Congressman Greg Walden

Representing the 2nd District of Oregon

Press Releases

September 14, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden on forest management reform: “We have to do better for air quality, for water quality, and for the future of our precious public resources”

Stresses the need for urgent action to prevent catastrophic wildfires, protect air quality in Oregon

September 13, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden helps pass legislation aimed at improving firefighter health 

Stresses the need to protect the men and women battling devastating fires raging across Oregon

September 8, 2017 Press Release

Scenic Columbia Gorge Restoration Act (H.R. 3715)

Continuing his efforts to improve forest management policy, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) has introduced legislation to ensure the scenic Columbia Gorge is restored after the devastating Eagle Creek Fire.

September 7, 2017 Press Release

Walden highlights importance of emergency communications to fire response in Oregon

September 7, 2017 Press Release

Enough smoke. Enough fires.

September 6, 2017 Press Release

Walden helps pass landmark legislation to pave the way for self-driving cars

Leads bipartisan effort to advance technology that will save lives, create new economic opportunities, and help seniors and Americans with disabilities live more independently

September 5, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden statement regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today released the following statement regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: 

September 1, 2017 Press Release


Enough is enough.  When Cycle Oregon and performances at the Shakespeare Festival in Ashland get canceled because of fires and the toxic smoke, it’s long past time for Congress to address how federal forests are managed and how fires are fought (or not), including policies that affect firefighting in wilderness areas.  

August 3, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden takes action to reduce wait times for Oregon veterans

Walden’s Doctors for Veterans Act will help Oregon VA facilities recruit medical providers for veterans in rural and underserved areas

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden helps advance bipartisan legislation to modernize drinking water infrastructure in Oregon

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