Greg Walden

Greg Walden


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Walden supports amendment to help improve roads and bridges in Columbia River Gorge NSA

2015-11-03 21:51:54

KDRV: Walden questions Cover Oregon during congressional hearing

2015-09-30 13:57:08

KTVZ: Walden pulls no punches on Cover Oregon

2015-09-30 13:28:49

Walden reacts to Pope Francis' address to Congress

2015-09-24 20:05:36

Walden calls on the Senate to pass the Resilient Federal Forests Act

2015-09-15 20:06:39

Walden on Resilient Federal Forests Act

2015-07-09 21:41:20

Walden supports 21st Century Cures Act

2015-07-09 21:41:30

Walden completes 20 town halls in all 20 counties of the Second District in first quarter of 2015

2015-03-31 21:53:18

Walden speaks in support of Secure Rural Schools extension, forestry reform

2015-03-26 13:21:26

Greg Walden secures extension of Secure Rural Schools program

2015-03-24 14:52:19

Greg Walden reacts to address by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

2015-03-03 19:27:09

Walden responds to the State of the Union

2015-01-21 03:54:08

KDRV: Walden nominates Oregon students for acceptance to U.S. service academies

2014-12-19 14:31:36

KTVZ: Congress passes Bowman Dam bill

2014-12-12 17:01:14

U.S. House unanimously passes Greg Walden’s bill to preserve rural satellite television service

2014-11-19 18:29:16

Fox News: Obamacare Mishaps are Mounting in Oregon

2014-10-01 16:26:02

Greg Walden supports Central Oregon Jobs and Water Security Act

2014-09-18 23:04:54

Walden speaks on historic forestry reform bill

2014-10-01 16:17:15

Greg Walden supports bill to prevent expansion of federal water regulations

2014-09-09 18:08:43

Greg Walden supports common-sense reforms to the Endangered Species Act

2014-07-30 13:59:50

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2182 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-6730
Fax 202-225-5774

Committee Assignments

Energy and Commerce

Rep. Greg Walden represents the people of Oregon’s Second Congressional District, which includes 20 counties in central, southern, and eastern Oregon. Walden, 56, is a lifelong Oregonian whose ancestors came to Oregon by wagon train in 1845.

He and his wife Mylene celebrated 30 years of marriage in August 2012, and make their home in Hood River where they’ve been small business owners since 1986.  Their son, Anthony graduated from Hood River Valley High School and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University.  His parents are graduates of the University of Oregon.

Walden and his wife spent more than two decades as radio station owners in the Gorge.  He’s also a licensed amateur radio operator (W7EQI).  He puts that small business and technology experience to work as chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.  In this role, he has worked to pass legislation to grow American jobs by expanding access to wireless broadband, spur new U.S. technology and innovation, and protect the Internet from government control.

His work in support of Oregon’s rural farm and ranch economy has earned him local and national recognition.  He’s helped write and pass bipartisan legislation to expedite treatment of fire-prone forests, and continues to work across the aisle to find natural resource solutions.

Walden’s experience as a former member of the Hood River Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees and as a former member of the Oregon Health Sciences University Foundation Board have helped in his work to improve access to affordable health care, especially in rural communities.  His successful efforts have earned him national and local awards.

In November 2012, Walden’s House Republican colleagues unanimously elected him to serve as chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC).

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