Read our 2018 Report Card for Walden.
Walden is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Walden has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Mar 21, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Greg Walden sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Energy
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Health
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Walden was the primary sponsor of 23 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 524: Crooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act
- H.R. 6 (115th): SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
- H.R. 699: Mount Hood Cooper Spur Land Exchange Clarification Act
- H.R. 4374: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize additional emergency uses for medical products to reduce deaths and severity of injuries caused by agents of ...
- H.R. 2430: FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017
- H.R. 1762 (114th): To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in The Dalles, Oregon, as the “Loren R. Kaufman VA Clinic”.
- H.R. 2640 (113th): Crooked River Collaborative Water Security and Jobs Act of 2014
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Walden sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (32%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (24%) Science, Technology, Communications (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%)
Some of Walden’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1803: To nullify the Supplemental Treaty Between the United States of America and the ...
- H.R. 1101: To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure internet openness, to prohibit ...
- H.R. 690: DEFENSE Act of 2019
- H.R. 691: Proven Wildfire Reduction Techniques Act of 2019
- H.R. 692: Pre-existing Conditions Protection Act of 2019
- H.R. 685: To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Bend, Oregon, ...
- H.R. 525: Strengthening the Health Care Fraud Prevention Task Force Act of 2019
|Walden’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.J.Res. 46: Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.
Feb 26, 2019. Passed 245/182.
H.Res. 79: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Government shutdowns are detrimental to the Nation and should not occur.
Jan 30, 2019. Failed 249/163.
H.R. 790: Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019
Jan 30, 2019. Passed 259/161.
H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
Sep 26, 2018. Passed 361/61.
H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion ...
H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant legislative change to the U.S. patent system since the ...
H.Con.Res. 214 (111th): Providing for an adjournment or recess of the two Houses.
Nov 18, 2009. Passed 243/166.
H.Res. 784 (111th): Honoring the 2560th anniversary of the birth of Confucius and recognizing his invaluable contributions to philosophy and ...
Oct 28, 2009. Passed 361/47.
H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.
From Jan 1999 to Mar 2019, Walden missed 185 of 13,646 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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