Press Releases

October 16, 2020 Press Release
Robert Maxwell received the Medal of Honor for his service
Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) and  Senators Jeff Merkley  (D-OR)  and Ron Wyden (D-OR) applauded the signing into law of a bill introduced by the Oregon delegation to rename the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic in Bend after Robert Maxwell, a World War II veteran and Medal of Honor Recipient who lived in Bend. 
October 5, 2020 Press Release
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, and Marion Counties are approved for Category A Assistance.
October 5, 2020 Press Release
Pens Op-ed in The Washington Examiner
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) penned an op-ed in The Washington Examiner in response to the deadly fires in Oregon and the need for modernizing forest management policies.
October 1, 2020 Press Release
Legislation gives Basin irrigators access to up to $10 million in emergency drought relief
Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) and Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) today announced that the U.S. House of Representatives passed a critically needed fix to the 2018 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that would provide relief to Klamath Basin irrigators who have been hard-hit by drought. The legislation was passed by the U.S. Senate in July of this year and is now headed to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law.
September 30, 2020 Press Release
Joins Rep. Dan Crenshaw on Podcast
Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) recently joined Representative Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) on his podcast, “Hold These Truths.” During the podcast, Walden discussed the catastrophic wildfires in Oregon and called for improved federal forest management.
September 29, 2020 Press Release
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a statement after the House passed the Preserving Home and Office Numbers in Emergencies (PHONE) Act, which would prevent families from losing their landline phone numbers after natural disasters.
September 28, 2020 Press Release
Eligible families and individuals displaced by wildfires need more time to access payments
Representatives Greg Walden (R-OR), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Kurt Schrader (D-OR), and Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR), called on the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service to extend the deadline to claim Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) as Oregonians recover from wildfires.
September 23, 2020 Press Release
Robert Maxwell received the Medal of Honor for his service
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) and Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) applauded the House passage of a bill introduced by the delegation to rename the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic in Bend after Robert Maxwell, a World War II veteran and Medal of Honor Recipient who lived in Bend.  
September 21, 2020 Press Release
Representative Greg Walden released the following statement on the death of Former Oregon Congressman, Chairman Robert ‘Bob’ Freeman Smith.
September 21, 2020 Press Release
Bill would nullify the underhanded 1865 agreement and reinforce the validity of the 1855 treaty
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released the following statement after the House passed the 1865 Treaty Nullification Act.

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