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March 20, 2018 Press Release
"Washington must be more fiscally responsible. It’s not only about elections, it’s about doing what’s best for the next generation."
"Washington must be more fiscally responsible. It’s not only about elections, it’s about doing what’s best for the next generation."
March 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) yesterday addressed the House Oversight and Government Reform on his legislation, H.R. 4809, the Guidance Out Of Darkness (GOOD) Act. Following Walker's remarks, the committee approved the GOOD Act, paving the way for a vote on the House floor.

March 14, 2018 Press Release
"Education is an essential rung on the ladder for opportunity and prosperity. That’s why it is critical that our children feel safe while learning, and that our communities and law enforcement officials are empowered with resources to keep our schools secure. By passing this legislation to train and assist schools in identifying and stopping threats, we will allow teachers, administrators and parents to focus on educating our next generation of leaders."
March 6, 2018 Press Release
"It is evident there are abuses going on in our FISA court and the surveillance of American citizens. Chairman Gowdy and Chairman Goodlatte are right to call for a special counsel to investigate potential violations of our essential Fourth Amendment protection. Oversight and review is needed to ensure the protection of Americans’ civil liberties and to stop disregard for our Constitution."
March 6, 2018 Press Release
"North Carolina was blessed to have the leadership of Howard Coble in Congress for thirty years, but we were even more blessed to call him a friend and mentor. During his time in Washington, Congressman Coble demonstrated that tone, approach, and a heart of service still matter in our political discourse. After being a staple of our community for decades, it is fitting that we have this permanent reminder of his service."
February 28, 2018 Press Release
"Williams said the change wouldn’t have come about were it not for relationships cultivated with Republicans like Walker and Scott."
"By building bridges across communities and business sectors, and by forging relationships between private and public organizations, I believe we can work together for the betterment of our students. The 2018 HBCU Fly-In served as the nucleus for these and other important conversations."
February 27, 2018 Press Release
"Though I am proud of the success we have had in combatting human trafficking, we must do more to ensure that this moral injustice ends and that perpetrators see prosecution. For too long, sites like have facilitated the exploitation of young women and children for their own financial profit, and have done so using a loophole in a bill passed in 1934."
February 23, 2018 Press Release
Graham’s remains will be brought to the United States Capitol on Wednesday, February 28, where he will lie in honor in the Rotunda until Thursday, March 1
"Earning the titles ‘America’s Pastor’ and ‘North Carolina’s favorite son,’ a small-town pastor from North Carolina, who grew up on a dairy farm, preached the love and name of Jesus Christ. Never wavering, he changed the world – bringing thousands of lives to salvation and eternal life. For me, Rev. Graham will always be remembered for his focus on redemption and the idea that there is limitless hope, opportunity and freedom for every human life."
February 16, 2018 Press Release
"In service to our country, in perseverance, and in service to our community, J.R. Poe has shown what it truly means to be a hero. Every day he wakes up and immediately looks for ways to serve others, traveling all across the state to bring warmth, love, and hope to someone the moment they need it the most. J.R. and Buddy, working through NC Pet Partners are improving the lives of thousands of North Carolinians and we are extremely grateful for his efforts."
February 15, 2018 Press Release
Baltimore Raven TE Benjamin Watson to Keynote Second Annual HBCU Fly-In
U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) and Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), as part of Black History Month, will host the "Second Annual HBCU Fly-in: Advancing Opportunity and Entrepreneurship.” Walker and Scott have invited the Presidents and Chancellors of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to participate in a daylong conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.