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Across the nation, local gun stores are continuing to feel the effects of skyrocketing demand and limited supplies for firearms. One store in Columbus, Ohio, says their stock could be wiped out in the next few weeks. And if people are lucky enough to purchase a firearm right off the shelf, reports of ammunition shortages will be everyone’s next hurdle.
A North Carolina congressman is demanding that N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper "take action to protect our state" after it has emerged that more than 100 illegal immigrants released by the Border Patrol into Texas since late January have tested positive for the coronavirus -- and aren’t being prevented from traveling elsewhere.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-08) has introduced an amendment to provide an additional $2 billion for vaccines in the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2021. Hudson’s amendment would also dedicate $1 billion of the funding to make vaccines available to teachers to help schools reopen as soon as possible.
ANGIER – U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-08) toured two vaccine deployment locations Wednesday in Harnett and Moore counties to get an update on the rollout in his region. “Seeing the vaccine rollout in our community firsthand provides valuable feedback on what our region needs,” Hudson said.
Following a tour of one of Moore County’s COVID-19 vaccination sites on Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson said he would advocate for more shots needed to inoculate the area’s large population of older adults.
World War II veteran Ormand Strickland has three cases of military awards and honors, including a Purple Heart for combat injuries.
Strickland, 95, of Wendell, shies away from speaking about the awards.
“I don’t know so much about talking about it,” he said.
TROY — U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson has nominated 20 students from throughout the 8th District to U.S. service academies. Montgomery and Moore counties are among the areas this district includes. During a ceremony on Feb. 9 at Montgomery Community College in Troy, Rep. Hudson congratulated the students and thanked them for their willingness to serve our country.
CABARRUS COUNTY — Congressman Richard Hudson was very clear during his visit to the County’s mass vaccination site Tuesday morning: he wants teachers to receive their vaccinations.
U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-08) has nominated 20 students from throughout the 8th District to U.S. service academies. During a ceremony Feb. 9, at Montgomery Community College in Troy, Hudson congratulated the students and thanked them for their willingness to serve our country.
CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - In Cabarrus County on Tuesday nearly 1000 people got their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. U.S. Congressman Richard Hudson (R-08) was there as well with local health officials.