Oregon lawmakers had pressed Forest Service to issue “call when needed” awards for wildfire-fighting aircraft
Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) and Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today welcomed news that the Forest Service has awarded ”call when needed” (CWN) contracts to providers of wildfire-fighting large air tankers.
Legislation would Lower Prescription Drug Prices
Releases video statement
Discusses need to further expand rural broadband
House passes TRACED Act
Holds Hearing to Examine U.S. Preparedness for Flu Season
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a statement applauding the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for awarding $6 million to help expand rural broadband in Grant and Wheeler counties.