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June 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Richard Hudson, Fort Bragg's Congressman, applauded a final rule issued by the U.S. Department of Defense on June 17, 2021, that will allow service members to pursue medical malpractice claims in the military. The rule follows passage of the Rich Stayskal Act, legislation Rep. Hudson helped enact as part of the National Defense Authorization Act signed by President Donald Trump in Dec. 2019.

June 17, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, released the following statement today after voting against repealing the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) Against Iraq Resolution of 2002:

June 16, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) joined Rep. Patrick McHenry (NC-10), along with Reps. Budd (NC-13), Murphy (NC-03), Bishop (NC-09), Cawthorn (NC-11), Foxx (NC-05) and Rouzer (NC-07), to introduce legislation this week that would allow volunteer firefighters and emergency medical service (EMS) workers to join a state or local retirement system.

June 15, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), author of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (H.R. 38) and a leader on the Second Amendment in Congress, has led 140 Members of the House of Representatives urging the Department of Justice to withdraw a proposed rule on Stabilizing Braces.

June 14, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of a scheduled summit between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) is calling on the President to postpone the meeting following a string of cyberattacks originating in Russia. Rep. Hudson co-led a letter to President Biden with Rep. Jim Banks (IN-03), along with 10 other Members of the House of Representatives.
"Dialogue between our countries is important.
June 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) and U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) introduced the Trade-Related Intellectual Property Protection (TRIPP) Act, legislation focused on protecting intellectual property (IP) for medical innovations like coronavirus vaccines.

June 10, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), the House Republican leader on pandemic preparedness, has introduced legislation to enhance the development of vaccines through public-private partnerships with the FDA and NIH. The legislation was cosponsored by Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA-18), the Health Subcommittee Chair. This is the second bill introduced by Rep. Hudson this week focused on pandemic preparedness issues.

June 9, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), the House Republican leader on pandemic preparedness, has helped reintroduce the Strengthening America's Strategic National Stockpile Act.
June 7, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on a U.S. District Court ruling against California's long-time ban on assault weapons:

June 2, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following news reports of a second major cyberattack this week by Russian actors, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) is calling on President Joe Biden to postpone a planned meeting with Vladimir Putin scheduled for later this month until Putin stops the cyberattacks.