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Ron Wyden's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Senators Smith and Wyden's 110th Congress Bipartisan Agenda
Issue Position: Guaranteeing Health Care for All Americans
Issue Position: Fighting for Better Health Care
July 24, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - Social Security: A Fresh Look at Workers' Disability Insurance
July 24, 2014 Roll Call - Durbin Puts His Mark on Defense Bill
July 17, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The Role of Trade and Technology in 21st Century Manufacturing
July 15, 2014 Senate Finance Committee Begins Effort to Address Chronic Illness
June 25, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - Department of Health and Human Services and Treasury Nominees
June 12, 2014 Wyden and Grassley Seek Next Steps on Health Care Transparency
June 12, 2014 Wyden Remarks at Joint AARP-BRT Event on Data Transparency in Health Care
June 11, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations During a Government Shutdown
June 9, 2014 Following New Report, Oregon Senators Call for Changes at Local VA Hospitals and Accountability for Those Who Let Down Oregon's Veterans
June 5, 2014 Wyden Applauds Burwell Bipartisan Confirmation Vote
June 5, 2014 Burwell Nomination
June 4, 2014 Burwell Nomination
June 4, 2014 Wyden, Merkley and Sanders Introduce New Bill to Bring Accountability to the VA
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 21, 2014 Finance Committee Approves Burwell for HHS Secretary, Commerce and USTR Nominees
May 14, 2014 Wyden Urges Swift, Bipartisan Confirmation of Burwell for HHS Secretary
May 14, 2014 Wyden Statement in Support of Sylvia Mathews Burwell for HHS Secretary
May 8, 2014 Murkowski Joins Walsh to Fight Veteran Suicide Epidemic
April 11, 2014 Wyden Statement on HHS Leadership Announcement
April 10, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 2, 2014 Grassley, Wyden Comment on CMS Transparency Announcement
March 31, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 31, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 26, 2014 Wyden Statement on Short-Term SGR Patch
March 18, 2014 CMS Launches Wyden Initiative to Strengthen Hospice Care
Feb. 26, 2014 Wyden Applauds Record-Breaking Federal Health Care Fraud Recoveries
Dec. 12, 2013 Medicare Payment Transparency Provisions Advancing
Oct. 23, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Biologic Price Competition and Innovation Act
Sept. 19, 2013 Wyden, Murkowski Applaud Senate's Passage of Helium Legislation
Sept. 19, 2013 Wyden Applauds Senate Passage of Helium Legislation that Includes County Payments
May 21, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner - Protect Life-Saving Treatments For End-Stage Renal Disease
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
March 21, 2013 Wyden and Reed Seek to Boost Palliative and Hospice Care
March 21, 2013 Concurrent Budget Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
March 21, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 19, 2013 Letter to Doctor Francis Collins - Urges NIH to Reexamine Policies
March 14, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Protect Public Health
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Sept. 12, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Regina Benjamin, Surgeon General United States Public Health Service
July 23, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 19, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 19, 2012 Wyden Bill Works to Make Palliative and Hospice Care Available to All Americans
June 7, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act -- Motion to Proceed--Resumed
May 17, 2012 Wyden Letter Raises Concerns about Effect of Afghan Air Pollution on U.S. Servicemembers
May 2, 2012 Letter to Members of the Health Care Community
March 29, 2012 Better Health Rewards Program Act of 2012
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