September 29, 2016 Press Release
Continuing his strong efforts to support Oregon’s veterans, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) supported several plans passed by Congress this week to boost funding for the Veterans Administration and expedite care so our veterans can get the help they need and deserve.
September 28, 2016 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), legislation supported by Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) to address the needs of the Pacific Northwest’s harbors, locks, dams, flood prevention programs, and other water resources infrastructure critical to our economy.
September 27, 2016 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act (H.R. 845), legislation championed by Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) to help better maintain public trails on national forests and ensure they are accessible for outdoor recreation.
September 20, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) has been named a “Guardian of Small Business” by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Walden received this award for his outstanding voting record in the U.S. House on behalf of Oregon’s small businesses.
Days after meeting with local veterans in Medford, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced today that the House of Representatives has passed bipartisan legislation to bring accountability and reform to the Veterans Administration (VA).
September 9, 2016 Press Release
In honor of the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) shared his memories of the tragic day in a video statement. Walden joined fellow U.S. House members on the Capitol steps for a remembrance ceremony to pay tribute to the thousands of Americans whose lives were taken on September 11, 2001.
September 1, 2016 Press Release
As Oregon students head back to school, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced an exciting opportunity for students to design an app as part of a nationwide competition. The 2016 Congressional App Challenge is a chance for tech-savvy students across central, southern, and eastern Oregon to put their creativity to the test and design their own original smartphone or desktop apps. The winner’s app will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol among the best student apps in the country. A panel of local experts from Oregon, including app developers and computer science professors, will judge each student’s work and select the winner and runners-up.
At a groundbreaking ceremony for the new site of the Klamath Falls Gospel Mission, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) highlighted a plan in the U.S. House of Representatives that will help fight poverty in Oregon and across the country.
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.