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  • Rep. Ted Budd Statement on Phase Three Coronavirus Relief Package
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) released the following statement of support for the third economic relief package to confront the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: “Job creators and their workers are the engine of our country, and they are being devastated by the pandemic’s economic fallout. After all the partisan stunts from the other side, I’m proud to say that this relief package provides a much-needed financial lifeline. This bill is not perfect, but it will help slow the economic b... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Hosts Coronavirus Informational Town Hall Meeting
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    Advance, N.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) held a telephone town hall meeting this morning on the Coronavirus pandemic. He was joined by three leading local experts who answered questions from a medical, public health, and economic perspective. The audio of the entire one-hour town hall meeting can be found HERE. The guests were: Lillian Koontz, Health Director, Davidson County Department of Health Dr. John Sanders, Infectious disease specialist, Wake Forest Baptist Health Thomas Stifh, District Dir... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Leads Bill to Expand Health Care Access During Coronavirus Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced the Pandemic Health Care Access Act along with Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX). The bill’s Senate companion was introduced by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). This legislation temporarily decouples Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) from high deductible health care plans, allowing more Americans to use HSAs to save for health care expenses during the Coronavirus pandemic. Under current law, there is a mandate that requires any American who wishes to open an HSA to... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Introduces Bill to Support Workers Threatened by Coronavirus
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced the Epidemic Tax Credit Act of 2020. This legislation helps stop the spread of the coronavirus by awarding an “epidemic tax credit” to all private businesses in declared epidemic areas who choose to provide any type of paid leave to their employees. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “The Coronavirus pandemic is a once in a generation health crisis. If the goal is to encourage social distancing, we should discourage as many people as possibl... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Introduces Bill to Require Coronavirus Notification for Public Housing
    Posted in Press Releases on March 19, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) introduced H.R. 6297, the Informed Resident Notification Act. The legislation requires Public Housing Authorities to inform all residents in a public dwelling when a COVID-19 outbreak is detected in their building. This would trigger additional steps be taken to stop the spread of the virus in that area. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “In the case of the Coronavirus pandemic, knowledge is power. Residents in public housing deserve to be promptly n... Read more

  • Reps. Ted Budd and Ross Spano Lead Bill to Incentivize Telework During COVID-19 Outbreak
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. -- Today, Representatives Ted Budd (R-NC) and Ross Spano (R-FL) introduced the Safeguarding Americans from Epidemics (SAFE) at Work Act. This legislation would help reduce the risk of community spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) by creating a new telework tax credit for tax years 2020 and 2021 for employers who allow their employees to telework a minimum of 12 days per month. The tax credit would be up to $1,200 per year for each qualifying employee. The bill also temporarily a... Read more

  • Reps. Ted Budd, Ralph Norman Introduce Bill to Eliminate Wasteful Earmarks
    Posted in Press Releases on March 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. -- Today, Reps. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Ralph Norman (R-SC) introduced the Earmark Elimination Act. The bill would permanently ban congressional earmarks. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Nothing epitomizes what’s wrong with Washington more than pork barrel spending in the form of congressional earmarks. In the Drain The Swamp era, it would be an insult to taxpayers to resurrect such a wasteful and corruptive system. Passing the Earmark Elimination Act would show the American people... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Leads House to Stop Sanctuary Cities
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) led a group of House members in a series of Special Order speeches on the House floor highlighting the danger sanctuary cities pose to their citizens and why Congress should pass legislation to force these cities to comply with federal law. Rep. Budd’s bill, the Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act, strips federal funding from cities who refuse to waive a criminal’s immunity and allows victims to sue the sanctuary jurisdiction. President Tru... Read more

  • Reps. Ted Budd, Greg Murphy Lead Bill to Save Taxpayers $15 Billion
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. -- Today, Representatives Ted Budd (R-NC) and Dr. Greg Murphy (R-NC) introduced the Eliminate Agency Excess Space Act along with an expansive coalition of House members. Under current law, federal agencies that want to be efficient, are not allowed to sell their empty office space. This legislation eliminates this provision and frees up agencies to proactively sell unused or underused office space and then returns the proceeds to the U.S. Treasury for the sole purpose of reducing... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Highlights Government Waste in Federal Data Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on March 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) announced this week’s edition of Budd’s Budget Busters, which highlights and exposes examples of federal government waste and proposes solutions to save taxpayer dollars. An April 2019 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report found that the federal government owns and operates 12,166 data centers across the nation. These centers store an overwhelming amount of information in an inefficient, outdated way. There is already an initiative underway to con... Read more

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