Rep. Ted Budd Introduces the Build More Pipelines Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced the Build More Pipelines Act. The bill codifies the Trump Administration’s rule limiting state-based regulatory roadblocks to pipeline contraction. Rep. Budd’s Build More Pipelines Act is the House companion to Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s (R-WV) Section 401 Certification Act. Original co-sponsors of the bill include Reps. Scott Perry (R-...

Rep. Ted Budd Proposes Amendment to Force Biden to Stop His War on American Energy

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has submitted an amendment to the fiscal year 2023 Energy and Water Appropriations bill to prohibit President Biden from releasing oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve until the executive orders blocking energy development on federal land are revoked. Read the full text of the amendment HERE Rep. Budd said in a statement: “The current energy crisis has b...

Rep. Ted Budd Leads Coalition to Propose the Unleash American Drilling Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) and seven House members introduced the Unleash American Drilling Act, which requires the Biden administration to issue decisions on drilling permit applications currently frozen by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). If passed, the bill requires BLM to issue a decision on a permit within 90 days of submission. The bill is co-sponsored by: Rep. David ...

Rep. Ted Budd Proposes Amendment to Unleash American Drilling

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) submitted an amendment to H.R. 7606, the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act, to require the Biden administration to issue decisions on drilling permit applications currently frozen by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). If adopted, the amendment requires BLM to issue a decision on a permit within 90 days of submission. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “As m...

Rep. Ted Budd Statement on Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement on the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act: “When I originally sponsored the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, I was encouraged that it implemented policies that recognized the fact that states are better managers of conservation and wildlife than the federal government. Unfortunately, House Democrats air dropped a brand new p...

Rep. Ted Budd Joins Amicus Brief to Limit WOTUS Regulations

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has joined over 200 House and Senate members to submit an amicus brief in support of the petitioners in the Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The Sackett case is directly related to how much authority the federal government has over states and private citizens to regulate “waters of the United States” under the Cl...

Reps. Budd, Norman Lead Coalition to Oppose SEC’s Destructive Climate Disclosure Rule

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Ralph Norman (R-SC) led a coalition of 40 House members to send a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission urging them to table their proposed rule that would mandate that publicly traded companies disclose their climate-related risks, report greenhouse gas emissions, and report possible financial effects of climate change. Rep. Budd said ...

Reps. Ted Budd, Randy Weber Propose Bill To Stop Russia's Financing of the Green New Deal

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Ted Budd (R-NC) and Randy Weber (R-TX) led several House members to introduce the Countering Russian Influence in our Politics Act. The bill requires any U.S. organization that receives funding from Russia to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). Organizations that register under FARA are subject to a host of disclosure and re...

Rep. Ted Budd Sponsors American Energy Independence from Russia Act

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd has sponsored H.R. 6858, the American Energy Independence from Russia Act. The bill would restart drilling for gas on federal lands and waters, resume construction on the Keystone XL Pipeline, and greenlight American natural gas exports. The legislation was originally introduced by Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-WA). Rep. Budd said in a statement: “American energy ...

Reps. Budd, Banks, & Johnson Call for Investigation of Russian Funding of U.S. Environmental Groups

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Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) has joined Republican Study Committee Chairman Jim Banks (R-IN) Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH) to send a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen calling for an investigation of Russian funding of U.S. environmental groups who advocate against American energy production. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “The more energy independent our country becomes, the less eco...

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