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Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4909 STOP School Violence Act of 2018.   “There’s no doubt that our country has a school safety crisis, with the latest tragedy at a Florida high school being a tragic reminder," said Congressman Ted Budd. “Today, I voted in favor of a bipartisan bill that will…

BUDD: The Northeast’s Costly Tunnel Vision (Wall Street Journal)

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Published by: The Wall Street Journal By: Congressman Ted Budd (R-NC) Read full oped here.   Last week President Trump urged House Speaker Paul Ryan to deny federal funding for the Gateway Program, a proposed rail upgrade between New York City and Newark, N.J. The amendment I wrote to defund Gateway failed to pass the House in September despite bipartisan support, but the…


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Washington -- Today, US Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s threat to veto the government funding bill over the inclusion of funding for the Gateway Project, a rail upgrade between New York and New Jersey that is a top priority of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.   “President Trump is absolutely…

Congress Passes Budd Resolution Honoring the Late Reverend Billy Graham

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WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement following the passage of House Resolution 759 to honor Reverend Billy Graham: “Today I was joined by many of my North Carolina colleagues in passing a resolution honoring the legacy of Billy Graham for his lifelong commitment to preaching the Gospel, his fight for civil rights, his opposition…

Budd, Zeldin Introduce Legislation to Designate Hezbollah as Transnational Criminal Organization Funded by Drug Trafficking & Money Laundering

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Hezbollah is a known supplier of cocaine into the United States. While they claim to be a morally upright political organization in their home country, the reality is they are nothing more than drug smugglers and transnational criminals.

Rep. Ted Budd: Level the playing field for working parents

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In a 2012 column dissecting why our country’s fertility plunge is a big deal, Ross Douthat, a columnist for the New York Times, made the point that today’s babies are tomorrow’s taxpayers, workers, and entrepreneurs, and relatively youthful populations speed economic growth and keep spending commitments affordable. Simply put, fertility rates are important, both on an…

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