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Ron Wyden's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
Feb. 12, 2014 Wyden Statement on Overturning Veteran Pension Reductions
Jan. 31, 2014 Wyden Cosponsors Bill to Provide Justice to Servicemembers Discharged Over Sexual Orientation
July 16, 2013 Wyden Statement on Bonneville Power Administration Inspector General Report
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
April 17, 2013 Burr and Wyden Seek to Strengthen VA's Pension Program and Protect America's Veterans
March 26, 2013 Wyden Statement on Full Funding of Tuition Assistance Programs for National Guard Members
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
Dec. 13, 2012 Veterans Affairs Department Agrees to GI Bill Housing Allowance Fix for OIT Students
Sept. 28, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Jessica L. Wright, Assistant Secretary of Defense
Sept. 11, 2012 Begich Introduces Proposal to Hire Veterans to Assist with Marine Debris Cleanup
July 13, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
June 6, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
June 6, 2012 Wyden and Kohl Investigate Pension Poaching in VA's Pension Program at Aging Committee Hearing
March 2, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinsek, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Dec. 7, 2011 Markey, Wyden Call on CMS to Release IAH Program Guidelines for Medicare Savings
July 26, 2011 Wyden, Merkley, DeFazio Issue Statement on VA's Announcement on the Future of the Roseburg VA Hospital
July 19, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
July 19, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
April 13, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, United States Department of Veterans Affairs
March 22, 2011 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and General Craig McKinley, Chief of the National Guard Bureau
March 15, 2011 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Jan. 13, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Jan. 12, 2011 Senator Wyden Urges Eligible Combat Vets to Enroll for VA Health Care Before Deadline
Dec. 11, 2010 Wyden Honors Japanese-American "Go for Broke" Soldiers Who Served in World War II
Sept. 28, 2010 Bill to Give Cong. Gold Medal to "Go For Broke' Veterans Ready for President's Signature Wyden urges "Go For Broke' Veterans and Families to Contact His Office Tuesday, September 28, 2010 Washington, D.C. -- Continuing efforts to recognize and honor Wor
Sept. 17, 2010 Wyden, Merkley Urge Servicemembers To Collect Stop Loss Pay Before Deadline
July 26, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
July 13, 2010 Wyden Secures Commitment from Portland VA Director on Appeals Backlog, Travel Reimbursement
June 30, 2010 Committee Approves Bill to Help Native American Vets with Disabilities Receive Housing Assistance
May 17, 2010 Wyden, Schrader Ask DOD/GAO to Investigate "Institutionalized discrimination against Guard and Reserve Forces"
April 22, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
April 22, 2010 Wyden and Thune Bill Helps Native American Vets with Disabilities Receive Housing Assistance
March 5, 2010 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
Feb. 24, 2010 VA Will Temporarily Halt Southern Oregon Health Care Reductions, Discuss Future Care with Local Residents
Jan. 11, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary, Department Of Veterans Affairs
Jan. 11, 2010 Wyden Calls For Suspension of Reductions at Roseburg VA Hospital
Nov. 19, 2009 Wyden Supports Bill to Improve Health Care Services to Veterans and Their Families
June 29, 2009 Wyden Unveils "Soft Landing" And Related Bills to Help Soldiers, Military Families And Veterans
May 28, 2009 Wyden, Merkley Announce Funding To Improve Access to Mental Health Treatment for Rural Veterans
March 19, 2009 Senators Bayh, Dorgan, Wyden Introduce Legislation to Care for Soldiers Exposed to Toxins
March 10, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal
Jan. 22, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
Dec. 24, 2008 Wyden Leads and Succeeds in 110th Congress
Aug. 12, 2008 Letter to The Honorable James Peake, M.D., Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
July 31, 2008 Wyden and Smith Address Veterans Mental Health Care Failures
July 31, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 22, 2008 Senators Feinstein, Kerry, Reid, Obama, Clinton, Leahy, Schumer, Murray, Wyden Introduce Bill to Require the Department of Veterans' Affairs to Provide Access to Voter Registration for Veterans
July 7, 2008 Health Care
March 5, 2008 Letter to the Senate Budget Committee
Feb. 29, 2008 Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act
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