Senator Wyden Visits Growler Business

EUGENE, Ore. — Two proposed rules that would have affected the beer and wine industry in Oregon have been knocked down. On Thursday, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) visited the Tap and Growler in Eugene to talk about his role in defeating two federal agencies from making these changes. One was a rule that would basically … Continue reading »

Interview: Sen. Ron Wyden

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) stopped by KEZI 9 News Midday to share his thoughts on the groundbreaking of the new VA Clinic in Eugene. He also touched on some important issues facing the state such as Cover Oregon, gay marriage and timber harvest.

Senator Addresses Sex Trafficking Issue

EUGENE, Ore. – A recent study by Portland State University showed that the number of children sold into sex trafficking in the Portland area was higher than originally thought. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden spoke at a forum Tuesday, hosted by Zonta International of Eugene and Springfield, to address the issue. Senator Wyden says he hopes … Continue reading »

State, City Leaders Speak in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — On Tuesday, state and city leaders are gathering to address issues regarding the status of women in Oregon.  U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will be present at the Eugene Hilton, as will other notable state and local officials. Statistics show women still face inequalities when compared with men. Experts have found more women … Continue reading »

Senators Introduce Tsunami Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oregon’s two U.S. senators are pushing legislation to help pay for tsunami debris cleanup on the West Coast. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, introduced the Tsunami Debris Cleanup Reimbursement Act on Thursday. If passed, it would give the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the … Continue reading »

Celebration Promotes Reusable Bag Use

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of people made their way to Eugene Water Electric Board’s annual Earth Day Celebration on Saturday. The event came just in time for local shoppers as the city of Eugene will soon ban plastic bags from retail stores. Saturday’s event focused on gearing people up for the coming change. Organizers spent … Continue reading »