Rep. Ted Budd Votes to Help Families Access Baby Formula

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Washington, D.C. – Tonight, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) voted for H.R. 7791, the Access to Baby Formula Act, which authorizes regulatory waivers under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) during national emergencies and supply chain shortages. Rep. Budd also voted for a Republican motion that would have allowed existing federal funds to be used to solve the in...

Rep. Ted Budd Calls on House Appropriations to Defund Critical Race Theory

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined a letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging them to “prevent any federal funds from being used to promote or advance concepts associated with Critical Race Theory (CRT).” The full text of the letter is below: As you begin work on the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, w...

Rep. Ted Budd Requests Additional Funding for the Charter Schools Program

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education urging them to provide additional funding for the Charter Schools Program (CSP). The full text of the letter is below: As the Committee begins consideration of the FY 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related agencies appropriations ...

Rep. Ted Budd Requests Funding for Veterans Suffering From Traumatic Brain Injuries

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined a bipartisan letter to the House Military Appropriations Subcommittee requesting funding to help care “for veterans suffering from severe traumatic brain injuries who require long-term residential care.” The full text of the letter is below: We write to request inclusion of language in the fiscal year 2023 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and ...

Rep. Ted Budd Requests Funding for the USO

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined a bipartisan letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense requesting that the subcommittee “sustain the current funding level of $24 million for the United Service Organizations (USO).” The full text of the letter is below: As you consider funding allocations for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023, we respectfully request that the House Appropriation...

Rep. Ted Budd Requests “Robust Funding” for Border Wall From House Appropriations

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent two letters to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security requesting “robust funding” for the border wall and border agents, and for that funding to only be spent on border wall designs approved by the Trump administration. The full text of the letters are below: As you begin work on the Homeland Security appropriations bill for fiscal y...

Rep. Ted Budd Requests Funding for Israel’s Missile Defense Systems

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined a bipartisan letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense requesting funding for U.S.-Israel missile defense programs like the Iron Dome. The full text of the letter is below: We greatly appreciate your efforts to advance U.S.-Israel defense cooperation – a critical investment that provides security and stability to the Middle East. Isra...

Rep. Ted Budd Statement on Leaked Roe v. Wade Draft Ruling

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement in response to the reported leak of an initial draft majority opinion from the Supreme Court in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “This unprecedented leak was wrong and damages the Supreme Court. I continue to pray that the justices reach a decision that upholds the sanctity of life and guarantees the ...

Rep. Ted Budd Helps Introduce Veterans First Act

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has helped introduce the Veterans First Act, which blocks the Biden administration from diverting any Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) resources to deal with the Biden-created crisis on the southern border. This bill comes after Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas confirmed that agency staff have had conversations with the VA abou...

Rep. Ted Budd Urges Pelosi to Hold Vote on Health Care for Burn Pit Veterans Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging her to hold a vote on the Health Care for Burn Pit Veterans Act. The bill passed the Senate unanimously on February 16, 2022. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Our post-9/11 veterans who were exposed to burn pits and other toxic materials desperately need the Department of Veterans Affairs to recognize ...

Rep. Ted Budd Helps Introduce Bill to Support Victims of Illegal Immigrant Crime

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) helped introduce the Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Restoration Act. The bill resurrects and codifies the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Office inside the Department of Homeland Security. The office was created in 2017 by the Trump administration to connect victims of crimes committed by illegal aliens with support se...

Rep. Ted Budd Receives AMAC’s American Patriot Award

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) received the 2022 American Patriot Award from the Association for Mature American Citizens (AMAC). “The Association of Mature American Citizens represents Americans 50+. AMAC is centered on American values, freedom of the individual, free speech, and exercise of religion, equality of opportunity, sanctity of life, rule of law, and love of family, with...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill to Block Biden’s Anti-School Choice Regulation

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has co-sponsored H.R. 7525 - Protecting Charter Schools from Federal Overreach Act. The bill would block the Biden administration’s new regulations on charter schools. The bill was introduced by Rep. Michelle Steel (R-CA) and supported by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Rep. Budd sent Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona a letter opposing ...

Rep. Ted Budd Joins Coalition Calling Out Biden’s DHS Over Border Crisis

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined a coalition of more than 50 House members to send a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas calling him out for the Biden administration’s failure to address the crisis on the southern border. The letter was led by Reps. Brian Babin (R-TX) and Jim Banks (R-IN). Text of the letter is HERE. Rep. Budd said in a state...

Rep. Ted Budd Joins Amicus Brief Supporting Title 42 Injunction

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has joined over 50 House members to submit an amicus brief in support of the Title 42 injunction lawsuit filed by the Louisiana, Arizona, and Missouri Attorneys General. The brief was led by Reps. Jodey Arrington (R-TX) and Mike Johnson (R-LA). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “There is no doubt that ending of Title 42 will cause immeasurable harm by inflaming...

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