Education and Opportunity
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January 16, 2019 Press Release
I am thrilled for the opportunity to serve on these committees and what it means for our ability to represent the people of North Carolina with diligence and principle. The security, education and workforce of Americans are all issues intimately linked to our nation’s future.
In April, Walker and Richmond penned an op-ed for The Hill calling on congressional leadership – of both parties – to dedicate the resources and afford criminal justice reform the national attention it deserves.
December 20, 2018 Press Release
While the Farm Bill gave our agriculture community needed certainty, it also missed a key opportunity to free trapped Americans from a system and cycle of poverty. Every person who cares about those struggling families should applaud this action by Secretary Perdue and the Trump Administration, leading where Congress failed.
December 17, 2018 Press Release
This is an impressive group of exceptional young men and women who will demonstrate strong values, scholarship and leadership as they represent our community and our state.
"It’s time to turn these tragic tales into stories of triumph and opportunity. Together, through expanding access to proven treatments, a tough hand stopping the flow of drugs and a compassionate approach to ensure families aren’t fighting this alone, we can overcome the opioid crisis and bring hope to struggling communities."
September 10, 2018 Press Release
"Since 1999, opioid-related deaths in North Carolina have increased by 800 percent, leaving nearly 2,000 opportunity-filled futures tragically ended. For the many, North Carolinians struggling with addiction, finding hope can be hard."
August 24, 2018 Press Release
Walker joins CNN Host Poppy Harlow to discuss minority outreach efforts and how the GOP can reach new communities.
August 20, 2018 Press Release
"I come from an era where Democrats and Republicans worked together," Estell said. “If Mark Walker is trying to be a public servant for all of the residents of North Carolina, God bless him."
The Lessening Impediments From Taxes (LIFT) for Charities Act eliminates a measure that requires charities, churches, and traditionally tax-exempt organizations to pay federal taxes on employee benefits.
The House passes the farm bill to authorize federal agriculture, conservation, and nutrition programs under the Department of Agriculture until 2023, make critical reforms to encourage work for benefits, and provide access to job-training programs.