Congressman Greg Walden

Representing the 2nd District of Oregon

Press Releases

January 16, 2020 Press Release
Calls For More Research, Data
Yesterday, Representative Greg Walden (R-OR), spoke at an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing entitled, “Cannabis Policies For The New Decade.”
January 14, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee, sent letters to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf, and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon regarding concerns over reports of increased use of stimulants, such as cocaine and methamphetamine, in the United States in recent years. The letters were signed by a bipartisan group of lawmakers on the committee in addition to Walden.
January 14, 2020 Press Release
Calls for continued effort to combat the epidemic
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) called for continued progress to end the opioid crisis during an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing.
January 14, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) announced that he is reactivating an investigation into the role of top opioid manufacturers in the ongoing opioid crisis.
January 13, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced he will hold his first town hall of 2020 in Harney County next week.
January 9, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released the following statement after he voted no on the War Powers Resolution.
January 8, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) discussed efforts to improve public health and wellness at an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing entitled “Legislation to Improve Americans’ Health Care Coverage and Outcomes.”
January 7, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced that he has nominated thirteen Oregon students for acceptance to one of the prestigious United States service academies. Walden’s Service Academy Nomination Board -- retired and active-duty military officers who interviewed potential candidates for the service academies -- recommended each student based on their academic performance, extracurricular involvement, and character.
January 3, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced that the Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded $1,623,000 in federal funding to the Port of Morrow to assist with improving equipment and infrastructure in order to meet the needs of the Port’s marine terminals.
January 2, 2020 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released the following statement after President Trump signed his anti-robocalls bill, the TRACED Act, into law on December 30, 2019.

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