Stories tagged: Ron Wyden
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 2:26 P.M.
Oregon Trail Interpretive Center getting 170-year-old map
The Oregon Trail Interpretive Center will be the new home of a book of historic pioneer maps thanks to Sen. Ron Wyden.
MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2016, 2:31 P.M.
Western senators push for wildfire funding change
What do baseball bats have to do with wildfire funding? The answer has to do with congressional politics – and why three western senators say they’ve got a shot this …
THURSDAY, AUG. 13, 2015
Western senators push bill to fix how forest firefighting is funded
BOISE – With wildfires raging along with the costs to fight them, a group of Western senators on Wednesday touted a solution for paying firefighting bills. The U.S. Forest Service …
THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
Officials seek new funding channel for fighting wildfires
With nearly 1 million acres burned by wildfires across Washington and Oregon, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden is stumping for reforms in how the federal government pays for fighting fires. Strapped …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21, 2013
Idaho senators want wildfire funding to focus on prevention
BOISE – Three Western senators met in fire-ravaged Idaho on Tuesday to announce a push to reform the way the nation funds fire prevention and firefighting. Idaho’s two Republican senators …
TUESDAY, AUG. 20, 2013, 2:56 P.M.
Senators say wildfire prevention system needs ‘bold reforms’
Idaho’s two GOP senators joined with Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden today to launch a new bipartisan push to use the fall budget negotiations in Congress to reform the way …