Congressman Greg Walden

Representing the 2nd District of Oregon

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June 15, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today announced that a major mental health reform bill to help mentally ill patients and their families was unanimously approved by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, an important step forward for the legislation.
June 10, 2016 Press Release
Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) urged the Department of Transportation (DOT) to quickly finalize critical safety rules that will better protect communities and environmentally sensitive areas from catastrophic crude oil train accidents.
June 10, 2016 Op-Eds
As a lifelong Gorge resident, I’ve seen my share of train derailments, fires and highway accidents over the years. Last week we dodged a bullet when on a hot, calm day an oil train derailed just west of Mosier. Suddenly, the hypothetical accident which our first responders had only recently gotten trained for, became reality.
June 8, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today addressed the U.S. House of Representatives after Friday’s train derailment near Mosier in the Columbia Gorge.
June 8, 2016 Press Release
A bill authored by U.S. Reps. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) and Earl Blumenauer (D-Portland) to force the U.S. Forest Service to complete a land exchange on Mt. Hood has passed the U.S. House in an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote, 401-2.

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