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March 3, 2020 Press Release
“We knew this coronavirus was going to impact North Carolina and we were ready and prepared. As the North Carolina Director of Emergency Management, Michael Sprayberry, and I discussed this morning, we have the health care and emergency responses in place to handle and contain this virus to the best of our ability. For now, we must have every faith that our public servants and officials - Republican or Democrat, federal or state - are all working hard to keep North Carolinians healthy and safe.
March 2, 2020 Press Release
“The humanitarian, security and health threats we are facing with the coronavirus are only being exacerbated by authoritarian socialist policies and the dishonesty of foreign aggressors and abusers. We need to be proactive and we need to seek the truth. One truth is that border security is clearly more important than ever. We need to know who is coming into our country and what they are bringing with them.”
January 30, 2020 Press Release

GREENSBORO, N.C. - U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today visited a CVS Pharmacy prescription dropbox to properly dispose of his remaining oxycodone prescription following a recent shoulder procedure.

January 28, 2020 Press Release
"Hundreds of maternal deaths occur every year. These statistics are heartbreaking. As a nation with some of the most advanced obstetric and emergency care, we can and should do better. But it is important that we legislate with a reasoned approach backed by a careful examination of the issue, which is why this hearing is a good starting point."
July 11, 2019 Press Release
"Despite FDA’s efforts, it still takes on average 10 to 12 years and as much as $2.9 billion to bring a new treatment from lab to patients. This is much too long for many patients with critical illnesses who do not have time to waste. One innovative solution that the FDA has at its disposal is to expand the already existing Parallel Track to other critical diseases."
April 29, 2019 Press Release
Government restrictions should never get in the way of families doing what’s best for their loved ones. I am proud to co-sponsor the Freedom for Families Act and empower mothers, fathers, sons and daughters with the flexibility they need to care for a sick family member or spend time with a newborn child. Every situation is different, that’s why we must achieve solutions that give North Carolina families real options without implementing costly one-size-fits-all mandates.
September 28, 2018 Press Release
"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."
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.