– U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today led a hearing on modernizing America’s emergency alert system. Walden acknowledged the great strides that have been made in emergency alert technology, and called for action to ensure first responders have access to the latest advancements.
Greg Walden: “The American Health Care Act delivers on our commitment to rebuild our health insurance market and provide relief to the American People.”Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement on the passage of the American Health Care Act: “For seven years, our constituents, patients, friends, and family, have suffered under a one-size-fits-all law that is collapsing under its own weight,” said Walden.
Congressman Walden and EPA Administrator Pruitt Discuss Environmental and Economic Issues Important to OregonRep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River), met with EPA Administrator Pruitt today in Congressman Walden's Washington, D.C. office. The two discussed environmental and economic issues important to both the nation and the people of the State of Oregon.
Greg Walden on mismanagement in Medicaid Personal Care Services program: “This is outrageous and this is unacceptable.”Continuing his efforts to strengthen Medicaid, Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today led a hearing to identify solutions to root out neglect, fraud, and abuse in the Medicaid personal care services (PCS) program. During the hearing, Walden noted the progress Oregon has made to improve the integrity of the critical Medicaid service, and called for the need for continued action.
Continuing his efforts to improve the care Oregon’s veterans receive at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) introduced legislation to unburden VA doctors, and allow them to see more patients. Walden’s legislation would implement a pilot program for medical scribes at VA facilities, which will help ease administrative burdens that are preventing physicians from devoting their full attention to veterans.
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May 24, 2017 Press Release
Greg Walden Statement on CBO Score of American Health Care Act
Wyden, Walden, Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Call on GAO to Review Infrastructure Safety, Unfinished Work at Hanford Nuclear Reservation
May 23, 2017 Press Release
Greg Walden Statement on Administration's Budget Request
May 19, 2017 Press Release
Wyden, Merkley, Walden Push FEMA for Transparency in Federal Disaster Declarations
May 18, 2017 Press Release