Ashland Gets Awarded E-City of the Year

ASHLAND, Ore. — The city of Ashland is being named the 2014 E-city of Oregon for the second year in a row. The award is given out by Google and means Ashland has the strongest e-business community in the state. Senator Ron Wyden, alongside Representative Peter Buckley and John Stromberg, Ashland’s mayor, came together to … Continue reading »

Lawmakers Work on Wildfire Funding

MEDFORD, Ore. — The hundreds of thousands of acres burning in Oregon and Washington has prompted law makers to take action. Senator Ron Wyden is working with Idaho senator Mike Carpo to secure more than 600 million dollars of funding from the supplemental funding to this year’s fire season. Senator Wyden is also pushing to … Continue reading »

Wine Growlers Approved in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — On Friday, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden announced that the federal agency that regulates the sale of alcohol has agreed to rescind an order that would have blocked the sale of wine growlers in Oregon. In a letter to members of the Oregon delegation the administrator of the federal Alcohol, Tobacco Tax and Trade … Continue reading »

Senator Hosts Town Hall Meeting

ASHLAND, Ore. — Jackson County residents had the opportunity to have their number called and ask Senator Ron Wyden a question or make a suggestion or comment on what they would like to see happen this year in Washington D.C. “There was many students in the audience that had really pressing questions and I think … Continue reading »