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  1. TPP countries square off over online piracy - Ministerial set for...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Politico

    ... To put the figure in perspective, USTR's current budget for all of its operations is only $54 million. Sen. Ron Wyden, the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, stressed the importance of the fund to the 13 Senate Democrats who voted for ...


  2. Proposed US Tax Legislation Aims to Curb Hedge Fund ReinsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Senator Ron Wyden has released legislation, the Offshore Reinsurance Tax Fairness Act , which aims to close what he perceives to be a loophole used to exploit an exception to the passive foreign investment company or PFIC tax rules. The PFIC rules are intended to eliminate the deferral benefit of earning passive income through offshore vehicles by taxing any gain on the sale of share in such entity at the highest ordinary income tax rates and imposing an interest charge on any deferred tax liabilities.


  3. RAC overhaul bill approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... It's important to remember that behind each case is a patient paying out-of-pocket," committee ranking member Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) said in a statement.


  4. BLM plan shows need for O&C legislation: Editorial Agenda 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 |

    ... delegation have asked BLM to extend its comment period on the draft Resource Management Plan by 120 days. Sen. Ron Wyden and Reps. Peter DeFazio , Kurt Schrader and Greg Walden have worked hard in the past to try to develop a plan for increasing O&C ...


  5. Devil's Staircase last, best place in Oregon Coast Range for wilderness statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 |

    ... has yet to achieve that designation, though is again part of the Oregon Wildlands Act of 2015 introduced by Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley. The act would also expand the Wild Rogue Wilderness by 56,000 acres and create new national recreation ...


  6. 'Avoid additional wildfire threats': Firefighters need your helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... challenging conditions with very high temperatures and low relative humidity coupled with northwest winds. Senator Ron Wyden, on a tour of the so-called Seven Wonders of Oregon , visited Dayville on Thursday and thanked the firefighters for their ...


  7. No holiday for crews as wildfire near Dayille tops 19,000 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... Corner Creek Fire. A total of 851 personnel have been assigned to the Sugarloaf and Corner Creek Fires. Senator Ron Wyden visited Dayville Thursday to thank the firefighters for their hard work and encourage them to continue their efforts into the ...


  8. The government may soon decide who's a craft brewer or not: Bottoms UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    ... with malted barley and grains that evoke flavors of cocoa, coffee and smoke. (AP) Craft brews : Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has proposed the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act that would give the U.S. government the ability to decide who ... 2 comments

  9. Wyden hears concerns at visit to Wonder No. 1, Crater LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Columbian

    Crater Lake National Park was stop No. 1 on Sen. Ron Wyden's week-long tour of the Seven Wonders of Oregon, but a proposed change in the designation for Lava Beds National Monument, located just south of the Oregon-California state line, was an item that drew Wyden's interest.


  10. Wyden Talks Outdoor Recreation and Pot at Terrebonne StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KBND-AM Bend

    Talking up the state's recreation economy, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden sat down with a group of local outdoor recreation professionals in Terrebonne, Wednesday afternoon. In the shadow of one of Oregon's Seven wonders, Smith Rock State Park, Wyden addressed an invited group of travel and outdoor recreation professionals.


  11. Wyden visits 7 WondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    NewsChannel 21's Lauren Martinez was on hand Wednesday in Terrebonne as Sen. Ron Wyden talked with business owners in the area of Smith Rock about the recreation and tourist economy.


  12. FCC Enforcement Bureau Chief Praises PayPal After Original TCPA Terms Drew CriticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | JD Supra

    ... A few days after PayPal received that letter from the FCC, Senators Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) also wrote to the Company urging it to reconsider its telemarketing policy and requesting ...


  13. Recreational Pot Legal in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KBND-AM Bend

    ... says, "we've seen over a dozen pieces of bipartisan legislation to further modernize marijuana laws." U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is expected to discuss his efforts on the federal level, as well, during a stop in Central Oregon, Tuesday afternoon. ...


  14. China tightens Internet control with national security lawRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Hill

    ... reliance on foreign technology. "China in the last couple of years has moved in such a repressive manner," Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) told reporters in April. "I look around the world [and] there are few if any countries that have moved so rapidly to ...


  15. NSA resumes bulk collection of phone dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Stars and Stripes

    ... . . . It chose to allow a 180-day transitional period during which such [bulk] collection could continue." Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said he saw no reason to resume the collection, even temporarily. "This illegal dragnet surveillance violated ...


  16. Relegating Alzheimer's Disease to the History BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Switched

    ... what resources are needed to meet the national goal to prevent and treat Alzheimer's by 2025. And it's why Senator Ron Wyden and I included the Independence at Home program in the Affordable Care Act, allowing chronically-ill Medicare beneficiaries ...


  17. License to snoop: Court revives NSA spy program through DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Russia Taday

    ... down the program was based on it actually running. Once it had been shut down, the need no longer existed. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) called it "disappointing" that the administration would seek to "resurrect this unnecessary and invasive program ...


  18. Court Rules NSA Bulk Data Collection Can ResumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | TechCrunch

    ... collection was specifically authorized. For this reason, the Court approves the application in this case." Senator Ron Wyden, who has voiced major opposition to government surveillance in Congress, released a statement Tuesday criticizing the ...


  19. Court Revives Defunct NSA Mass Surveillance ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Government Executive

    ... cares about Americans' privacy and civil liberties to continue making inroads against government overreach. " Sen. Ron Wyden, one of the most outspoken critics of NSA spying and a leader in the Senate's push to curb the agency's bulk surveillance ...


  20. 22 senators sign letter to Obama urging Israel supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Jewish Journal

    ... bodies. Among the signers are five Jewish Democrats: Ben Cardin of Maryland, Barbara Boxer of California, Ron Wyden of Oregon, Charles Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut. The signers wrote that they were "deeply concerned by ...