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  • Budd Votes No on Omnibus Spending Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    After voting against the four-month omnibus spending bill, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement: “Today was not a good day for the taxpayer. The omnibus government spending bill that I voted against did not reduce spending, did not fund President Trump’s border wall, and fully funded Planned Parenthood. The fact that an expansion of a guest worker program was also included without debate or hearing only added insult to injury. Given that wage growth has been flat since 2001, bri... Read more

  • Budd Introduces National Paycheck Protection Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced the National Paycheck Protection Act to ensure union members’ dues are no longer funding political activity without their consent. The bill would require that a worker be given the option to “opt in” before a labor organization uses his or her dues for any other purpose not directly related to collective bargaining. “Right now, millions of Americans who are paying union dues are having their money used to support political advocacy they may not believe in. The rig... Read more

  • Congressman Ted Budd To Host Meet & Greet
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) announces that he will be hosting a “Meet and Greet” this Friday in Greensboro North Carolina along with his entire Congressional staff. The event will allow constituents from North Carolina’s 13th district the opportunity to meet Representative Budd and share their opinions with him, speak with members of his staff, and consult with onsite caseworkers to discuss any issues they have interacting with the federal government. Representative Budd looks forward to bei... Read more

  • Budd Announces Manufacturing Tour
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) will be spending the first week of April recess in North Carolina touring a variety of manufacturers and businesses in the district. During the tour Representative Budd will meet with local manufacturers, employees and community leaders to discuss strategies that will allow North Carolina’s economy and manufacturers to thrive. The manufacturing tour will stop at three facilities, including Volvo, Ilmor Marine and Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company. “Manufactur... Read more

  • Budd Applauds Neil Gorsuch Confirmation to Supreme Court
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    US Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement regarding the confirmation of the Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. I congratulate Neil Gorsuch on his confirmation to the Supreme Court. Throughout his tenure as a judge on the 10th Circuit, Gorsuch has proved his dedication and commitment to the Constitution. The Supreme Court was established to ensure the other branches of our government stay within their constitutional bounds. Rather than being a super-legislator or seeki... Read more

  • Budd Statement on Syrian Missile Strikes
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    US Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released this statement following the news that the president had ordered missile strikes in Syria: “Last night, President Trump, responding to reports that the Syrian regime had used chemical weapons on civilians, launched a cruise missile strike against an airfield in Syria. It was a proportional response to an atrocity. Before any further escalation of American involvement, I urge the President to work with Congress to craft a long-term strategy to address t... Read more

  • Budd Announces Deadline For The 2017 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Education

    Washington, D.C., -- U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) announced details for high school students to submit their artwork for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to all high school students across the congressional district. Students can submit their artwork until April 27th. “The Annual Congressional Art Competition is an excellent opportunity for high school students in our state to display their creativity,” said Congressman Ted Budd. “I’m honored to host a compe... Read more

  • Budd Cosponsors Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress, Veterans

    Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) has cosponsored the Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act. This bipartisan legislation would end the widow's tax on military survivor benefits. “The last place where people should experience sticker shock is with their loved ones’ military benefits, but it’s something that has happened to 3,519 military widows in our state. This bill is about keeping the promise that if you sacrifice for our country, the federal government will live up to its obligations to you and... Read more

  • Op-Ed: We Promised (Winston-Salem Journal)
    Posted in Articles on April 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    From 2010 to 2016, the Republican Party voted more than 60 times to repeal Obamacare. The repeal of this catastrophically failed law was our central campaign promise. In exchange, the voters rewarded us with the House and the Senate, and in January of this year, the presidency. As many have heard, now that Republicans have control of the federal government, repeal has not been easy. The Republican alternative bill was pulled from the floor after it became clear we did not have the votes. Many at... Read more

  • Budd Addresses Possible Irregularities In Kenya’s Largest Arms Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress

    Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) addressed the need for congressional oversight on the Foreign Military Sale of 12 weaponized border patrol aircraft from the U.S. to the Kenyan Government. Watch video for remarks below. Read more

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