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  • Representatives Budd, Mooney, Davidson and Senators Cruz, Tillis, and Cotton Introduce Legislation to Repeal the Office of Financial Research
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 2743 which would repeal the Office of Financial Research (OFR) and is similar to legislation he introduced in the 115th Congress: “I’m grateful that we were able to introduce this legislation again in the 116th Congress, but this time with strong support in the Senate and additional support in the House. As I‘ve said previously, the Office of Financial Research, like many government agenc... Read more

  • Lawmakers Unveil Groundbreaking Addiction Treatment Reform Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – D.C. Representatives Ted Budd (R-NC), Antonio Delgado (D-NY), Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), Paul Tonko (D-NY), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) unveiled groundbreaking legislation today to greatly expand access to life-saving medication to treat addiction on a scale not seen since the start of America’s opioid crisis. The bill, H.R. 2482: the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act would end an outdated redundancy in federal law that restricts health providers from prescribing buprenorphine, a prov... Read more

  • Budd Sends Letter to DeVos Asking for Standards Clarification Following Anti-Semitic Conference Held at UNC
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. - U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-N.C.) released the following statement after sending a letter to the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, seeking clarification for grant allowances after reports of an anti-Semitic conference held at the University of North Carolina in conjunction with Duke University: “I have heard from a number of my constituents about a conference that took place last month at the University of North Carolina, in conjunction with Duke University. Their concer... Read more

  • Reps. Budd, Davidson, Soto, Gottheimer, Gabbard and Perry Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Support Blockchain and ICO Development In The United States.
    Posted in Press Releases on April 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Ted Budd (NC-13) released the following statement after introducing the Token Taxonomy Act which provides the legitimate players in the ICO and blockchain space the necessary guidelines they need to develop their technology in the United States all while providing better consumer protections in the ICO marketplace to prevent fraud: “I am excited to introduce this bipartisan bill today with folks across the political spectrum and I want to thank Representative Wa... Read more

  • Reps. Budd And Rooney And Senators Young And Perdue Introduce Bicameral Legislation To Protect Taxpayer Dollars In Government Contracting
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Ted Budd (NC-13) and Francis Rooney (FL-19) and Senators Todd Young (R-IN) and David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statements after introducing the Fair and Open Competition Act, which would lower government construction costs by increasing competition and opportunities for contractors to bid on government work. The bill would ensure that the federal government cannot mandate project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal projects, thereby increasing competit... Read more

  • Reps. Budd, Hurd, and Kelly Introduce Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. -- Today, U.S. Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) released the following statement after introducing the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019. “IoT devices represent an exciting technology for the American and global consumer. Yet despite the benefits of IoT, we have to also realize the major security risks associated with it. Our own national security agencies have said as much and they recognize IoT as an important cyber and national security threat that needs to ... Read more

  • Budd Joins Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Reintroduce CAMRA Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. -- U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-N.C.) released the following statement after a bipartisan group of lawmakers reintroduced the Children and Media Research Advancement (CAMRA) Act: “I joined my Senate colleagues Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Representative Jamie Raskin (MD-08), in reintroducing the Children and Media Research Advancement (CAMRA) Act. “This legislat... Read more

  • Budd Leads Letter to Speaker Pelosi Requesting Vote on Green New Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. -- U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-N.C.) released the following statement after leading a letter to Speaker Pelosi urging a vote on the Green New Deal proposal: “I have finalized and sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi along with 20 of my colleagues, asking her to bring the Green New Deal up for a vote in the House. Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell has said he plans to bring up the proposed legislation for a vote, and I think the House should do the same. While I strongly disa... Read more

  • Budd Reintroduces Working Families Relief Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. -- Today, U.S. Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) released the following statement after reintroducing the Working Families Relief Act, H.R. 1068: “Today’s kids are tomorrow’s taxpayers, and I believe we need to do as much as we can to provide relief for working parents who are raising them. My bill says that if you’re a working mother of three who pays $1,400 in payroll taxes in a given year then the entire Child Tax Credit would be refundable. While there are a growing amount of issues in ... Read more

  • Budd Announces 2019 Service Academy Nominations
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. -- Today, U.S. Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) released the following statement after announcing North Carolina’s 13th District Service Academy nominations to the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Air Force Academy and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy: “As always, I am honored to announce North Carolina’s 13th District Service Academy nominations. These students have set themselves apart from the rest of the field, and should be proud of their hard work and dedicat... Read more

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