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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, May 18th, U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) attended the bill signing of H.R. 4923, the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act, a bill he was instrumental in helping pass.
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.
The Wall Street Journal
Speaker Paul Ryan and Sen. Tim Scott
January 8, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) released the following statement following President Obamaâ€™s veto of The Restoring Americansâ€™ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, a bill that repealed the Affordable Care Act and defunded Planned Parenthood:
Repealing Obamacare is one of the most unifying and politically advantageous issues for Republicans. We have won historic Congressional majorities based on how terrible the law is for small businesses and families.
The law is doing irreparable harm to our nationâ€™s healthcare system and economic future.
Republicans have made our case to the American people (convincingly, as a consistent majority of Americans oppose the law) and we have promised to do everything possible to repeal as much as possible of Obamacare.
WASHINGTON, DC â€“ U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) and Congressman Marsha Blackburn (TN-07) today introduced the Preventing Government Printing Overreach Act. This legislation aims to protect private sector jobs by preventing the Government Publishing Office (GPO) from printing government security credentials.
EDEN, NC â€“ Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) met with Eden and Rockingham County officials this afternoon to discuss the closure of the MillerCoors plant, as a follow-up to discussions he had with federal representatives from the company last week in Washington. MillerCoors has announced that their Eden facility will close September 2016. The plant currently employs more than 500 employees.
WASHINGTON, DC â€“U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) supported the House passage of H.R. 427, Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act, also known as the REINS Act. This bill curbs unnecessary regulations from unaccountable agencies.
GREENSBORO, NC â€“ U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) and U.S. Representative Alma Adams (NC-12) toured the FedEx Ground hub in Kernersville, North Carolina yesterday. The joint visit included a tour of their recently expanded facilities and a meeting with FedEx employees.