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November 1, 2021


President Ronald Reagan wisely said, “We don’t have a trillion-dollar debt because we haven’t taxed enough; we have a trillion-dollar debt because we spend too much.”

Today, our national debt is an unfathomable $29 trillion, and President Reagan’s warning has never been more true.

November 1, 2021
"The Lumbee have fought for federal recognition for generations, and passage of this bill is long overdue," said Rep. Hudson. "I am proud to have worked with my colleagues from both sides of the aisle to once again help secure its passage in the House. I will continue to work with Representatives Butterfield, Bishop and Price to advance this bill until it becomes law."
October 27, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a leader on efforts to tackle GenX and address contamination in the Cape Fear River, questioned a top official for chemical safety and pollution prevention today about efforts to address GenX in North Carolina.
In a House Environment and Climate Change subcommittee hearing, Rep. Hudson questioned Dr. Michal Ilana Freedhoff, the EPA Assistant Administrator for Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. During their exchange, Rep.
October 26, 2021

WASHINGTON—Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) has been awarded NAFCU's Congressional Credit Union Champion Award.

Hudson was nominated by Steve Foley, president and CEO of Bragg Mutual FCU, who presented Hudson with the award.

NAFCU said it launched the new award this year to thank members of Congress for their support of the credit union industry and efforts to create a healthy legislative and regulatory environment that allows credit unions to thrive.

October 25, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on the U.S.
October 24, 2021

RAEFORD, N.C. (WTVD) -- Hoke County Sheriff Dr. Hubert Peterkin has died.

A deputy confirmed his death Saturday morning. ABC11 learned that Peterkin, 59, was being treated for cancer but died from complications of surgery.

October 20, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two bipartisan bills introduced by U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) were passed by the U.S. House of Representatives today.
October 18, 2021


Racing returned to the Charlotte Motor Speedway last week better than ever.

From James Bond’s Daniel Craig waving the green flag to the packed stands, I enjoyed attending the Roval 400 with my family and seeing many of you there. The speedway means so much to our community and economy, and racing’s full return following the pandemic is great news for our region.

October 18, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Strategic Roadmap announced today to confront PFAS contamination nationwide, including a toxicity assessment for GenX:
"I’m glad to see the EPA give these toxic forever chemicals the attention they deserve. We need a comprehensive and reasonable approach to combat PFAS and I look forward to reviewing the EPA's Roadmap," said Rep.