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  • Budd and Sanford Introduce No Bonuses For Terrorist Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Today, U.S. Representatives Ted Budd (R-NC) and Mark Sanford (R-SC) introduced H.R. 789 to ensure that U.S. taxpayer money will no longer go towards bonuses for terrorists. The No Bonuses for Terrorist Act of 2017 acknowledges and stops the practice of foreign aid going to fund acts of terror perpetrated against Israeli civilians. “The news of President Obama’s last-minute transfer of $224 million to the Palestinian Authority is a clear reminder that we need to take every measure possible to ens... Read more

  • Budd Cosponsors Bill to Protect Auto Racing in North Carolina
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Economy

    D.C., -- Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) cosponsored legislation that will prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from interfering with modifications of racecars used exclusively in competition. “Stock car racing has deep roots in our state, going back generations. This bill protects that legacy by ensuring the EPA doesn’t get involved in regulating racecars. It was never congressional intent for the EPA to regulate vehicles that don’t travel on federal roads,” said Rep. Budd. “Th... Read more

  • Budd's Statement on President Trump's Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Washington, D.C.,-- U.S Representatives Budd released the following statement regarding President Trump's executive order protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States. "I am glad to see that President Trump is doing what he campaigned on - keeping America safe and protecting its citizens. As the White House said earlier, 325,000 people from foreign countries came into the United States yesterday and only 109 were detained for further vetting. It is only common sense... Read more

  • Budd Votes To Prohibit Federally Funded Abortions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Today, Representative Ted Budd (NC-13) voted to support legislation that will prohibit the use of federal funds going toward abortions or to purchase insurance plans covering abortions with specific expectations. “Putting taxpayers across the nation on the hook for abortion funding is immoral and irresponsible,” said Rep. Budd. “This legislation takes the common-sense steps of ensuring no federal funds can be used to pay for abortions.” The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion And Abortion Insurance... Read more

  • Budd Speaks On the Floor In Memory Of NC Lawmaker Ruth Samuelson
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Today, Representative Ted Budd shared a few words on the floor in memory of his friend Ruth Samuelson. See video and full remarks below. Ruth was only 57 when she went to glory yesterday. Her grace in the fight against cancer was a trait that was seen in her life as a wife of 35 years to Ken, as a mom, and as a public servant. It was in this strength, rooted in her Christian faith, that provided her with the grace to lead and champion the causes that she held dear. And although Ruth worked in th... Read more

  • Budd Saddened By the Passing of Ruth Samuelson
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Today, Representative Ted Budd released the following statement following his friend Ruth Samuelson’s passing. “The news of our friend Ruth brings great sadness to Amy Kate and me. She was a true friend of my family and a mentor to me. In the days to come we will extend our prayers to her husband Ken and her entire family.” “Ruth Samuelson not only showed the power of faith but the importance of family and friendship. She was a strong woman, whose grace and strength will forever continue to ins... Read more

  • Budd And Lottery Ticket Winners To Attend The 58th Presidential Inauguration
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    Representative Ted Budd will attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Friday, January 19th, 2017. He will be joined by numerous inauguration ticket winners who won the opportunity to witness this historic day in person from a district-wide lottery. “President-Elect Trump has made it clear that this is going to be an inauguration for the people and I am glad that so many North Carolinians are making the trip up to Washington to experience it in person, said Rep Budd. I made it a priority to ... Read more

  • Representative Ted Budd Delivers First Floor Speech
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    , -- U.S Representative Ted Budd gave his first floor speech today in favor of the SEC Regulatory Accountability Act. Excerpts from the speech are below, and video can be found here. “The debate over financial regulation is not just about more versus less. It's also about the idea that financial liberty and personal liberty are connected. And they have been for most of history. This goes back to the middle ages when the widespread use of a bill of exchange basically, a check made it much more di... Read more

  • Representative Budd Co-Sponsors Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    , – Representative Ted Budd co-sponsored the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017. This bill provides law-abiding citizens with concealed carry permits the legal protection to carry in other states that recognize their own residents’ right to concealed carry. “One of the reasons I was sent to Congress was to ensure that our 2nd Amendment rights won’t be trampled on. I am proud that the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act is one of the first bills that I will be co-sponsoring. This bill eliminates... Read more

  • Representative Ted Budd Joins Fight To Halt Governor Roy Cooper’s Illegal Obamacare Expansion Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Health

    , -- Representative Ted Budd joined Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-8) and seven other Congressional North Carolina Republicans to urge the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to deny Governor Roy Cooper’s Medicaid expansion proposal. “This type of over-reaching illegal executive action is the type of behavior that the American people have voiced against, said Rep. Ted Budd. Obamacare is a disaster, and expanding it goes against the wishes of the thousands of North Carolinians that sent us he... Read more

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