Congressman Greg Walden

Representing the 2nd District of Oregon

Press Releases

January 26, 2017 Press Release

Oregon Lawmakers Introduce Mt. Hood Land Exchange Bill 

Bipartisan Bill would Complete long-delayed Exchange to Conserve Land, Allow Development for Visitors and Recreation Opportunities

January 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) issued the following statement on the successful effort to block a national monument designation in the Owyhee Canyonlands:

January 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) issued the following statement on President Obama’s unilateral expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument: 

January 6, 2017 Press Release
Committed to growing the economy and protecting small businesses in Oregon, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) supported bills passed by the House this week to rein in costly, burdensome, and overreaching federal regulations.
January 3, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) predicted swift action on growing jobs, fixing health care, and doing away with excessive federal regulations as the new session of Congress convenes today.
December 21, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced today that he has nominated 15 Oregon students for acceptance to one of the prestigious United States service academies. Walden’s Service Academy Nomination Board -- active and retired military officers who interview potential candidates for the service academies -- recommended each student based on their academic performance, extracurricular involvement, and character.
December 14, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) today praised a new disease research initiative -- the 21st Century Cures Act -- after it was signed into law by the President at the White House today. Walden was a strong supporter of the bill, which cleared the House and Senate with overwhelmingly bipartisan votes.
December 6, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) announced today that Ray Baum will bring his decades-long experience in policy making back to Capitol Hill as Staff Director of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Last week, Walden was elected by his colleagues as Chairman of that Committee, which has broad jurisdiction over health care, energy, and telecommunications policy. Baum will replace Gary Andres.
December 1, 2016 Press Release
The House GOP Steering Committee today elected U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) to serve as the next Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Walden released the following statement:
December 1, 2016 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 34), a sweeping, bipartisan initiative cosponsored by Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) to bring hope to millions of Americans suffering from deadly diseases.

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