive and business turnaround specialist" said he founded Centratel, a private 9-1-1 call center 31 years ago in Bend, and also operates several small firms related to business rescue.

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  17. Oregon reps intro bill to allow published marijuana adsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined with Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici Thursdasy to introduce a bill that would allow publications in Oregon and other states where marijuana is legal to mail their publications containing written advertising for the product.

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  18. Huffman Backs Bill to get USPS off our BacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... office contacted the Journal today to let us know he had joined with Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer and Sen. Ron Wyden to introduce a bill that would allow written marijuana ads to be mailed via USPS in the states where it's medically or ...

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  19. Protesters gather in opposition of Trans-Pacific Partnership agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KOBI NBC5

    ... around the Pacific Rim, including the US. Protesters this morning delivered a copy of a letter asking Senator Ron Wyden to oppose the deal. Opponents say the agreement will send jobs overseas, undermine environmental protection, jeopardize food ...

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  20. Oregon's Congressional Delegation Introduces Bill to Allow Weed Ads in the U.S. MailRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Willamette Week

    Four members of Oregon's congressional delegation have introduced a bill that would allow publications containing weed advertisements to be sent by U.S. mail in states where recreational or medical marijuana is legal. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Reps.

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