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October 12, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) and Rep. Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced the official relaunch of the Congressional Global Road Safety Caucus today. The Caucus will continue to bring awareness to road safety initiatives and mobilize Congressional support to tackle this significant domestic and global health and safety crisis.
"This is a critically important issue, as millions of people all over the globe are impacted by traffic accidents, inadequate policies, and neglected transportation infrastructure," said Rep.
October 7, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), along with Reps. Anna Eshoo (CA-18), Dan Crenshaw (TX-02), and Paul Tonko (NY-20), introduced the Health Emergencies are Literally Tenets of HHS (HEALTH) Act of 2021 this week.
Issues:Health Care
October 5, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) and U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) led Members of the North Carolina congressional delegation on a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken this week regarding the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and Americans left behind.
In the letter, the Members highlight the Biden administration's botched withdrawal which cost the lives of two North Carolina-connected servicemembers among others.
September 30, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) and Representative Stephanie Bice (OK-05), along with 159 of their colleagues, sent a letter to the chairmen and ranking members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, urging the full removal of a "red flag" provision in H.R. 4350, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), during the conference committee process.
The letter expresses deep concern that if Sec. 529 of the NDAA were to be enacted, the Second Amendment rights of U.S.
September 23, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman and a voice for veterans, praised pay raises for troops, investments for Fort Bragg, and other provisions in the FY 22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which passed the U.S. House of Representatives today.
 
"This is not a perfect bill but overall it is a win for our troops, military families and veterans," said Rep. Hudson. "I am proud to have sponsored several provisions included to fund needed investments in our military and bases like Fort Bragg.
September 23, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on the National Defense Authorization Act:
"I am outraged that House Democrats have once again hidden red flag laws in this year's national defense bill. I have led efforts to protect the Second Amendment for our troops and veterans, and am determined to fight this dangerous overreach which jeopardizes the rights of active-duty servicemembers.
September 9, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on a proposal released today by the Biden administration on prescription drug prices:
"President Biden's plan is a shortsighted attempt to give government more control over your healthcare. It goes further than House Democrat's current proposal, which already leads to a decrease of over 60 new breakthrough medications according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office," said Rep.
Issues:Health Care
September 7, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), along with Rep. Susie Lee (D-NV), Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA), and Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), introduced the bipartisan MOBILE Health Care Act last week.
Issues:Health Care
September 2, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman and a voice for veterans, has helped secure several key provisions for active-duty servicemembers, military families and veterans in the FY 22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The annual defense bill was approved by the House Armed Services Committee yesterday and will now move to consideration by the full House of Representatives.
August 31, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, cosponsored legislation introduced today by Congresswoman Lisa McClain (MI-10) to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. military servicemembers who were killed in Afghanistan last week.
The legislation will award the Congressional Gold Medal to Staff Sgt. Darin Taylor Hoover, Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo, Sgt. Nicole Gee, Cpl. Hunter Lopez, Cpl. Daegan Page, Cpl. Humberto Sanchez, Cpl. David Lee Espinoza, Lance Cpl.