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  • Rep. Ted Budd Leads Bill to Protect Faith-Based Organizations
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. -- Today, Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced the Equal Treatment of Faith-Based Organizations Act along with 21 House members. This legislation codifies parts of the proposed Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rule entitled “Ensuring Equal Treatment of Faith-Based Organizations,” and would remove regulatory burdens on faith-based organizations. The bill would reverse the discriminatory Obama-era policy that required faith-based providers of social services – but... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Launches Coronavirus Informational Website
    Posted in Press Releases on March 4, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) released the following statement after launching a website devoted to gathering all federal and state information regarding the Coronavirus: “I encourage everyone in the 13th District to visit Budd.House.gov/Coronavirus for the latest updates regarding this rapidly evolving outbreak. This simple site is designed to be a one stop shop so that folks can get facts and updates about the virus, all in one place.” Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Highlights Government Waste in Unused Federal Property
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 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. The federal government owns about 267,000 buildings in America covering 1.9 billion square feet of office space. A 2017 Congressional Research Service Report report found, “3,120 buildings that were vacant, and another 7,859 that were partially empty.” Also in 2017, the General Services ... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Leads Bipartisan Bill to Combat Foreign Robocalls
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. -- Today, Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced the Foreign Robocall Elimination Act alongside Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO) and Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC). This legislation directs the Federal Communications Commission to convene an interagency task force with the Federal Trade Commission and the Attorney General to develop effective measures to combat robocalls coming from abroad. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Robocalls are an issue that has affected nearly every American, including ... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Co-Sponsors the Safe Bases Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after co-sponsoring the Safe Bases Act: “On December 6, 2019, a shooter killed three people and injured eight others at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The Florida assailant could have been stopped sooner had service members on base been allowed to concealed carry a firearm. It is ridiculous that our service members, who undergo extensive weapons training, don’t have the right to defend themselves while on a U.S.... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Highlights Government Waste in Outdated Federal Software
    Posted in Press Releases on February 21, 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. According to the Government Accountability Office, 75 percent of the federal government’s IT funding goes towards maintaining outdated legacy software. The Department of Justice and the Social Security Administration still operate a programming code from the 1950s and 1960s. The Departme... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd & Colleagues Introduce Bill to Eliminate Millennial Marriage Penalty
    Posted in Press Releases on February 18, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. -- Last week, Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced H.R. 5863 along with Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) and 24 other House members. This legislation allows both spouses in a marriage who hold student loan debt to deduct up to $2,500 in interest paid on student loans from their taxable income. Under current law, married couples who both hold student loan debt are only allowed to file one $2,500 student loan interest deduction, creating a “marriage penalty.” If they were single, th... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Launches Series to Cut Government Waste
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) launched “Budd's Budget Busters,” a new effort to highlight and push for common sense ways that Congress can cut government waste and save taxpayer money. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “It’s time to get serious about tackling Washington’s spending addiction. I’m going to use this new series to highlight the simple, common sense ways that lawmakers can save hard-working taxpayers billions of dollars.” The inaugural Budd's Budget Buster highlights t... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Leads Letter Supporting a Public Health Perspective on Harms of Marijuana
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd (NC-13), along with 11 of his colleagues, sent a letter to Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) thanking him for introducing a public health perspective to the question of banking for marijuana enterprises. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “I want to thank Sen. Crapo for his leadership in introducing a public health perspective to the issue of banking for the marijuana industry. I believe that we need a full examination of these ... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Submits Public Comment Strongly Supporting Equal Treatment of Faith-Based Organizations
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C.— Today, U.S. Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) submitted a public comment to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) strongly supporting its new proposed regulation to ensure equal treatment of faith-based organizations. The proposed rule would remove regulatory burdens on faith-based organizations, ensure equal treatment between religious and non-religious organizations in HHS-supported programs, and allow faith-based organizations to apply for federal grants on equal footing with... Read more

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