Rep. Mark L. Walker
200-8S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
171 West Wing St.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Full-time legislator; Vietnam veteran and Bronze Star recipient; former financial industry executive, entrepreneur, and management consultant; advocate and volunteer for veterans and the homeless; former member of the Arlington Heights Parks Foundation Board; earned B.A. and M.A. from Brown University; married with one adult son.
Walker Sworn into New Term, Emphasizes Work to Curb Gun Violence, Protect Reproductive Freedoms, Support Jobs
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, issued the following statement Wednesday after being sworn in for a new term:
Walker Statement on Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – State Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, issued the following statement after the Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision.
Walker Effort to Close Sexual Assault Loophole and Strengthen Consent Laws Signed by Governor
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – A new law spearheaded by state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, will strengthen consent laws, hold rapists accountable and provide justice for survivors of sexual assault.
Walker Statement on Reported Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – State Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, issued this statement following media reports regarding a draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade:
Walker Backs Plan to Prohibit Untraceable “Ghost Guns”
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – The sale and possession of un-serialized “ghost guns” would be banned under a plan backed this month by state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights.
Walker Backs Effort to Stop Catalytic Converter Theft
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – Scrap yards and metal recyclers will be required to review and record the identification of catalytic converter part sellers under a plan backed by state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, which is headed to the governor for approval.
Walker Highlights Fiscally-Responsible State Budget, Efforts to Help Working Families
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – Underscoring the need for Illinois to stay on a fiscally-responsible track, state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, backed a budget package that will deliver relief to Illinois families, helping them with property taxes and daily costs at grocery stores and the pump.
Walker Stands for Women’s Reproductive Health, Backs Resolution Supporting Roe v. Wade
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – With women’s reproductive rights under threat in states across the country, state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, supported a resolution Thursday in the House that underscores the need to keep and strengthen the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case.
Walker Joins Newly Formed Illinois Assyrian Caucus
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of efforts to bring a greater voice to Assyrian-Americans, state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, recently joined his colleagues in the founding of a new Illinois Assyrian Caucus designed to better understand and prioritize the issues of the Assyrian community.
Rep. Walker, Sen. Gillespie, Community Partners Offer Prescription Drug Take Back and Electronics Recycling Event
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – In partnership with the Arlington Heights Senior Center, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office, and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Kimberly Du Buclet, state Rep. Mark Walker and state Sen. Ann Gillespie are promoting their upcoming Drive Through Prescription Drug Take Back and Electronics Recycling Event to be held on Sat., August 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Arlington Heights Senior Center, located at 1801 W. Central Rd. in Arlington Heights.