Ron Wyden

Trump unveils plan to lower prescription drug prices

Medford, Ore.- President Donald Trump released his plans for lowering prescription drug prices Friday. The “American Patients First” proposal will focus on increasing competition among pharmaceutical companies to create incentives to lower drug prices. Republican Congressman Greg Walden says he supports the …

Oregon lawmakers push for firefighter training

Medford, Ore. — Local firefighters may have extra help this fire season. Oregon’s senators helped secure millions in funding to train members of the Air National Guard to fight wildfires. Now that the funding is good to go, the National Guard just needs …

Tax reform benefits craft brewers

Salem, Ore.- Local craft breweries are getting boost in the form of a tax break provided by the president’s new plan. The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act is a provision of the plan. It cuts the federal excise tax in …

Senator Wyden continues healthcare listening tour

Medford, Ore. — In addition to Thursday morning’s Town Hall meeting, Senator Wyden is continuing his healthcare listening tour. Today he met with employees from Cascade Health Alliance, Jackson Care Connect, Providence, and La Clinica. In addition to Medicaid, the group discussed …

“SMART” celebrates 25th anniversary

Medford, Ore. — A ground breaking reading program celebrated its anniversary on Tuesday. It’s called “Start Making A Reader Today” – also known as the SMART program. It marked its 25-year anniversary at Washington Elementary School on Tuesday and Senator Ron Wyden paid a …