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November 16, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) and Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) are encouraging North Carolinians to help combat the rising epidemic of veteran and active-duty military suicides. In a press conference today, both highlighted Nov. 21, 2021 as National Warrior Call Day, a day of outreach to veterans and service members to express thanks for their service and connect them with support resources.

November 15, 2021

CONCORD, N.C. — It’s been nearly one year since Concord Police Officer Jason Shuping died in the line of duty.

On Monday -- what would have been Shuping’s 26th birthday -- Channel 9′s Susanna Black explained the change his widow wants to see, something that has been gaining attention on a national level.

At the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C., there are the names of more than 22,000 officers who’ve died in the line of duty since 1786, carved on the walls.

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Veterans
November 15, 2021
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Friends,

Just before Veterans Day in 1983, President Ronald Reagan said, “Veterans know better than anyone else the price of freedom, for they’ve suffered the scars of war. We can offer them no better tribute than to protect what they have won for us.”

November 15, 2021

Legislation calling for $10 billion in federal funding to support deployment of next-generation 911 (NG911) has been approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, so the matter can be considered by the full U.S. House as part of the proposed $3.5 trillion budget-reconciliation package.

November 10, 2021

Congressman Richard Hudson on Tuesday visited Mooresville’s Universal Technical Institute, also home to the NASCAR Technical Institute, one day after announcing his 2022 reelection bid for the state’s 10th District which now includes part of Iredell County.

November 8, 2021

The Biden administration is considering shutting down another oil pipeline, this time in Michigan, even as Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm — the state’s former governor — conceded that heating prices will spike this winter.

Issues:Energy
November 4, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on President Biden's latest vaccine mandate for Medicare and Medicaid providers:
 
"President Biden's latest vaccine mandates are an attack on health care workers labeled heroes just one year ago," said Rep. Hudson. "While vaccines are critical to combat this pandemic, mandates without exemptions threaten liberties and undermine access to public health.
Issues:Health Care
November 3, 2021

RALEIGH — The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2758 on Monday, the latest bill designed to give full federal recognition to the Lumbee Indian Tribe in southeastern North Carolina.

Eight of the state’s 13 representatives sponsored the bill, which passed by a 357-59 vote. Sponsoring the bill were Democrats G.K. Butterfield (NC-01), Deborah Ross (NC-02) and David Price (NC-04), as well as Republicans Greg Murphy (NC-03), David Rouzer (NC-07), Richard Hudson (NC-08), Dan Bishop (NC-09) and Ted Budd (NC-13).

November 3, 2021

CHARLOTTE (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) — Congressman Richard Hudson is asking for your vote again, but has he earned it? FOX 46 Chief Political Correspondent Emma Withrow has his political report card.

Hudson has served North Carolina’s 8th District for 8 years but has been on Capitol Hill most of his professional life. He started out as a staffer and now, at 49 years old, he’s hoping to get sent back to the Hill in 2022. He’s promised to work across the aisle, but says it has become more difficult recently.