Congressman Greg Walden

Representing the 2nd District of Oregon

Press Releases

September 1, 2017 Press Release

Enough is enough.  When Cycle Oregon and performances at the Shakespeare Festival in Ashland get canceled because of fires and the toxic smoke, it’s long past time for Congress to address how federal forests are managed and how fires are fought (or not), including policies that affect firefighting in wilderness areas.  

August 3, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden takes action to reduce wait times for Oregon veterans

Walden’s Doctors for Veterans Act will help Oregon VA facilities recruit medical providers for veterans in rural and underserved areas

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden helps advance bipartisan legislation to modernize drinking water infrastructure in Oregon

July 26, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden plan to protect Crooked River Ranch from wildfire moves forward 

House Natural Resources Committee advances Walden’s Crooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act 

July 24, 2017 Press Release

Walden bill to unburden VA doctors and improve care for Oregon veterans passes House

Legislation co-authored by Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) would introduce medical scribes into VA system to help process paperwork

July 20, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden applauds Brownfields assistance secured by Grants Pass

July 19, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden helps advance self-driving legislation

Says technology is an innovative solution to reduce traffic fatalities in Oregon

July 18, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden leads hearing on strengthening electricity delivery across America

Cites diverse power mix in Oregon as need to maintain security, reliability, and affordability of electricity

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden applauds progress on Cultus Lake reopening 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today released the following statement after Forest Service officials announced the boat launch and day use area at Cultus Lake Campground will be reopening: 

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Greg Walden calls for urgency in fight against opioid abuse in Oregon

Leads hearing on effective strategies for combatting the crisis in local communities