Press Releases

February 26, 2009 Press Release

But Durbin amendment opens up a backdoor to the Fairness Doctrine
February 26, 2009 - WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) today congratulated Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) for successfully attaching a prohibition of the so-called Fairness Doctrine to legislation moving in the Senate.

February 25, 2009 Press Release

Bipartisan Legislation to Promote Development and Use of Cellulosic Ethanol Derived from Wood Waste on Federal Lands

February 24, 2009 Press Release

February 24, 2009 - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) released the following statement on President Obama’s speech to the Joint Session of Congress.

February 20, 2009 Press Release

February 20, 2009 - BEND, OR -- Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) issued the following statement on the placement of Kingsley air base on a list of potential military facility closures in Oregon. Walden attended a briefing at Kingsley with Col. Jim Miller on Monday.

February 18, 2009 Press Release

Funds available in stimulus should be used to hire commercial contractors to tackle Condition Class II and III lands - those lands most at risk of producing catastrophic wildfire

February 12, 2009 Press Release

Meeting with top regional Forest Service and BLM officials on new stimulus funds highlights slate of public meetings and events
February 12, 2009 - WASHINGTON, DC - After completing his 361st round trip between Oregon and Washington, D.C., Rep. Greg Walden will begin a weeklong visit through the vast Second District with meetings and public events in southern Oregon.

February 9, 2009 Press Release

Department of Homeland Security firefighter investment to assist Redmond Fire and Rescue in purchase of needed equipment

February 6, 2009 Press Release

Large group of House members from across the country press new president to uphold strongly bipartisan agreement to lift ban on domestic energy production

January 30, 2009 Press Release

Department of Homeland Security firefighter investment to assist Boardman Rural Fire Protection District in hiring four new positions

January 27, 2009 Press Release

January 27, 2009 - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) today welcomed former Union County Commissioner Colleen MacLeod on staff in his eastern Oregon office based in La Grande. MacLeod, a fourth generation eastern Oregonian, has extensive experience in a variety of issues important to rural Oregon.