Rep. Ted Budd Pushes for American-Made PPE

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to the conferees crafting the China Competition Bill asking them “to add provisions that prioritize American national security and manufacturing” of personal protective equipment (PPE). Rep. Budd’s Make PPE in America Act was largely passed into law last year, and Rep. Budd is requesting that the conferees build on his bill by, “prohibit...

Rep. Ted Budd Leads 20 House Members to Demand AG Garland Protect Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) led 20 House members including Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Jim Banks (R-IN) to send a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding action from the Department of Justice after several pro-life pregnancy centers were vandalized and threatened. Read the full text of the letter below: It has come to our attention that the Mountain Area Pregnancy S...

Budd, Harshbarger Demand Answers Over Biden Administration’s Attack on the 2nd Amendment

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Diana Harshbarger (R-TN) led a group of Republican Representatives in a letter to the Department of Justice and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for intentionally closing small, family-owned gun stores across the country. Read the full text of the letter HERE. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “This blatant attempt to use the adm...

Rep. Ted Budd's Statement on the Supreme Court’s Overturning of Roe V. Wade

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R- NC) released the following statement following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned Roe v. Wade: “Today’s ruling by the Supreme Court is a historic victory for the millions of Americans who believe that every life is precious and deserves protection. And it is a victory for the millions ...

Rep. Ted Budd Statement Opposing the Senate Gun Control Bill

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement on the Senate’s gun control bill: “The goal of legislation around the Second Amendment should be keeping guns out of the hands of bad people, without infringing on the rights of people who obey the law. The Senate bill contains some worthy provisions regarding youth background checks, mental health, and improving the NICS sys...

Rep. Ted Budd Leads Coalition to Propose the Unleash American Drilling Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) and seven House members introduced the Unleash American Drilling Act, which requires the Biden administration to issue decisions on drilling permit applications currently frozen by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). If passed, the bill requires BLM to issue a decision on a permit within 90 days of submission. The bill is co-sponsored by: Rep. David ...

Rep. Ted Budd Receives Fiscal Hero Award

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) received the Fiscal Hero Award from Fix the Debt, a project of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. According to the group, “Representing a bipartisan group of 19 Senators and 31 House Members, recipients are Members of Congress who have distinguished themselves by showing leadership on issues of fiscal responsibility.” Rep. Budd said in a ...

Rep. Ted Budd Introduces Bill to Boost Rural Broadband Projects

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced the Encouraging Private Investment for Better Broadband Act. The bill expands the use of Private Activity Bonds to communities that do not have high-speed broadband internet access. The bill is endorsed by the National Utility Contractors Association and the Power and Communication Contractor Association. Read the legislative text of the bi...

Rep. Ted Budd Proposes Amendment to Unleash American Drilling

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) submitted an amendment to H.R. 7606, the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act, to require the Biden administration to issue decisions on drilling permit applications currently frozen by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). If adopted, the amendment requires BLM to issue a decision on a permit within 90 days of submission. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “As m...

Rep. Ted Budd Statement on Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement on the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act: “When I originally sponsored the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, I was encouraged that it implemented policies that recognized the fact that states are better managers of conservation and wildlife than the federal government. Unfortunately, House Democrats air dropped a brand new p...

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