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March 26, 2018 Press Release
Facing hardship and the loss of a friend, Portia decided to make a difference and has since reached thousands Having spent years in ministry and offering counseling to survivors, I know how critical education and prevention of domestic abuse is. By letting women know they have options to break free of abuse and that a safe place can be found through her program, Portia is saving lives in our community.
March 22, 2018 Press Release
Though there are some positives in the bill, it is not even near in keeping with our promises to the voters who sent us here to lead. 17 hours to read 2,232 pages with a $1.3 trillion price tag is not a path for Republican success in November. Nor for our nation.
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.’”
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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."
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.

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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."
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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
"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 Backpage.com 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."

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April 23, 2015 In The News

Congressman Mark Walker has sponsored a bill that would create a grant program to help law enforcement agencies get body cameras.

One of the big barriers to municipalities or state agencies buying the devices has been the cost.

April 23, 2015 In The News

Momentum is building for a bipartisan Senate vote to fix the much-maligned No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law, but conservative opposition might derail a rival education bill in the House.

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