Giving to charity is crucial for economic prosperity, happiness, and the success of our people. But for too long, only the upper class has been incentivized to give to charitable organizations. With the Universal Charitable Giving Act we help support the great work of the faith-based and charitable groups working hard to make a difference in our community.
Congress has passed laws that provide resources to confront this epidemic, but as we learned in our Opioid Crisis Tour throughout North Carolina, more action is clearly needed. We will remain committed to working with local law enforcement, first responders, and local government to stop the overwhelming hardship this is causing to the families of our community.
I have always valued the importance of HBCUs. With more than 100 HBCUs across the nation – and eleven here in North Carolina, they are an integral part of our higher education system. On a more personal note, my wife, Kelly, is a graduate of Winston-Salem State University and has found success as a nurse practitioner, which she attributes in part to the strong education she received. I believe it is as important as ever to have Republicans engage with HBCUs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today released the following statement after passage of H.R. 493, the Never Again Education Act, legislation he co-sponsored to award grants to schools and incorporate Holocaust education in state and local standards:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today co-sponsored the Sex Trafficking Demand Reduction Act, bipartisan legislation that aims to prevent sex trafficking by encouraging the international community to eliminate the demand for commercial sex acts.
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|1/16/2020||22||H.J.RES.76||Not Voting||On Passage: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to “Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability”|
|1/15/2020||21||H.R.1230||No||On Passage: Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act|
|1/15/2020||20||H.R.1230||Aye||On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act|
|1/15/2020||19||H.R.1230||Aye||On Agreeing to the Amendment:|