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Ron Wyden's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Full Name: Ron Wyden
Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 01/30/1996
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Nancy; 5 Children: Adam, Lilly, William, Ava, Scarlett
Birth Date: 05/03/1949
Birth Place: Wichita, KS
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Reducing the Costs of Prescription Drugs
Issue Position: Methamphetamine
July 29, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided, and Evaded
April 1, 2014 Letter to John J. Manfreda, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau - Oregon Delegation Calls for Common Sense Rules for Wine Growlers
Nov. 1, 2012 Wyden, Roe Seek Justice Department Investigation into Pseudoephedrine Tracking Program
July 28, 2011 Sens. Casey, Toomey and Wyden Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Encourage Treatments for Rare Diseases
July 21, 2011 Letter to Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
July 13, 2011 Brown, Wyden, McCain Introduce Affordable Medicines Utilization Act Of 2011
July 12, 2011 Brown, Wyden, McCain Introduce Affordable Medicines Utilization Act Of 2011
June 16, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
Feb. 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee
Dec. 10, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Legislation
Jan. 15, 2010 Wyden Legislation Would Take Oregon Anti-Meth Legislation Nationwide, Require Doctor's Prescription for Pseudoephedrine
April 2, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The Nomination of Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D-KS) to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
March 17, 2009 Panel I Of A Joint Hearing Of The Crime And Drugs Subcommittee Of The Senate Judiciary Committee And The Senate Caucus On International Narcotics Control
Sept. 18, 2008 Tax Extenders
April 24, 2008 Letter to Herb Kohl and Robert Bennett, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies, Re: Additional Funding to Eradicate Emerald Ash Borer and Other In
April 7, 2008 Letter to Robert Byrd and Thad Cochran, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Re: JAG Funding
March 10, 2008 Boxer Leads Call to Restore Bush Cuts to Urban Indian Health Programs
April 18, 2007 Prescription Drugs
Feb. 12, 2007 Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000
Feb. 12, 2007 Continuing Resolution
Jan. 18, 2007 Drug Bargaining Power
Jan. 9, 2007 Snowe, Wyden Act to Require HHS Secretary to Negotiate or Medicare Prescription Drugs
Dec. 5, 2006 Press Release - Snowe, Wyden Urge HHS Secretary to Reconsider Position to Allow Negotiation for Medicare Prescription Drugs
Nov. 13, 2006 Medicare Enhancements for Needed Drugs Act
Sept. 5, 2006 Death with Dignity Act
July 20, 2006 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 26, 2006 Energy and Health Care
May 11, 2006 Letter to The President
May 9, 2006 Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act of 2006--Motion to Proceed
April 11, 2006 Letter to The Honorable Christopher S. Bond Chairman Transportation, Treasury, the Judiciary, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies and
April 4, 2006 Wyden, Snowe Urge HHS Secretary Leavitt to Support Extension of Medicare Drug Benefit Deadline Without Penalty
March 28, 2006 Wyden and Smith to Drug Czar: Where is the Plan?
March 15, 2006 Snowe-Wyden Measure to Allow HHS Secretary to Negotiate for Prescription Drugs Passes Major Hurdle
March 15, 2006 Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2007
March 13, 2006 Snowe-Wyden Amendment to Lift Negotiation Restrictions on Medicare
Dec. 21, 2005 Deficit Reduction Act of 2005--Conference Report
Nov. 3, 2005 Medicare Prescription Drug Costs
Nov. 2, 2005 Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
July 28, 2005 Congress Will Not Preempt Stte Measures in Federal Methamphetamine Legislation
July 20, 2005 Methamphetamine Crisis
June 30, 2005 CBO Tells Wyden Iliminating Drug Ad Costs Could Save Hundreds of Millions
June 14, 2005 Combating Methamphetamine Epidemic
May 26, 2005 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 26, 2005 Federal Government Will Pay Less for Advertised Presecription Drugs Under New Wyden Legislation
March 16, 2005 Wyden Introduces Budget Amendment to Allow HHS Secretary To Negotiate for Prescription Drugs
March 14, 2005 Congressional Budget for the United States Government for the Fiscal Year 2006
Feb. 17, 2005 Prescription Drug Prices
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