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GREENSBORO, N.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) honored Rockingham County’s 1SG(R) David Bray as the Sixth District Community Hero of the Month for February, 2017.
Each month, Rep. Walker awards a constituent, business, or organization in his district for displaying extraordinary acts of service and for making a difference in the lives around them.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) on Wednesday, February 8th, announced that he – with U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) – would be hosting a daylong conference with Presidents and Chancellors of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) at the Library of Congress on Tuesday, February 28th.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) yesterday introduced the Academic Partnerships Lead Us to Success Act (A-PLUS), a bill that would empower parents, teachers and local administrators to better address the needs of students and schools in their communities.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today gave the keynote address at the launch event for The Heritage Foundation's Center for Education Policy. He also announced that later today he will be re-introducing the Academic Partnerships Lead Us to Success (A-PLUS) Act.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) is excited to announce that North Carolina’s 6th District will be participating in the Congressional App Challenge, an app competition for U.S. high school students.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an event last week, U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) and U.S. Representative Alma Adams (NC-12) announced the creation of a bi-partisan internship program aimed at increasing diversity and engagement on Capitol Hill through Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).
GREENSBORO, N.C. –U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) and former U.S. Representative J.C. Watts met Monday with charitable, civic, and faith-based organizations in the Piedmont-Triad. The purpose of their visit was to discuss the issues surrounding poverty (hunger, homelessness, food deserts, etc.) and how to tackle such issues.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) today hosted superintendents from across the 6th District to discuss federal education issues and the federal government’s impact on our local public school classrooms.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) delivered a keynote address this morning at the Heritage Action Conservative Policy Summit. Rep. Walker was one of only two U.S. House members – the other being Speaker Paul Ryan – to deliver a keynote address at the conference. His address focused on the American civil society.
The following excerpts are from Rep. Walker’s speech today:
The Wall Street Journal
Speaker Paul Ryan and Sen. Tim Scott
January 8, 2016