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May 24, 2018 Press Release
The Good Accounting Obligation in Government (GAO-IG) Act would stop wasteful spending in federal agencies and bring needed accountability using GAO and IG reports.
May 9, 2018 Press Release
Rescissions aren’t merely a Republican political maneuver against Democrats. President Clinton used the process 166 times to save more than $3.5 billion. While effective, the most recent package sent by President Trump is especially innocuous, politically speaking, clawing back unneeded, unspent funds, some of which were appropriated as far back as 1993.
April 18, 2018 Press Release
"The bureaucratic failures of the IRS were on full display yesterday as they were unable to perform even a basic duty on their most critical day of the year. Another way the IRS is failing North Carolina taxpayers is with lack of accountability. Run for almost a decade by Commissioners who spent more time misleading Congress and attempting to bury scandals than they did serving Americans, the IRS has operated under a different set of rules than what they expect from taxpayers. The Ditto Act forces accountability on the IRS and ensures that they are working under the same rules as the people and businesses of North Carolina."
April 12, 2018 Press Release
“Part of the reason I ran for Congress was frustration with Washington’s inability to spend within its means and show fiscal leadership. That is why I made a pledge to the people of North Carolina to push for a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution."
March 27, 2018 Press Release
“Right now, North Carolina taxpayers are having their hard-earned money wasted by federal bureaucrats who have been told how to improve and become more efficient, but refuse to follow recommendations. That is unacceptable. This bipartisan legislation will make government better, more accountable, and save taxpayer dollars.”
March 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) yesterday addressed the House Oversight and Government Reform on his legislation, H.R. 4809, the Guidance Out Of Darkness (GOOD) Act. Following Walker's remarks, the committee approved the GOOD Act, paving the way for a vote on the House floor.

March 6, 2018 Press Release
"It is evident there are abuses going on in our FISA court and the surveillance of American citizens. Chairman Gowdy and Chairman Goodlatte are right to call for a special counsel to investigate potential violations of our essential Fourth Amendment protection. Oversight and review is needed to ensure the protection of Americans’ civil liberties and to stop disregard for our Constitution."
February 14, 2018 Press Release
“Any man who abuses a woman or exhibits abusive behavior should not be in public service. Having spent years in ministry and offering counseling to survivors, such abuse must be confronted – not protected by friends or people in power. I am proud of my good friend Trey Gowdy as he leads the effort to get answers.”
February 6, 2018 Blog Post

U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today praised the passage of a bill that he and members of the Committee on House Administration introduced – H.R. 4822, the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 Reform Act (CAA Reform Act).

February 1, 2018 Press Release
"To make certain SNAP is serving whom it was intended, we have to eliminate fraud and abuse and focus on what works," Walker said. "Through responsible reforms, we can ensure every individual has the opportunity to improve their economic circumstances, escape the cycle of poverty and achieve their full potential."