Congressman Greg Walden

Representing the 2nd District of Oregon

WALDEN TO VISIT CENTRAL OREGON ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5 FOR EVENTS IN CULVER, REDMOND

November 3, 2005
Press Release

WALDEN TO VISIT CENTRAL OREGON ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5 FOR EVENTS IN CULVER, REDMOND

November 3, 2005 - Washington, D.C. -
U.S. Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) will be in central Oregon this Saturday, November 5, during what will be his 61st visit to the region since taking office in 1999 and his sixth so far this year, to meet with community and business leaders in Culver about a variety of issues and to deliver a speech at the annual convention of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association and the Oregon Cattlewomen in Redmond.  This visit to Deschutes County is part of Walden’s 256th round trip between Oregon and Washington, D.C. since taking office. His schedule is as follows:
 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5:
CULVER - 9:30–11:00 AM: Congressman Walden will meet with local community and business leaders in Culver about issues of concern to that area and to share an update of activities currently going on in the Congress.  Walden will meet with Mayor Dan Hardens, Jefferson County Sheriff Jack Jones, Culver School Superintendent Linda Florence, members of the Culver City Council, and representatives from local businesses and family farms.
REDMOND - NOON–1:00 PM: Congressman Walden will address ranchers gathered from throughout the state at lunch during the annual convention of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association and the Oregon Cattlewomen.  Walden will update the group on activities and legislation in the Congress, including the recent House passage of the bipartisan Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act and his introduction Wednesday, November 2, of the Forest Emergency Recovery and Research Act, bipartisan and common-sense legislation to help expedite processes for federal forestland recover following catastrophic events to help preserve the environmental and economic health of our national forests.
 
Congressman Walden represents the Second District of Oregon, which includes 20 counties in southern, central and eastern Oregon.  He is a Deputy Whip in the House leadership structure and a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce as well as the Committee on Resources.