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Walden: Still Too Many Oregonians Without Reliable Broadband Internet

Too many Oregonians are without reliable broadband internet service, said U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) said during an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on...

Walden Urges Public, Especially Senior Citizens, to Get Flu Shots

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) spoke about the importance of flu vaccines at an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. The hearing...

Bill Designed to Help with Hanford Clean-Up Passes U.S. House

On Wednesday, during an Energy and Commerce Full Committee markup, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River), the Republican Leader of the committee, helped lead efforts...

Walden Won’t Seek Re-Election

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced today that he will not seek a new term in Congress in the 2020 elections. “At the end...

Walden Announces $3 Million Grant to Improve E. Oregon Regional Airport

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) released a statement on Tuesday after the Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded a $3 million grant to the...

Walden Announces $67.6 Million to Expand Rural Broadband in Oregon

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced that the Federal Communications Commission has authorized $67.7 million for rural broadband in Oregon over the next 10 years for...

Walden Touts His Town Hall Record

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) has participated in 40 town halls during 2019. According to his office, the Hood River Republicanhas held more town...

Walden Announces $67.6 Million to Expand Rural Broadband in Oregon

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced that the Federal Communications Commission has authorized $67.7 million for rural broadband in Oregon over the next 10 years for...

Health Center in Boardman Among 9 in Oregon to Receive Federal...

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) applauded the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for awarding $4,509,000 in grant funding to 27 health...

Walden Says Port of Morrow to Get Marine Highway Project Designation

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced today that the Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has chosen the Port of Morrow for Marine Highway...

U.S. Department of Transportation Grant to Improve Pendleton Airport

Today, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will award a $6 million grant to the city...

E. Oregon Economic Summit to Focus on Local, Regional, Federal Issues

Hermiston High School will be the site of the first annual Eastern Oregon Economic Summit on Friday, July 26 with a wide range of...

Umatilla, 5 Other Counties to Receive Federal Disaster Declaration

U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio and Greg Walden today announced that federal officials have determined the spring storms...

Lamb Weston Holds Grand Opening for ‘Line 5’ Plant Expansion

Lamb Weston held a grand opening for its Hermiston “Line 5” plant expansion on Thursday. Among speakers were Tom Werner, president and chief executive officer,...

Walden Leads All House Members in Holding Town Halls in 2019

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) has held more town hall meetings than any other lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2019, according...

Walden Bill Aims to Improve Forest Management, Reduce Wildfire Risk

As Oregon faces a rapidly approaching wildfire season, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today introduced legislation to improve forest management and reduce the...

Walden Stresses Need to Improve Clean-Up Efforts at Hanford

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) stressed the need to improve progress of nuclear waste cleanup at the Hanford Site during a hearing before...

Rep. Walden to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Hermiston on March...

U.S. Rep Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced today he will hold town halls in Umatilla, Hood River and Wasco counties in March. “After completing nine...

Wyden, Walden Weigh In On Trump Ending DACA Program

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden and U.S. Rep Greg Walden issued statements today following the decision by President Trump to rescind the Deferred Action for...

Northwest Lawmakers Oppose Selling BPA

Pacific Northwest members of Congress have voiced their opposition to a proposal in the President’s budget to sell off the Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA)...

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