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February 10, 2021

TROY, N.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) has nominated 20 students from throughout the 8th District to U.S. service academies. During a ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Montgomery Community College in Troy, Rep. Hudson congratulated the students and thanked them for their willingness to serve our country.

February 4, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the opening day of the 117th Congress one month ago, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) introduced H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act. The legislation was introduced with a record 154 bipartisan original cosponsors. The legislation has since been referred to the Judiciary Committee and now has 166 cosponsors.

January 27, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement congratulating Maureen Stover, the 2021 North Carolina Teacher of the Year, on being named a National Teacher of the Year finalist by the Council of Chief State School Officers. Stover is an Air Force veteran and teaches biology, earth and environmental science, and advancement via individual determination (AVID) at Cumberland International Early College High School in Fayetteville.

Issues:Education
January 25, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on an Executive Order signed today by President Joe Biden to promote buying American products:

January 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on the confirmation of Lloyd Austin as Defense Secretary:

January 20, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on the inauguration of President Joe Biden:


"Today, I attended the inauguration of President Joe Biden as a symbol of my commitment to our Constitution. I believe the peaceful transfer of power is a core principle of our Republic.

January 12, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on an impeachment vote of President Donald Trump likely to occur in the U.S. House of Representatives tomorrow:


"This rushed impeachment is not serious. Speaker Pelosi says it's urgent because President Trump is so dangerous he has to be removed from office. Yet, she knows full well the vote to remove him cannot and will not happen before the President leaves office in what he has said will be a peaceful transfer of power in a matter of days.

January 6, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement:

January 6, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 37 Republican members of Congress today issued the following statement in advance of the joint session of Congress at 1:00 p.m. today:

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In the joint session of Congress today, we will vote to sustain objections to slates of electors submitted by states we believe clearly violated the Constitution in the presidential election of 2020. This is our solemn duty, and our position on this threshold legal question has been widely known and published for weeks.

January 4, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the opening day of the 117th Congress, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) introduced H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act. The bipartisan legislation has a record 154 original cosponsors.