Rep. Ted Budd Helps Introduce Crucial Communism Teaching Act

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has helped to introduce H.R. 6123, the Crucial Communism Teaching Act. The legislation would authorize the congressionally-created Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation to develop a high school curriculum to educate students about the dangers of communism and totalitarianism. The bill was originally introduced by Rep. Maria Salazar (R-FL) and 60 other Ho...

Reps. Ted Budd & Byron Donalds Demand that Biden Protect HBCU Funding

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Reps. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Byron Donalds (R-FL) sent a letter to President Joe Biden demanding that he renounce any effort to reduce funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to pay for his multi-trillion dollar domestic agenda. Rep. Budd released the following statement: “As a congressman who has represented and fought for North Carolina’s HBCUs th...

Reps. Ted Budd, Patrick McHenry Announce $21 Million Grant for Iredell-Statesville Schools

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Advance, N.C. -- Today, Reps. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Patrick McHenry (R-NC) announced a $21.2 million competitive Department of Education grant for Iredell-Statesville Schools. Both congressmen represent parts of Iredell County. The federal dollars come from the Department of Education’s Teacher and School Leader (TSL) Incentive Grant Program and would allow Iredell-Statesville Schools to implement t...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bill to Help Homeschool Parents

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has sponsored H.R. 5284, the Home Educators are Teachers Act. The bill would allow homeschool parents to be eligible for a $250 tax deduction for school supplies. The bill was originally introduced by Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Homeschool parents across North Carolina do incredible work taking their children’s education into t...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors Bills to Increase Educational Freedom

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Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has co-sponsored two bills from Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC) that would give students and parents more educational freedom as they face toxic Critical Race Theory and mask mandates. H.R. 5328, the No Corrupt Racist Training (No CRT) Act and H.R. 5327, the Masks Off Act, would give students more access to Opportunity Grants to seek alternative educational options....

Budd & Robinson: How North Carolina is fighting back against critical race theory

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Tags: Education

Op-ed from Rep. Budd and Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson in Washington Examiner: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/how-north-carolina-is-fighting-back-against-critical-race-theory ----------------------------- There is a battle being waged about whether or not the United States is inherently good or bad. This battle is being fought across several fronts. You have patriotic parents on the fr...

Rep. Ted Budd Calls Out Antisemitic Teachings at UNC

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Advance, N.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) sent a letter to University of North Carolina System President Peter Hans expressing concern about reports of antisemitic faculty teaching courses on campus. The full text of the letter is below: President Hans, I write to express my concern over repeated antisemitic activity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Kylie Broderick, a g...

Rep. Ted Budd Leads Letter Opposing Student Loan Forgiveness Through Executive Action

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) led a group of four House members to send a letter to the Secretary of Education to oppose the Biden administration’s efforts to forgive student loans via unlawful executive action. The letter was co-signed by Reps. Warren Davidson (R-OH), Scott Perry (R-PA), and Barry Loudermilk (R-GA). The full letter reads: I write to express my concern about the ...

Rep. Ted Budd Delivers History Books to Faith Charter School

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Faith, N.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) delivered 50 books on American history and other topics from the Library of Congress to Faith Academy Charter School in Faith, NC. The books will be loaned to the new charter school and help them build out their new library. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “I’m glad that we could help this new charter school acquire these books from the Library of Congress...

Rep. Ted Budd Announces $500,000 HBCU Grant for Livingstone College

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Salisbury, N.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) announced that the National Park Service (NPS) was awarding Livingstone College a $500,000 competitive federal grant to assist in Phase III of the rehabilitation of Carnegie Library on the campus. Rep. Ted Budd said in a statement: “Providing economic opportunity for all is a crucial mission for me in Congress and it all starts with education. I’m pro...

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