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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:

September 8, 2017 Press Release

GREENSBORO, N.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today released the following statement after learning of a Duke Life Flight crash in eastern North Carolina:

August 16, 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 continue issuing unconstitutional payments under the Obamacare cost-sharing reduction (CSR) program:

May 13, 2017 Page

Misinformation and political motivations are attempting to mislead us on the repeal and replace of Obamacare – especially in terms of pre-existing conditions which is firmly protected in the bill by guaranteeing no one can be denied coverage and benefits. Here are some of the myths about the legislation that are being spread and what the truth actually is:

MYTH: It guts access to health insurance and gets rid of protections for those with pre-existing conditions.