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July 29, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, along with U.S. Representative Rob Wittman (VA-01) introduced the Counting Overlooked Base Impact Aid (COBIA) Act to ensure schools educating service-connected children receive the full sum of federal Impact Aid to which they are currently entitled.

July 29, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on the passing of former Fayetteville City Councilman and Army veteran Bill Crisp:

July 27, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), the House Republican Conference Secretary, hosted a press conference on Tuesday to discuss a new regulation on pistol stabilizing braces proposed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives (ATF). Rep. Hudson was joined by Republican Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01), Veterans Affairs Committee Ranking Member Mike Bost (IL-12), and military veterans to discuss how the regulation jeopardizes the Second Amendment, especially the ability of disabled combat veterans to exercise their rights.

July 26, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, praised passage of two bills in the U.S. House of Representatives today to honor military service members and families. H.R. 1664, the National Medal of Honor Monument Act of 2021, passed by a vote of 416-0. The bill, which Rep. Hudson co-sponsored, establishes a monument on federal land in Washington, D.C. honoring Medal of Honor recipients.

July 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on H.R. 3985, the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs (ALLIES) Act of 2021, that passed today in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, which Rep. Hudson co-sponsored, protects our Afghan partners and expedites the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) process as the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan.

July 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action Act of 2021, that passed today in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, which Rep. Hudson supported, included two amendments he introduced to address the PFAS chemical GenX which has impacted the Cape Fear River.

Issues:Environment
July 6, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, and Representative Deborah Ross (NC-02), along with Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Richard Burr (R-NC) has been signed into law by President Joe Biden. The legislation which consolidates Fort Bragg into one federal judicial district - the Eastern District of North Carolina - passed in the Senate on June 17, 2021 and in the House on June 23.

July 1, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) introduced an amendment this week to prioritize funding for community water systems affected by the PFAS chemical GenX. The amendment was made to drinking water provisions in the INVEST in America Act being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives today. Rep.

Issues:Environment
June 23, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, joined Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), Chair of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, and Congressman Michael R. Turner (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee, along with co-leads Representatives Anthony G.

June 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) joined Rep. Deborah Ross (NC-02) in leading a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan last week urging the EPA to do more to test for PFAS chemicals, including GenX which has impacted the Cape Fear River region.