Press Releases

July 29, 2020 Press Release
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a statement applauding the Bureau of Reclamation decision to invest $1.2 million towards new science for the Klamath Project.
July 23, 2020 Press Release
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a statement after the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced a series of CARES Act grants for Oregon’s Second District including in Bend, Pendleton, Enterprise, The Dalles, Medford, and Klamath Falls. This funding is a result of the CARES Act, which Walden helped usher into law in March.
July 21, 2020 Press Release
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) delivered remarks at a House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Pathway to a Vaccine: Efforts to Develop a Safe, Effective and Accessible COVID-19 Vaccine.”
July 15, 2020 Press Release
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released the following statement on President Trump’s announcement of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)’s final rule updating the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations.
July 14, 2020 Press Release
Reps. Greg Walden (OR-02), Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Colin Allred (TX-32) and Aumua Amata Radewagen (AS-At Large) introduced bipartisan legislation to re-authorize a successful Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) work-study program in congressional offices, allowing veterans to assist their fellow veterans with accessing the benefits and services they’ve earned.
July 10, 2020 Press Release
Calls it ‘long overdue’
Representative Greg Walden released a statement after the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) announced a new rule to update the agency’s special-use regulations to improve the reliability of the electrical grid and reduce the threat of wildfires.
July 1, 2020 Press Release
Bill would improve roads and bridges in Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) secured a provision in the House Infrastructure bill to ensure access to federal funding to improve safety for vehicles, pedestrians and bikers across the Bridge of the Gods.
June 30, 2020 Press Release
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a statement after the Department of Interior (DOI) awarded $23,321,995 to Oregon under the 2020 Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program to support essential services in rural Oregon.
June 25, 2020 Press Release
Joined by Oregon Delegation
Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to rename the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic in Bend after Bob Maxwell, a World War II veteran and Medal of Honor Recipient from Bend.
June 23, 2020 Press Release
Cosponsors JUSTICE Act
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released the following statement after he cosponsored the JUSTICE Act.

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