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Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)

5th term Democrat from Oregon.

Sen. Wyden Supports Industrial Hemp

On February 14, 2013 Sen. Ron Wyden introduced S. 359, the Senate companion bill to H.R. 525, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2013, along with Sen. Rand Paul, Sen. Jeff Merkley, and Sen. Mitch McConnell, who is the Senate Minority Leader.

Sen. Wyden was also the lead sponsor of S. 3501, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2012, in the last Congress.

If you live in Oregon, please click here to send an email to Sen. Wyden and thank him for introducing S. 359. If you do not live in Oregon, please click here to call or click here to send an email to your Senators.

To date we have not received a copy of a constituent reply letter from Sen. Wyden. If you receive a reply from one of your elected representatives please send it to us.


Residence: Portland

Marital Status: Married (Nancy Bass-Wyden)

Prev. Occupation: Legal Services Executive, Seniors Advocate

Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 1981-96

Education: AB Stanford University, 1971; JD University of Oregon, 1974

Birthdate: 05/03/1949

Birthplace: Wichita, KS

Religion: Jewish

Percentage in Last Election: 57%

Major Opponent: Mark Callahan


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Ron Wyden via Web Form.

Website: wyden.senate.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

221 Dirksen Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5244
Fax: (202) 228-2717

Portland Office: (more district offices)

911 NE 11th Avenue, Suite 630
Portland, Oregon 97232
Phone: (503) 326-7525
Fax: (503) 326-7528


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Jeff Michels
  • Scheduling Dir.: Montana Judd
  • Comm. Dir.: Keith Chu
  • Agriculture LA: Erin Fauerbach
  • Environment LA: Wesley Look
  • Judiciary LA: Thomas Brunet


Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Ron Wyden's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Ron Wyden a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

Get involved and take action!

Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.134 - S. 134 - Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015 Yes Send Message to Sen. Ron Wyden
S.AMDT.952 - An amendment to the Farm Bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp f... Yes Send Message to Sen. Ron Wyden
S.359 - The Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2013 - U.S. Senate Yes Send Message to Sen. Ron Wyden


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