Obama Could Veto Keystone Pipeline

WASHINGTON — Southern Oregon Congressman Greg Walden is calling on President Obama to drop his veto threat against the Keystone Pipeline bill. The house passed a final version of a bill authorizing construction of the Keystone Pipeline. The pipeline would carry crude oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. Environmentalists have been against the … Continue reading »

Speech Guest Spotlights Timber Payments

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. – Rural Oregon counties struggling from the loss of federal timber payments will have a seat at the table during Tuesday’s State of the Union Address. Jennifer Phillipi, co-owner of the Rough & Ready mill in Cave Junction, will be a guest of Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) during the speech. Rough & … Continue reading »

New Timber Payments Bill Discusssed

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Southern Oregon counties are struggling without federal timber payments and the future those payments is being discussed in Washington D.C. They are part of the major forestry House bill called “Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act”. Congressman Greg Walden says it contains the O&C trust, conservation and jobs plan offered by … Continue reading »

Walden Talks Healthcare Reform

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local medical professionals were able to meet with Congressman Greg Walden on Friday to talk about the future of health care. It is part of a 6-day tour through parts of Oregon, to meet with local leaders about various issues. This event was held at the providence medical in Medford on Friday. … Continue reading »

Greg Walden Elected To Republican Chair

WASHINGTON, D.C. — One of the top leadership positions in Congress is now held by an Oregonian. On Wednesday, Congressman Greg Walden was elected to chair the National Republican Congressional Committee, which means he’ll work with the speaker, majority leader, and other top officials to set the House’s agenda.

Walden, DeFazio Re-Elected

MEDFORD, Ore. — While seats were won and lost in both the U.S. Senate and House, the overall result remained the same. The House is still a Republican majority, and the Senate remains under Democratic control. Here in Oregon, U.S. Congressman Greg Walden defeated Joyce Segers, to win his eighth term in the House, where … Continue reading »

Oregon Troops Prepare For Mission

ASHLAND, Ore. – Oregon National Guard troops may soon be getting the call to return to the Middle East. Guard members have been given a “notification of sourcing,” which means they need to start preparing for possible security missions in Afghanistan in 2014. An Oregon Army National Guard spokesman said it does not necessarily mean … Continue reading »

Training Center Opened At Kingsley Field

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – State, federal and local dignitaries were at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls Tuesday morning to cut the ribbon on a new $6million training facility. Oregon Second District Congressman Greg Walden and the head of the Oregon National Guard took the scissors to cut the ribbon on the joint Armed Forces Reserve … Continue reading »