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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."
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 15, 2018 Press Release
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.
January 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 4712, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act:

December 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) this week gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to congratulate the North Carolina A&T State University football team on winning the 2017 Celebration Bowl and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) National Championship.

December 21, 2017 Press Release

GREENSBORO, N.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today announced that he has nominated 13 North Carolina High School students for appointment to one of the United States' service academies —the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and the U.S. Naval Academy—for the Class of 2022.

December 13, 2017 Press Release


November 13, 2017 Press Release

GREENSBORO, N.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) on Sunday honored Greensboro's Andrew and Anna Hopper as the Sixth District Community Heroes of the Month for November 2017 at Mercy Hill Church's Regional Campus. 

Each month, Walker awards a constituent, business, or organization in his district for displaying extraordinary acts of service and for making a difference in the lives around them.


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: