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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."
July 25, 2018 Press Release
The House passes H.R. 6199, the Restoring Access to Medication and Modernizing Health Savings Accounts Act, to provide relief from Obamacare's tax on over-the-counter medications and modernize HSAs, as well as H.R. 6311, the Increasing Access to Lower Premium Plans and Expanding Health Savings Accounts Act, to expand access and use of HSAs and lower premiums on health care plans.
July 24, 2018 Press Release
The House passes H.R. 184, the Protect Medical Innovation Act, to repeal the excise tax on the sale of a medical device by a manufacturer, producer, or importer.
June 22, 2018 Press Release
The House passed the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act, a bipartisan bill that will help in our overall efforts to combat the opioid crisis by advancing treatment and recovery initiatives, improving prevention, protecting our communities, and bolstering our efforts to fight deadly illicit synthetic drugs like fentanyl.
May 22, 2018 Press Release
The House passes Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act to allow patients to gain access to experimental treatments if they have been diagnosed with a life threatening disease or condition and have exhausted approved treatment options. 
May 18, 2018 Press Release
I applaud President Trump for keeping this key promise to voters, strengthening the wall between government funding and abortion industry giants like Planned Parenthood and adding protections for victims of sexual assault and human trafficking. With not one penny cut from family planning services, we can protect the value of every human life and place the interest and health of women ahead of the abortion agenda.
March 21, 2018 Press Release
“Each year, many North Carolinians receive the heartbreaking news that they are facing a terminal illness and may only have limited time left with their families. Intrusive regulations and teams of bureaucrats should not prevent terminally ill individuals from seeking a cure. The President called for this policy change in his State of the Union Address, and now the House is giving patients hope and the ‘right to try.’”
October 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration's announcement that they will declare the opioid crisis a national public health emergency:

October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today issued the following statement in response to the administration's announcement that they plan to stop issuing unconstitutional payments under the Obamacare cost-sharing reduction (CSR) program:

October 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representative passed H.Con.Res. 71, the Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027, in a 219-206 vote: