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March 15, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), joined Fox News' Fox and Friends First today to discuss the Biden border crisis. Illegal migrant encounters on the southern border are up 28% from January and 174% from one year ago. Rep. Hudson discussed how the Biden administration's actions of stopping border wall construction, halting deportations and reinstating catch and release are contributing to this surge.

March 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) and U.S. Representative Dan Bishop (NC-09), along with every Republican Member of the North Carolina Delegation, sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas demanding answers regarding the Biden Administration's new immigration policies, and specifically why COVID-19 positive migrants are being bused into the state of North Carolina.

March 10, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), author of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, addressed the House floor today to force a vote on his legislation as an amendment to H.R. 1446. The House began to consider H.R. 1446 today, a bill that extends the wait time for a firearm sale from 3 to 10 days and could allow the government to delay a sale indefinitely. The House also began consideration of H.R.

March 9, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) introduced legislation today to address gun violence and improve school safety. The STOP II: Classrooms Over Conference Rooms Act doubles funding for the STOP School Violence Act by taking money set aside for the U.S. Department of Education to rent conference rooms in Washington, D.C. This legislation is one of six bills introduced over the past week by House Republicans to address gun violence. The legislation comes as House Democrats bring up a vote this week on H.R. 8 and H.R.

February 25, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) introduced an amendment today to provide an additional $2 billion for vaccines in the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2021. Rep. Hudson's amendment would also dedicate $1 billion of this funding to make vaccines available to teachers to help schools reopen as soon as possible.

February 23, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Responding to reports that the Biden Administration plans to sanction Russian officials responsible for the poisoning and political persecution of Alexei Navalny, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a member of the U.S. Delegation to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly, released the following statement:

February 18, 2021
ANGIER, N.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) toured two vaccine deployment locations yesterday in Harnett and Moore Counties to get an update about the rollout in our community. Last week, Rep. Hudson received an update at a Cabarrus County vaccination site.
"Seeing the vaccine rollout in our community firsthand provides valuable feedback on what our region needs," said Rep. Hudson.
Issues:Coronavirus
February 17, 2021
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Nearly seventy-six years after his service in World War II, veteran Ormand Strickland was presented with the Bronze Star today by U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08). During a ceremony at Fayetteville Fire Department #14, Rep. Hudson thanked Strickland for his service as he presented him with the award, which Rep. Hudson worked to secure over the past year.
"Mr. Strickland served our country as part of the Greatest Generation and was wounded for his courageous actions in Germany. Honoring him and WWII veterans like Mr.
Issues:Veterans
February 16, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) has introduced the Federal Broadband Deployment Tracking Act, a bill to streamline the burdensome process of deploying broadband on federal lands.

February 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) introduced an amendment today to provide $1 billion for vaccines for teachers. During a markup in the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2021, Rep. Hudson offered the amendment to add the funding that will prioritize COVID-19 vaccines for teachers so that schools can reopen as quickly as possible.