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April 14, 2021 In The News

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Forest Service have released proposed action and entered the scoping phase of the roads project, that could impact the Green Gap area of Montgomery County.

The public comment period for this project started March 30th and is open for 30 days. Rep. Richard Hudson has contacted members of the Green Gap community to alert them to the time of this comment period.

September 21, 2020 Press Release
U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) announced with U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Richard Burr (R-NC) and Representative Dan Bishop (NC-09) that they secured a $13.1 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant award from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the Class III Aberdeen, Carolina & Western Railway (ACWR) located in southcentral North Carolina.
July 23, 2020 Press Release
U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today to advocate for improving roads in the Uwharrie National Forest. In his remarks, Rep. Hudson urged his colleagues to support his amendment to the budget to highlight the need to fund construction of roads under the control of the U.S. Forest Service, like those in the Uwharrie National Forest.
December 13, 2019 In The News

SALISBURY — The word “partnerships” was underlined and starred on the notes of Rep. Ted Budd’s District Director Kyle Bridge as he met with Salisbury Karen Alexander on Thursday.

The meeting first started out as a “thank you” to the congressmen for helping secure a transit grant and to talk about the city’s wish list of projects and those needs — its Federal Action Plan for 2020.

“You have given our city a gift, and now I’m asking for more,” Alexander said.

“Sorry, it’s my job,” she continued.

December 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration to support the contract tower program and ensure Concord-Padgett Regional Airport receives the necessary Airport Improvement Program grants.

December 13, 2018 Press Release
Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after sending a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support the contract tower program and ensure Concord-Padgett Regional Airport receives the necessary Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants.
August 23, 2017 In The News
SPENCER — Two congressmen will be in town today for a meeting with Mayor Jim Gobbel and a tour of the N.C. Transportation Museum.
 
Reps. Ted Budd, R-13, and Richard Hudson, R-8, are scheduled to tour the Transportation Museum at 11:30 a.m. and meet with Gobbel afterward to discuss economic development. Each congressmen represents part of Spencer in the U.S. House of Representatives.

 

August 23, 2017 In The News

Spencer, NC (WBTV) - On Wednesday, U.S. Representatives Richard Hudson (NC-08) and Ted Budd (NC-13) met with Spencer Mayor Jim Gobbel to discuss economic development and afterwards toured the North Carolina Transportation Museum.

August 11, 2016 In The News

A stretch of highway giving direct access from Interstate 95 to Fort Bragg is open.

Local, state and national officials gathered Thursday morning to celebrate the opening of Fayetteville’s Outer Loop from Ramsey Street to Murchison Road. A stretch from Murchison to Bragg Boulevard opened in August 2014.

The new section of highway opened for traffic at 1:15 p.m.

Gov. Pat McCrory spoke briefly at the ceremony.

“The pavement’s hot,” he said. “I want cars on this road as quickly as possible.”

April 15, 2016 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), representative of Charlotte Motor Speedway and Rockingham Dragway and co-author of legislation to combat EPA overreach into motorsports, released the following statement after the EPA withdrew its proposed racing regulation.