Burr, Tillis, & Budd Celebrate Major Economic Development Project at Greensboro-Randolph Megasite

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Liberty, N.C. -- Today, Sen. Richard Burr, Sen. Thom Tillis, Rep. Ted Budd, NC State Senator Dave Craven, and Randolph County Board of Commissioners Chair Darrell Frye, celebrated the announcement of a $1.29 billion initial megasite investment that will create more than 1,750 jobs. Senator Burr said: “More and more companies are seeing that North Carolina is a great place to do business. Over the ...

Rep. Ted Budd Helps Introduce Crucial Communism Teaching Act

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has helped to introduce H.R. 6123, the Crucial Communism Teaching Act. The legislation would authorize the congressionally-created Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation to develop a high school curriculum to educate students about the dangers of communism and totalitarianism. The bill was originally introduced by Rep. Maria Salazar (R-FL) and 60 other Ho...

Rep. Ted Budd Celebrates National Bible Week on House Floor

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) delivered a speech on the House floor in commemoration of the 80th anniversary of National Bible Week. National Bible Week was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1941, just weeks before the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Every year, millions of Americans take this week to celebrate and recognize the spiritual and historical significance of the Bibl...

Rep. Ted Budd Tours Andersen Sterilizers Facility in Haw River

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Haw River, N.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd toured the Andersen Sterilizers facility in Haw River and met with Founder & Chairman Dr. H.W. Andersen, President Dr. Bill Andersen, President & CEO A.E. “Ted” May, several other members of Andersen’s team, as well as NC State Representative Dennis Riddell. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “I’d like to thank Andersen’s leadership team for their warm welcome, ...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Conscience Protection Act

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has sponsored H.R. 6060, the Conscience Protection Act. The bill strengthens the rights of healthcare providers who have religious or moral objections to certain medical procedures, including abortion. The bill provides a private right of action for employees to be able to sue their employer if they are punished or terminated for registering conscience obje...

Rep. Ted Budd Statement Opposing BBB Spending Spree

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement opposing the “Build Back Better Act”: “No country has ever taxed and spent their way to prosperity, but that’s exactly what President Biden and Congressional Democrats are trying to do. This multi-trillion-dollar spending plan would expand the federal government’s control over every aspect of our daily lives. The cost of Pre...

Rep. Ted Budd Demands Social Security Offices Reopen to Serve Constituents

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to the Social Security Administration (SSA) demanding that they fully reopen their field offices for normal in-person operations. The letter details the struggles of real constituents in North Carolina’s 13th District to underscore why it is imperative that North Carolina's seniors and disabled citizens are able to receive timely in-per...

Rep. Ted Budd Demands Answers on Potential Misuse of Charlotte COVID Funds

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to Charlotte Mayor Vi Alexander Lyles asking for answers after the city council approved a plan to reportedly spend a portion of its $60 million in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding on causes that do not have a direct relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Budd has requested further clarity on the city's proposed use of federal taxpay...

Rep. Ted Budd Helps Introduce Bill to Fix Anti-Crypto Provisions in Infrastructure Bill

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined a bipartisan group of 10 House members to introduce the Keep Innovation in America Act. The bill provides clarity for innovators and investors in financial technology like cryptocurrency and blockchain by fixing the destructive digital asset reporting provisions in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Read the full text of the bill HERE...

Biden’s Socialist Spending Spree Is Poisonous for America

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The following opinion piece by Rep. Budd was published in Townhall: https://townhall.com/capitol-voices/congressmantedbudd/2021/11/18/bidens-socialist-spending-spree-is-poisonous-for-america-n2599301 When Joe Biden was campaigning for president, Democrats said the Biden presidency would be a return of the so-called “adults” to the White House. Biden promised to be a politically moderate leader foc...

Rep. Ted Budd Helps Introduce Bill to Nullify Biden Vaccine Mandate

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN), Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA), over 150 House colleagues, and 50 U.S. Senators to introduce a Congressional Review Act resolution to nullify the proposed Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private sector employers with over 100 employees. Text of the legislation is HERE Rep. Budd...

Rep. Ted Budd Urges Reopening of Federal Records Centers to End Backlog of Legal Immigration Cases

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to the White House and the Archivist of the United States urging them to reopen Federal Records Centers to address the backlog of legal immigration-related district casework. The full letter is below: Dear President Biden and Mr. Ferriero, I respectfully ask that your administration take necessary and immediate action to reopen the Fede...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill Prohibiting Illegal Immigrant Payoffs

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has sponsored H.R. 5854, the Illegal Immigrant Payoff Prohibition Act. The bill prohibits the Attorney General from making any taxpayer-funded settlements to any individual for claims that originate from an illegal entry into the United States. The bill was originally introduced by Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “The Biden Admini...

Rep. Ted Budd Proposes Bill Requiring Biden White House to Complete Inflation Education Course

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has proposed a bill to require all personnel in the Biden White House to complete a financial literacy course focused on inflation. Text of the bill is HERE Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Under the Biden Administration’s tax and spend policies, inflation has grown into a full blown crisis. Consumer costs have risen by the highest rate in decades, and it’s ...

Rep. Ted Budd Leads NC Delegation Bill to Expedite Rev. Billy Graham Statue in U.S. Capitol

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC), along with Sens. Thom Tillis and Richard Burr, and Reps. Greg Murphy, M.D., Richard Hudson, Dan Bishop, David Rouzer, and Madison Cawthorn proposed a resolution to expedite the installation of the statue of the Reverend William Franklin ‘‘Billy’’ Graham, Jr. into the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. Two steps remain in the process of placing the statue...

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