Rep. Ted Budd Helps Introduce Bill to Support Victims of Illegal Immigrant Crime

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) helped introduce the Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Restoration Act. The bill resurrects and codifies the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Office inside the Department of Homeland Security. The office was created in 2017 by the Trump administration to connect victims of crimes committed by illegal aliens with support se...

Rep. Ted Budd Receives AMAC’s American Patriot Award

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) received the 2022 American Patriot Award from the Association for Mature American Citizens (AMAC). “The Association of Mature American Citizens represents Americans 50+. AMAC is centered on American values, freedom of the individual, free speech, and exercise of religion, equality of opportunity, sanctity of life, rule of law, and love of family, with...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill to Block Biden’s Anti-School Choice Regulation

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has co-sponsored H.R. 7525 - Protecting Charter Schools from Federal Overreach Act. The bill would block the Biden administration’s new regulations on charter schools. The bill was introduced by Rep. Michelle Steel (R-CA) and supported by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Rep. Budd sent Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona a letter opposing ...

Rep. Ted Budd Joins Coalition Calling Out Biden’s DHS Over Border Crisis

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined a coalition of more than 50 House members to send a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas calling him out for the Biden administration’s failure to address the crisis on the southern border. The letter was led by Reps. Brian Babin (R-TX) and Jim Banks (R-IN). Text of the letter is HERE. Rep. Budd said in a state...

Rep. Ted Budd Joins Amicus Brief Supporting Title 42 Injunction

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has joined over 50 House members to submit an amicus brief in support of the Title 42 injunction lawsuit filed by the Louisiana, Arizona, and Missouri Attorneys General. The brief was led by Reps. Jodey Arrington (R-TX) and Mike Johnson (R-LA). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “There is no doubt that ending of Title 42 will cause immeasurable harm by inflaming...

Rep. Ted Budd Joins Amicus Brief to Limit WOTUS Regulations

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has joined over 200 House and Senate members to submit an amicus brief in support of the petitioners in the Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The Sackett case is directly related to how much authority the federal government has over states and private citizens to regulate “waters of the United States” under the Cl...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill To Use Title 42 to Stop Fentanyl at Border

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has sponsored H.R. 7359, the Stop Fentanyl Border Crossings Act. The bill allows the Title 42 public health order to be extended beyond May 23, 2022 and authorizes it to be used to stop Fentanyl smuggling at the southern border. The legislation was originally introduced by Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “By announcing the end of...

Rep. Ted Budd Joins Letter Calling Out Anti-Life Provisions in Biden’s FY 2023 Budget

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined 125 House members on Rep. Ralph Norman’s (R-SC) letter to President Joe Biden calling out his FY 2023 budget for including several pro-abortion provisions and removing protections against taxpayer funding of abortion. The full text of the letter is below: We write to you today to express our extreme opposition to your Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Proposal....

Rep. Ted Budd Joins Coalition Calling on Biden Administration to Resume Escorts for Veteran Honor Flights

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) joined a coalition of 75 House members to send a letter to Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland calling on her department to resume vehicular escort services for veterans traveling to Washington, D.C. through the Honor Flight Network. The Honor Flight Network provides veterans with an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to visit the war mem...

Rep. Ted Budd Demands Transparency Over Stimulus Payments to Federal Prisoners

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a follow-up letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen requesting a full accounting of how many taxpayer-funded $1,400 stimulus checks were sent to individuals in federal prison as a result of the Biden administration’s American Rescue Plan Act. In July 2021, Internal Revenue Service documents revealed that, in fact, a total of 560,000 inca...

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