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Ron Wyden's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
June 26, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Transparency of Crude-by-Rail Trains
June 18, 2014 Wyden, Merkley Safety of Dams Bill Takes Step Forward
June 10, 2014 Letter to Christopher Hart, Acting Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board - Crude Oil Transports Via Railroads
June 6, 2014 Wyden Statement on Fixing the Highway Trust Fund and Investing in America's Infrastructure
May 23, 2014 Wyden Statement On WTO Ruling Against Chinese Automobile Tariffs
May 9, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the United States Department of Transport - Notify States of All Oil Train Shipments
May 7, 2014 Wyden: DOT Oil Trains Order a Positive Step, But Communities Need More Security
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety
April 3, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - Support Safe Transportation of Energy Products Fund to Increase Rail Safety
March 6, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary US Department of Transportation, and Ernest Moniz, Secretary US Department of Energy - Demand Investigation, Review of Crude Oil Transportation Safety Practices and Regulations
June 28, 2013 Whitfield, Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Plan to Provide for Transportation Infrastructure
June 27, 2013 Bipartisan Legislation Would Provide $50 billion for Transportation Infrastructure
June 26, 2013 Stabenow, Wyden Introduce Bill to Diversify Nation's Transportation Fuel, Cut Consumer Costs
March 14, 2013 Senator Blunt Co-Sponsors Amendment To Protect Contract Tower Program
Aug. 2, 2012 Wyden Amendment Extends Tax Credit for Electric Motorcycle Purchases
July 23, 2012 Wyden and Merkley Announce More than $12 Million in Transportation Grant Funding
July 16, 2012 Defazio, Wyden, Merkley Urge Corps to Dredge Port of Port Orford
May 17, 2012 Merkley, Wyden Announce $85 Million for Portland to Milwaukie Light Rail Line
May 14, 2012 Wyden Statement on the Increase of Direct Flights from Portland to Washington, D.C.
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees
May 8, 2012 Letter to Chairmen Boxer and Baucus and Ranking Members Inhofe and Hatch of the House-Senate Conference Committee to Strengthen Harbor Maintenance Language
March 14, 2012 Wyden Statement on Senate Passage of County Payments Extension
March 8, 2012 Wyden's County Payments Amendment Accepted into the Senate Transportation Bill Extends Vital Program for One Year with 5 Percent Ramp Down From Previous Year
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator
Feb. 16, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
Feb. 7, 2012 FAA Conference Report
Feb. 6, 2012 Passage of FAA Bill Will Improve Commercial Air Service, Protect Crater Lake and Increase UAV Testing Sites
Jan. 31, 2012 Bipartisan Coalition of Lawmakers Urges Colleagues to Consider TRIP Bonds as an Additional Way to Fund Transportation Infrastructure Projects
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to Senator Max Baucus, Chairman of the Committee on Finance, and Senator Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member of the Committee
Nov. 23, 2011 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Increased Transparency from Airlines
Nov. 2, 2011 Rebuild America Jobs Act--Motion to Proceed
July 28, 2011 Wyden, Hoeven, Begich Introduce TRIP Bond Program to Help Build Transportation Infrastructure
July 7, 2011 Letter to Honorable Patty Murray and Honorable Susan Collins
June 24, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Max Baucus, Chairman, The Honorable Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, Committee on Finance
May 17, 2011 Wyden, Stabenow Bill Uses Alternative Transportation Fuels to Reduce Dependence on Foreign Oil Bill Takes "Pursue All Options" Approach to Alternative Fuels Giving the Market the Ability to Choose How to Best Replace Oil
Feb. 18, 2011 Improved Commercial Air Service, Crater Lake Protections and UAV Testing Sites Included in FAA Bill
Feb. 17, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Feb. 7, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Feb. 3, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Feb. 1, 2011 Wyden, Merkley Amendment Will Protect Residential Through the Fence Agreements
Nov. 23, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Oct. 15, 2010 Gov. Kulongoski, Sen. Wyden and Sen. Merkley announce electric vehicle infrastructure TIGER II Grant
Sept. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Ray LaHood Secretary Department of Transportation
March 22, 2010 Tax On Bonuses Received From Certain TARP Receipients
March 16, 2010 Wyden, Merkley Amendment Gives National Park Service Greater Authority to Regulate Air Tour Flyovers
Feb. 18, 2010 Lautenberg Leads Effort to Include Significant Transportation Infrastructure Investment in Jobs Agenda
Dec. 11, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 - Conference Report - Resumed
Oct. 5, 2009 Wyden Responds to Amtrak Study of the Pioneer Line
Sept. 18, 2009 Senators Wyden And Crapo Say Amtrak Study Options Include Pioneer Route Through Oregon And Idaho
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