Congressman Greg Walden

Representing the 2nd District of Oregon

Press Releases

December 10, 2019 Press Release
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.

December 10, 2019 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released the following statement after Speaker Pelosi announced an agreement had been reached on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
December 9, 2019 Press Release
Last week, Representative Greg Walden (R-OR), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee and Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX), pressed top insurance companies for answers as to their role in the rising cost of insulin.
December 9, 2019 Press Release
Legislation would Lower Prescription Drug Prices
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a video statement after he introduced the Lower Costs, More Cures Act of 2019, which consists of bipartisan provisions that would lower the cost of prescription drugs for Americans.
December 9, 2019 Press Release
Releases video statement
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a video statement after the Senate and House reached a bipartisan agreement on legislation to stop surprise medical bill.
December 5, 2019 Press Release
Discusses need to further expand rural broadband
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) discussed the need to further expand rural broadband in Oregon at an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing.
December 4, 2019 Press Release
House passes TRACED Act
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released the following statement after the House passed the TRACED Act.
December 4, 2019 Press Release
Holds Hearing to Examine U.S. Preparedness for Flu Season
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) spoke at an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing entitled "Flu Season: U.S. Public Health Preparedness and Response."
December 3, 2019 Press Release

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.

December 2, 2019 Press Release
Showcase will highlight Oregon and nationwide solutions to energy delivery, emissions reductions, and economic growth

Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River), the Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee, announced that he will host the 

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