Reps. Budd, Norman Recognize National Sanctity of Human Life Day

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Washington, D.C. – Reps. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Ralph Norman (R-SC) have proposed a House resolution recognizing National Sanctity of Human Life Day on January 22nd. The resolution observes the anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade and honors the millions of unborn children who lost their lives by abortion. President Trump last issued a national proclamation honoring National San...

Good News for NC’s Dairy Farmers

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Op-ed from Rep. Budd published in the North State Journal https://nsjonline.com/article/2022/01/budd-good-news-for-ncs-dairy-farmers/ The dairy industry is an invaluable part of the American economy, yet dairy farmers face hardships and obstacles that endanger the industry’s future growth. While the family farm I grew up on in Davie County consisted mainly of cattle and chickens, I am no stranger ...

Rep. Ted Budd Earns A+ On Susan B. Anthony List Pro-Life Scorecard

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Susan B. Anthony List, one of the leading pro-life organizations in the country, awarded Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) an A+ on their 2021 National Pro-Life Scorecard. The score “takes into account votes and actions for every member of Congress for the first session of the 117th Congress.” Rep. Budd said in a statement: “I am proud to have earned an A+ on SBAList’s pro-life Scorec...

Rep. Ted Budd Leads Coalition Calling For An Investigation of Biden’s Executive Order on Voting

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) and House Election Integrity Caucus Chairs Claudia Tenney (R-NY) and Mike Garcia (R-CA) led a coalition of 36 House members to send a letter to Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget Shalanda Young requesting documents and an investigation into President Biden’s executive order empowering every federal agency to engage in election-rela...

Rep. Ted Budd Helps Introduce Repeal CFPB Act

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd has helped introduce H.R. 6409, the Repeal CFPB Act, which would eliminate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The bill was led by Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “The CFPB has been a textbook example of a federal agency that routinely overreaches it’s authority and completely lacks accountability. Its current director believes in re...

Top NC Leaders Endorse Rep. Budd's Effort to Approve Billy Graham Capitol Statue

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) announced several new statements of support for the expedited installation of the statue of Rev. Billy Graham at the U.S. Capitol. The effort is now endorsed by: NC Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson NC Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger NC House Speaker Tim Moore House Administration Committee Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-IL) (Who holds a sea...

Rep. Ted Budd Receives Friend of the Family Award

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) received the Friend of the Family award from the Faith & Freedom Coalition based on his “proven record of protecting innocent life, strengthening American families, defending religious liberty and standing with Israel — key issues for conservative American Christians.” Rep. Budd said in a statement: “It is a true honor to receive the Faith and Freedom Coalit...

Rep. Ted Budd Demands Answers from Treasury Over Boston Bomber’s Stimulus Check

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen regarding the revelation that convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had received a $1,400 stimulus check from the American Rescue Plan while in federal prison. Rep. Budd is asking the Treasury Department for a full list of federal prisoners who received taxpayer-funded checks, as wel...

U.S. Wins Canadian Dairy Dispute After Budd Letter to USTR

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Washington, D.C. – Using the new enforcement mechanism created by the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a settlement panel investigating Canada’s dairy practices ruled in the United States’ favor and agreed that Canada’s restrictive tariff-rate quotas were harming U.S. dairy producers, many of whom are from North Carolina. Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to the U.S. Trade Represent...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Armed Forces Benefits Protection Act

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has co-sponsored H.R. 6288, the Armed Forces Benefits Protection Act. The bill would ensure that military members who choose not to take the COVID-19 vaccine will receive no less than an honorable discharge, thereby retaining their eligibility for pension, benefits, and educational assistance. The legislation was originally introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill to Stop Non-U.S. Citizens From Voting

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has co-sponsored H.R. 6299, the Protecting Our Democracy by Prevention Foreign Citizens From Voting Act. The bill would prohibit federal funds from going to states or local governments that allow non-U.S. citizens to vote. The bill was originally introduced by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “The right to v...

Reps. Budd, Bice Introduce Strategically Lowering Gas Prices Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Stephanie Bice (R-OK) introduced the Strategically Lowering Gas Prices Act. The bill would prohibit President Biden from releasing oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) until the executive orders blocking energy development on federal land are revoked. Read the full text of the bill HERE. Other original co-sponsors include: Reps. Scott P...

Rep. Ted Budd Helps Introduce Bill to Make Assaulting a Police Officer a Deportable Offense

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has helped introduce the Protect Our Law Enforcement with Immigration Control and Enforcement (POLICE) Act. The bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to explicitly state that assaulting a police officer is a deportable offense. The bill was led by Rep. Andrew Garbarino (R-NY). The full text of the bill is HERE. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Suppo...

Rep. Ted Budd Statement Opposing Raising Debt Ceiling Over $31 Trillion

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement in opposition to raising the debt ceiling by $2.5 trillion: “It’s clear that Congressional Democrats see no limit to the amount of debt they want to hand down to future generations of Americans. This massive raising of the debt ceiling paves the way for our country’s debt to surpass $31 trillion. If a main street small busine...

Rep. Ted Budd Leads NC Delegation Letter Opposing Vaccine Mandate for Police Officers

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) led the entire North Carolina Republican delegation in the Senate and House to send a letter to President Joe Biden and Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh demanding that they withdraw the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) vaccine mandate given its impact on North Carolina police officers. The letter is endorsed by the North C...

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