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August 7, 2021

A new bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last week seeks to expand broadband access in rural parts of the country.

The 21st Century Broadband Deployment Act, introduced Wednesday by Republican Rep. Richard Hudson of the state's 8th congressional district, establishes grant programs to improve internet access in underserved communities.

For many people, having access to high-speed internet became an even larger issue during the COVID-19 pandemic as work and school became virtual.

August 5, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on Thursday's Israeli airstrikes:

"I stand firmly behind the Israelis and their right to defend themselves from the increasingly dangerous and reckless attacks on its people. Rocket fire from Lebanon is just the latest example of aggression most likely backed by Iran. These attacks are unacceptable and it is essential that the United States fully support and help defend our greatest Middle Eastern ally."

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August 4, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) has introduced the 21st Century Broadband Deployment Act, legislation to expand broadband access in rural and unserved communities.

August 4, 2021

A congressman from North Carolina has introduced a new bill to expand broadband access in rural America.

Rep. Richard Hudson, R-8th District, calls his bill the 21st Century Broadband Deployment Act.

August 2, 2021
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Friends,

If debt and spending were Olympic sports, Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi would easily take home the gold medal.

Now after a year of unprecedented and reckless spending, there is no relief in sight for hard-working taxpayers.

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July 29, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, along with U.S. Representative Rob Wittman (VA-01) introduced the Counting Overlooked Base Impact Aid (COBIA) Act to ensure schools educating service-connected children receive the full sum of federal Impact Aid to which they are currently entitled.

July 29, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on the passing of former Fayetteville City Councilman and Army veteran Bill Crisp:

July 27, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), the House Republican Conference Secretary, hosted a press conference on Tuesday to discuss a new regulation on pistol stabilizing braces proposed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives (ATF). Rep. Hudson was joined by Republican Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01), Veterans Affairs Committee Ranking Member Mike Bost (IL-12), and military veterans to discuss how the regulation jeopardizes the Second Amendment, especially the ability of disabled combat veterans to exercise their rights.

July 26, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, praised passage of two bills in the U.S. House of Representatives today to honor military service members and families. H.R. 1664, the National Medal of Honor Monument Act of 2021, passed by a vote of 416-0. The bill, which Rep. Hudson co-sponsored, establishes a monument on federal land in Washington, D.C. honoring Medal of Honor recipients.

July 26, 2021
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Friends,

Inflation is a tax on all of us. American economist Thomas Sowell said of inflation, "It is a way to take people's wealth from them without having to openly raise taxes. Inflation is the most universal tax of all."

Inflation has increased every single month of Joe Biden's presidency. In fact, the consumer price index (CPI) has increased by 5.4% in the last year, the largest jump since right before the financial crisis of 2008. What are President Biden and my Democratic colleagues going to do to curb inflation?