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February 15, 2017 Press Release

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.
 

February 10, 2017 Press Release

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.

Following is a summary of news coverage:

 

January 25, 2017 Press Release

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.

January 24, 2017 Press Release

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. 

July 24, 2016 Press Release

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.
 

July 15, 2016 Press Release

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).
 

April 12, 2016 Press Release

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. 

March 7, 2016 Press Release

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.

February 3, 2016 Press Release

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:

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The Wall Street Journal
Speaker Paul Ryan and Sen. Tim Scott
January 8, 2016