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Ron Wyden's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Food Assistance Program
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - WIC Benefits
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 12, 2013 Grassley, Wyden Applaud SGR's Medicare Payment Transparency Provisions
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Nov. 1, 2013 Wyden Statement on Cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Secretary Thomas Vilsack, Dept. of Agriculture - SRS Sequestration
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
May 16, 2013 Schrader Strengthens Oregon Agriculture Competitiveness in Farm Bill Mark-Up
April 16, 2013 Wyden Grills Forest Service Chief on Timber Harvests, Secure Rural Schools
April 10, 2013 Additional Statements
April 10, 2013 Additional Statements
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Jan. 31, 2013 Bipartisan Finance Committee Members Release Recommendations to Combat Waste, Fraud & Abuse in Medicare & Medicaid
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
June 7, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act -- Motion to Proceed--Resumed
May 24, 2012 Wyden Encourages States to Create Self-Employment Assistance Program as Labor Department Releases Guidelines
May 16, 2012 S. Con. Res. 41, H. Con. Res. 112, S. Con. Res. 37, S. Con. Res. 42, S. Con. Res. 44 En Bloc--Motions to Proceed
May 3, 2012 Wyden Statement on Oregon Waiver for Medicaid Demonstration Project
April 26, 2012 Markey, Wyden Applaud Selection of Innovative Independence at Home Pilot Programs
Feb. 17, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Dec. 16, 2011 Wyden Introduces FRESH Act to Help Farmers and Improve Access to Healthier Foods
Dec. 7, 2011 Markey, Wyden Call on CMS to Release IAH Program Guidelines for Medicare Savings
Nov. 9, 2011 Wyden, Carper and Casey Bill Gives Entrepreneurs Breathing Room to Start Businesses
Nov. 8, 2011 Statements on introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 10, 2011 Wyden, Merkley Bill Will Safeguard Stock of Affordable Housing
Feb. 10, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 12, 2011 Merkley, Wyden Announce Approximately $44 Million in Emergency Heating Assistance for Oregon Families
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Nov. 29, 2010 Merkley, Wyden Call for Yearlong Renewal of Unemployment Benefits for Jobless Americans
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
Oct. 6, 2010 Wyden, Inhofe Clinical Trials Bill Signed by President Obama
Sept. 17, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
Aug. 16, 2010 Wyden, Merkley Announce Over $18 Million for Low-Income Housing Assistance in Portland Metro Area
Feb. 23, 2010 Letter To Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate and Senator Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee
Jan. 7, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LIHEAP
Dec. 7, 2009 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Oct. 21, 2009 Wyden, Merkley Help Save Oregon Manufacturing Jobs
Sept. 17, 2009 Wyden, Merkley Introduce Legislation To Preserve Affordable Housing In Oregon
Sept. 16, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
Sept. 15, 2009 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
May 8, 2009 Merkley Statement on Jobless Numbers
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