Rep. Ted Budd Recommends Bill to Enhance Infrastructure Competition

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) led a coalition of 26 House members to send a letter to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee expressing support for his Fair and Open Competition Act (FOCA). The letter also urges that FOCA be included in the upcoming surface transportation reauthorization bill. The full text of the letter is below: Dear Chairman DeFazio and Ranking Member ... Read more »

Rep. Ted Budd Introduces Bipartisan Fly Safe & Healthy Act

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined Reps. Ralph Norman (R-SC) and Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) to introduce the Fly Safe and Healthy Act of 2021. The bill would help prevent the spread of COVID-19 among air travelers by creating a pilot program to explore temperature checks at TSA checkpoints. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Reopening America should be the top priority of our government.... Read more »

Rep. Ted Budd Honors Lee County Health Department

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Sanford, N.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) presented a Letter of Recognition to Heath Cain, the Director of the Lee County Health Department, for his department's work and dedication throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Photos from the event HERE The letter reads: Director Cain, The Coronavirus has created unprecedented challenges to communities throughout our nation. You and your staff have led Le... Read more »

Rep. Ted Budd Tours Salisbury Vaccination Center

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Salisbury, N.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd joined Salisbury Mayor Karen Alexander and other city officials for a tour of the Rowan County Novant Health Vaccination Center. Photos from the event HERE Rep. Budd said in a statement: “It was great to meet with hardworking medical professionals on the front lines of the pandemic and to see that so many citizens of Rowan County are getting vaccinated. One ... Read more »

Rep. Ted Budd Demands Answers On Border Crisis From HHS

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) signed on to a letter with Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) and more than 40 House members demanding a full briefing from the Department of Health and Human Services on the worsening crisis on the southern border. The full text of the letter is below: “ Dear Secretary Becerra, We write to you with extreme concern regarding the increased numbers of unaccompanied chi... Read more »

Rep. Ted Budd Pushes USDA for Rural Broadband Expansion

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack asking how USDA can improve efforts to foster public-private partnerships that enhance broadband in underserved areas. The full text of the letter is below: Dear Secretary Vilsack, Congratulations on your recent confirmation to serve as United States Secretary of Agriculture. I loo... Read more »

Rep. Ted Budd Proposes Amendment to Hold Sanctuary Cities Accountable

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) proposed an amendment to H.R. 6 that would allow the victims of crimes committed by illegal immigrants to sue sanctuary cities if that’s where the crime occurred. The amendment is identical to Rep. Budd’s Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act, which he introduced alongside Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) in January. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “The ... Read more »

Rep. Ted Budd Statement on New Capitol Fence Developments

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after the Sergeant at Arms announced the planned removal of some Capitol fencing: “This morning we were informed that, ‘there does not exist a known, credible threat against Congress or the Capitol Complex that warrants the temporary security fencing.’ Consequently, the Architect of the Capitol and the U.S. Capitol Po... Read more »

Rep. Budd Speaks Out Against House Democrats’ Gun Control Bills

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) spoke twice on the House floor in opposition to a pair of bills (H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446) before the House today that would infringe on the Second Amendment rights of millions of Americans. Text of Rep. Budd’s speech on March 9 reads, in part: As a federally-licensed gun store owner, I have a unique perspective on our Second Amendment rights and I know how bac... Read more »

Budd, Cruz Lead Coalition Opposing Earmarks

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) led a coalition of 10 Senators and 25 House members to send a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairs expressing strong opposition to the formal return of pork-barrel earmarks. Read the full text of the letter: Dear Chairman Leahy and Chairwoman DeLauro: Recent news reports have suggested that you both ... Read more »

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