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  • Rep. Ted Budd Introduces Bill To Explore TSA Temperature Checks
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Transportation & Infrastructure

    Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC), Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC), and Rep. John Larson (D-CT) introduced the bipartisan Healthy Skies Act, which would require the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to conduct a pilot program to screen all airline passengers for their temperatures before they proceed through security. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Reopening America should be the top priority of our government. Making sure air travelers are healthy enough to fly is a common se... Read more

  • China Is Not a Force for Good
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on June 4, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Defense, National Security, & Foreign Affairs

    Rep. Budd’s op-ed published in Townhall https://townhall.com/capitol-voices/congressmantedbudd/2020/06/04/china-is-not-a-force-for-good-n2570053 For the last two decades, most observers have predicted that either the United States or China will own the 21st century. Early on, this competition was just that, a relatively friendly rivalry between countries that also work together economically. However, in recent years, the actions of the Chinese Communist Party have revealed the true colors of thi... Read more

  • Let’s End the CARES Act’s Work Disincentive That’s Hurting Employers
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on May 26, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, Health

    Daily Signal op-ed by Rep. Budd and Rep. Ken Buck https://www.dailysignal.com/2020/05/26/lets-end-the-cares-acts-work-disincentive-thats-hurting-employers/ If you’re a small-business owner looking to hire back workers you were forced to lay off due to the COVID-19 economic shutdown, you shouldn’t have to face another government-created burden. But sadly, you’re facing just that. Due to a flawed provision in the CARES Act, which House Democrats insisted be included, Americans are able to receive ... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Opposes House Democrats’ Unserious COVID-19 Package
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, Health, Budget & Debt

    Washington, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Rep Ted Budd (NC-13) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 6800: “As our country begins to reopen, there are so many actions we could take to help our fellow citizens through the COVID-19 crisis. Sadly, not only has Speaker Pelosi refused to let the House get back to work full-time, she forced a vote on an 1,800-page, one-sided, laundry-list of liberal policy dreams that was crafted in her office with no Republican input and without common sen... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Helps Lead Bill to Investigate World Health Organization
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Defense, National Security, & Foreign Affairs

    Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC), Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA), and seven other House members have introduced a bill to hold the World Health Organization accountable for its involvement in the Coronavirus pandemic. The legislation directs the Department of Health and Human Services and the State Department to begin an investigation into the World Health Organization’s failures to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and their relationship with the Chinese Communist Party. Other original cospons... Read more

  • Coronavirus lockdowns — ensure safety but don't infringe on our civil liberties
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on May 1, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Fox News op-ed from Rep. Budd https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/coronavirus-lockdowns-ensure-safety-preserve-freedoms-rep-ted-budd Imagine a world where you could be arrested for playing T-ball in an empty park with your 6-year-old daughter. Would you feel like you were living in a place that cherishes individual freedom, or would you feel like you were a victim of an oppressive nanny state? Chances are the latter. This scenario happened to 33-year-old former police officer Matt Mooney in Brighton... Read more

  • How to Reduce US Reliance on China
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on April 22, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Defense, National Security, & Foreign Affairs

    Townhall op-ed from Rep. Budd https://townhall.com/capitol-voices/congressmantedbudd/2020/04/22/how-to-reduce-us-reliance-on-china-n2567400 As our nation battles the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to seriously rethink how reliant we are on China. Late last month, a Chinese Communist Party state-run media agency threatened to cut the U.S. off from key medical supplies. The agency proudly proclaimed that China could “announce strategic control over medical products and ban exports to the United States... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Leads Entire NC Delegation to Thank Essential Workers
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, Health

    Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) led the entire North Carolina congressional delegation to introduce a House resolution honoring the hard work and sacrifice of the state’s essential workers during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The resolution is co-sponsored by every member of the North Carolina congressional delegation. The resolution honors truck drivers, tradesmen, convenience store workers, manufacturers, airport workers, restaurant employees, farmers, energy employees,... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Hosts COVID-19 Town Hall Meeting
    Posted in Press Releases on April 15, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, Health

    Advance, N.C. -- Today, Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) held a telephone town hall meeting on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. He was joined by two local healthcare experts. The guests were: Lillian Koontz, Health Director, Davidson County Department of Health Dr. John Sanders, Infectious disease specialist, Wake Forest Baptist Health The audio of the entire one-hour town hall meeting can be found below: Rep. Ted Budd COVID-19 Telephone Town Hall (4/15/2020) from Rep. Ted Budd on Vimeo. Read more

  • The Case for Health Plan Flexibility during COVID-19
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on April 14, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    National Review op-ed by Rep. Budd and Rep. Chip Roy https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/04/coronavirus-outbreak-case-for-health-plan-flexibility/ When the Health Savings Account law passed in 2003, the release of the first iPhone was still four years away. Now, imagine your iPhone, Samsung, or Android phone was prohibited by law to have any upgrades. How well do you think your phone would work? How well could it adapt if a vicious computer virus began to infect phones across the world? The Amer... Read more

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