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  • U.S. Rep. Ted Budd Celebrates House Passage of the USMCA
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd (NC-13) released the following statement after the House passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement: “I’m thrilled that the USMCA has finally passed the House. This landmark trade deal will generate a whole host of benefits including growing the economy by tens of billions of dollars, supporting hundreds of thousands of American jobs, and giving farmers more access to sell their products beyond our borders. As I mentioned in my Wa... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Ted Budd Introduces CODE Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, Education

    Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after introducing the CTE Outcome Data Enhament (CODE) Act of 2019 with Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC): “Apprenticeships play an integral role in preparing the next generation of American workers. With more job openings than job seekers for the first time in our country’s history, it’s imperative that there are high salary, low-debt learning opportunities available to students from all backgrounds.” “Currently, there ... Read more

  • SEC Follows Rep. Budd’s Lead on New “Test-the Waters” Rulemaking
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Washington, D.C.- Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the adoption of a new rule to allow all issuers to “Test-the-Waters,” which mirrors the bill Rep. Budd introduced in 2017: “I applaud SEC Chairman Jay Clayton for this recent rulemaking and I appreciate his commitment to facilitating capital formation. This rule reduces the process risk to companies that are contemplating going public in order to make lis... Read more

  • Rep. Budd Introduces Bill to Increase Virtual Apprenticeships
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after introducing the Virtual Apprenticeship Tax Credit Act of 2019: “Almost half of employers across the U.S. have difficulties finding workers due to a lack of technical competencies. Unfortunately, the popular culture has ingrained in young people that a traditional associate or bachelor’s degree is the only viable post-high school option. However, this narrative is severely flawed, and this widespread noti... Read more

  • Rep. Budd Earns "Taxpayers' Friend Award"
    Posted in Press Releases on September 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) was honored by National Taxpayers Union (NTU) for having one of the strongest voting records in Washington, D.C. on supporting lower taxes, limited government, and economic freedom. Rep. Budd was one of only 17 House members to earn the “Taxpayers’ Friend Award” for their outstanding voting record during the 2018 Congressional session. Rep. Budd said: "It is a true honor to receive NTU's Taxpayers' Friend Award for the second year in a row. NTU's standards are high, s... Read more

  • Rep. Budd Urges SEC Chairman to Reform Disclosure Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on August 7, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Washington, D.C.- U.S. Representative Ted Budd (NC-13) released the following statement after sending a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton calling for disclosure frequency reform: "The current financial disclosure regime public companies face has negatively impacted the competitiveness of American companies in the global marketplace. While the UK, Australia, and many European countries have right-sized public disclosure frequency to allow for greater participat... Read more

  • Budd Votes To Deliver Tax Relief For Hardworking Americans
    Posted in Press Releases on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress-DO NOT USE THIS ONE, Economy

    For too long, Congress has promised but failed to close loopholes and fend off special interest groups, until now. Today’s vote moved us one step closer to delivering hard working American families the tax relief we promised. Read more

  • Release Of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Marks the Beginning Of Historic Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress-DO NOT USE THIS ONE, Economy

    Specifically, as a result of this bill the average middle-class family in my district earning $59,000 will receive a $1,182 tax cut. Rather than giving it to the IRS, a family would be able to keep this money and use for more important things such as raising their children or paying down debt Read more

  • Budd, Meeks, Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Encourage Initial Public Offerings
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy

    Our bill builds on SEC decisions earlier in the year that allow all companies to take advantage of confidential initial public offerings and follow-on offerings. Read more

  • Budd Votes to Rein in Government Payments to Parole Violators
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress-DO NOT USE THIS ONE, Economy

    It strikes me as common sense that if we’re going to take money from law abiding taxpayers, we ought not to be giving it to lawbreaking recipients. This bill is one step towards fixing that problem. Read more

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