Congressman Greg Walden

Representing the 2nd District of Oregon

Press Releases

September 24, 2019 Press Release
This week, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) penned an op-ed in Modern Healthcare, highlighting the historic efforts he has helped achieve as Chairman and now Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee to combat the opioid crisis.
September 19, 2019 Press Release
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) recently spoke with Gary Wolcott and Bill Sikkens on AM 860’s User Friendly 2.0 about his efforts to stop illegal robocalls.
September 17, 2019 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a statement after the Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded a $3 million grant to the City of Pendleton to support the expansion of the airport’s Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) sites.
September 16, 2019 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-OR), Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Representative Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, launched a bipartisan investigation into practices of private equity firms surrounding surprise billing.
September 16, 2019 Press Release
Last week, Representative Greg Walden (R-OR), Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, joined Representative Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, on MSNBC with Katy Tur to explain how their bipartisan bill, the No Surprises Act, will help protect patients from surprise medical bills.
September 16, 2019 Press Release
Oregon lawmakers ask Forest Service why it’s failed to issue any “call when needed” awards for wildfire-fighting aircraft
U.S. Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) and U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) today pressed the Forest Service to explain why it has failed to award any ”call when needed” (CWN) contracts to providers of wildfire-fighting large air tankers (LAT).
September 12, 2019 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a statement applauding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for repealing the Obama-era rules concerning “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS).
September 11, 2019 Press Release
Today, Greg Walden (R-Hood River) urged Congress to improve broadband mapping during an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications Technology hearing entitled “Legislating to Connect America: Improving the Nation’s Broadband Maps.”
September 11, 2019 Press Release

Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released the following statement after the federal government added Josephine County to the list of High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA):

September 10, 2019 Press Release
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) discussed the need to improve maternal health care during an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health legislative hearing entitled “Improving Maternal Health: Legislation to Advance Prevention Efforts and Access to Care.”

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