Congressman Greg Walden

Representing the 2nd District of Oregon

Press Releases

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.”
September 10, 2019 Press Release
Has Held More Town Halls in 2019 than any Member of the Oregon Delegation
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a statement after completing 40 town halls this year.
September 6, 2019 Press Release
Last week, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) stopped by the Crooked River Ranch Fire Station to celebrate President Trump signing the Crooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act and talk with local residents and officials about fire safety.
September 6, 2019 Press Release
Interested students must send applications to Representative Walden by the end of October 2019
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) is encouraging Oregon students who are interested in attending one of the prestigious United States service academies to apply for an official nomination through his office.
September 5, 2019 Press Release
Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission authorized $67.7 million for rural broadband in Oregon over the next 10 years for rural broadband.

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