FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 9, 2023
Representative Greg Smith Votes to Fund the Ordnance Regional Water Infrastructure Project
SALEM, Ore. – Today, the Joint Ways and Means committee passed HB 5043. The measure appropriates funding to the Water Resources Department, including a $6,000,000 grant to Umatilla County for the Ordnance Regional Water Infrastructure Project. The bill now heads to the the floor of both chambers for a final vote.
“The Ordnance Project is critical to the Umatilla Basin and District 57 at large,” said Representative Smith (R-Heppner) ” As Co-Vice Chair of the committee, it was my pleasure to advocate for this funding and give a yes vote on HB 5043.”
Representative Greg Smith is currently serving his twelfth term as a State Representative, making him the longest serving member in the Oregon Legislature. He holds a gavel as the Co-Chair of the Joint Ways and Means Subcommittee on General Government. Representative Smith also serves as the Co-Vice Chair of the full Joint Ways and Means Committee. Additionally, he is the ranking member on the House Revenue Committee. To reach out, please visit Rep Smith’s Facebook Page or send him an email at email@example.com
Representative Greg Smith