The U.S. House of Representatives today passed legislation to provide annual funding for the Department of the Interior, and U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) highlighted how the plan will help reduce federal overreach in rural communities across the West:
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced today that his plan to remove gray wolves from the federal endangered species list has been approved by the U.S. House by a vote of 223-201.
July 8, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced today that the U.S. House of Representatives has advanced major legislation to help combat the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic.
July 6, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced today that the U.S. House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved bipartisan reforms of the country’s mental health care system.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced today that his bill to rename The Dalles veterans’ clinic after Sergeant First Class Loren R. Kaufman, a native of The Dalles and one of Oregon’s 14 Medal of Honor recipients, has been signed into law by the President.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) welcomed Congressional Art Competition Winner Sage Hassell, a recent graduate of Mountain View High School in Bend, to the U.S. Capitol to see her winning painting unveiled in the national student art exhibit.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today announced that a major mental health reform bill to help mentally ill patients and their families was unanimously approved by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, an important step forward for the legislation.
Today, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) urged the Department of Transportation (DOT) to quickly finalize critical safety rules that will better protect communities and environmentally sensitive areas from catastrophic crude oil train accidents.
June 8, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today addressed the U.S. House of Representatives after Friday’s train derailment near Mosier in the Columbia Gorge.
A bill authored by U.S. Reps. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) and Earl Blumenauer (D-Portland) to force the U.S. Forest Service to complete a land exchange on Mt. Hood has passed the U.S. House in an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote, 401-2.