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  • June 2018
  • Hudson's Bipartisan Bills Pass House as Part of Comprehensive Package to Combat the Opioid Crisis

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after the House passed his bipartisan bills, the Securing Opioids and Unused Narcotics with Deliberate (SOUND) Disposal and Packaging Act (H.R. 5687) and the Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act (H.R. 5041), as part of H.R. 6, a comprehensive package of legislation to combat the opioid crisis. This legislation is critical for our community as North Carolina has four of the top 25 worst cities for abuse in the country – including Fayetteville.
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  • Hudson Votes for Farm Bill, SNAP Reform

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Chairman of the Agriculture and Rural America Task Force, released the following statement after the House passed the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2).
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  • Hudson's Bipartisan Opioid Bill Passes House, Hailed as One of "The Most Important Opioid Bills"

    Today the House passed U.S. Representative Richard Hudson's (NC-08) bipartisan bill, the Securing Opioids and Unused Narcotics with Deliberate (SOUND) Disposal and Packaging Act (H.R. 5687), 342-13. This bill is applauded as one of "the most important opioid bills in the House" and legislation that "could make a more serious difference."
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  • Hudson Statement on Illegal Immigrant Families at Border

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on illegal immigrant families at the U.S./Mexico border.
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  • Hudson Votes to Combat Fentanyl

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a leader on the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after the House passed the Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act of 2017 (H.R. 2851), legislation to combat fentanyl, a synthetic drug that is responsible for twice as many deaths in North Carolina as heroin.
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  • Hudson's Bipartisan Opioid Bill Unanimously Passes House

    U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a leader on the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after the House passed dozens of bills to combat the opioid crisis, including his bill, the Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act (H.R. 5041), a bipartisan response to the opioid crisis that will help prevent the misuse or diversion of unused medications by equipping hospice professionals with the legal authority to safely dispose of unused drugs after a hospice patient's death.
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  • Hudson Statement on Historic Singapore Summit

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on the historic bilateral summit between the United States and North Korea in Singapore.
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  • Hudson Statement on Death of Green Beret

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), the representative of Fort Bragg, released the following statement on the death of Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Conrad, a soldier who was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne).
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  • Hudson Votes to Prioritize Veteran Care, Support Military

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act of 2019 (H.R. 5895).
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  • Hudson Supports Trump's Plan to Cut Government Waste, Save Billions

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after the House passed the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (H.R. 3), President Donald Trump's rescission proposal.
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  • Hudson on Signing of VA Mission Act

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman and a voice for North Carolina's veterans, released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed the VA MISSION Act of 2018 (S. 2372), a bipartisan package to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
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  • Hudson Applauds Signing of Childhood Cancer STAR Act

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), co-Chair of the Pediatric Trauma Caucus and a leader on the Energy and Commerce's Health Subcommittee, released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research (STAR) Act (S. 292), the most significant pediatric cancer research bill in Congress' history.
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  • May 2018
  • Hudson's Soldier Pay Amendment Passes House

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, released the following statement after the House passed the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), including his amendment to ensure soldier pay adequately reflects modern warfare demands.
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  • Hudson Recognizes All American Week, 82nd Airborne Division

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, spoke on the House floor in recognition of All American Week, the annual celebration of the 82nd Airborne Division's mission and legacy.
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  • Hudson's Soldier Pay Amendment Added to NDAA

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, released the following statement after his amendment to ensure soldier pay adequately reflects modern warfare demands was added to the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
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  • Hudson Helps 20 8th District Areas Receive Additional Tax Reform Resources

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after the U.S. Treasury certified 252 areas in North Carolina as official Opportunity Zones, opening a new source of investment capital and economic growth for places and people who need it most.
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  • Hudson Congratulates UNC Charlotte Rugby on National Championship

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), UNC Charlotte alumnus and former UNC Charlotte rugby player, released the following statement congratulating UNC Charlotte Men's Rugby Club for winning the DII Men's College 7s Championship.
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  • Hudson Statement on Texas Shooting

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on the tragic school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.
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  • Hudson Statement on Robert Wilkie Nominated VA Secretary

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman and a voice for North Carolina's veterans, released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced he will nominate Robert Wilkie to be the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
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  • Hudson Votes to Overhaul VA, Fund Choice Program

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman and a voice for North Carolina's veterans, released the following statement after the House passed the VA Mission Act of 2018 (S. 2372), a bipartisan package to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and fund the Choice Program.
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  • Hudson Introduces Special Operations Forces Tax Cut Act

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, released the following statement after introducing the Special Operations Forces Tax Cut Act (H.R. 5747), legislation to ensure special operators who are serving in combat receive the same tax relief.
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  • Hudson's Bipartisan Opioid Bills Receive Unanimous Committee Approval

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a leader on the Energy and Commerce Committee, continued his efforts to find legislative solutions that help combat the opioid crisis. The Energy and Commerce Committee advanced several bills to improve access to care for individuals suffering from substance use disorder, provide our health care system with tools and resources it needs to care for patients, and help prevent future misuse of opioids. Included in the markup were two of Rep. Hudson's bipartisan bills, H.R. 5687 and H.R. 5041.
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  • Hudson Statement on Iran Deal

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on the Trump administration's announcement on the Iran Nuclear Deal and new sanctions on the Iran regime.
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  • Hudson To Speak at Annual NRA Meeting Friday

    On Friday, May 4, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), author of the House-passed Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 (H.R. 38), will speak at the annual NRA meeting on Friday, May 4, in Dallas, Texas.
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  • Hudson Discusses Tax Reform at Southern Grace Distilleries

    On Tuesday, May 1, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) toured Southern Grace Distilleries in Mount Pleasant to learn more about their operations and discuss how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is encouraging economic growth, specifically at our local breweries and distilleries by significantly lowering the federal excise tax for breweries making less than 2 million barrels per year and by lowering the federal excise tax distillers pay per gallon for the first 100,000 gallons of spirits produced. Rep. Hudson also highlighted Southern Grace Distilleries' significant impact on our economy and community in recognition of Small Business Week.
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  • April 2018
  • Hudson Questions EPA Administrator on GenX

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), representative of Cumberland County and Fort Bragg, released the following statement after questioning U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt on GenX and continued his efforts to monitor reports of GenX in areas along the Cape Fear River, to encourage the swift collection and evaluation of data, and to help ensure appropriate measures are taken.
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  • Hudson Announces Congressional Art Competition Winner

    On Saturday, April 21, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) announced at an awards ceremony and reception held at the Kannapolis Train Station that Jayden Harper, a student at Westover High School, won first place in North Carolina's Eighth District Congressional Art Competition.
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  • Hudson Votes to Dramatically Reform IRS

    TodayU.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after the House passed bipartisan legislation to reform the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and dramatically refocus it back to its "taxpayer first" mission.
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  • Hudson Statement on Tax Day 2018

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on Tax Day.
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  • Hudson Announces Devonwood Lower Dam Grant

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement announcing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released additional federal grants for the State of North Carolina associated with Hurricane Matthew, including $1,072,065.00 in federal funds to Fayetteville for damages to the Devonwood Lower Dam.
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  • Hudson Supports Balanced Budget Amendment

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after the House failed to pass H.J.Res. 2, legislation Rep. Hudson cosponsored proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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  • Hudson Questions Facebook's Zuckerberg on Privacy and Conservative Bias

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing. Rep. Hudson sought answers about what standards Facebook uses to censor content and how they are enforced, constituents' personal privacy concerns, and what the company is doing to protect personal user data – particularly when it comes to the information of those who serve in the Armed Forces.
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  • Hudson Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on Speaker Paul Ryan (WI-01).
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  • Hudson Supports Trump's Sanctions on Putin's Cronies

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a member of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, released the following statement responding to the Trump Administration's actions to impose new sanctions on Russian oligarchs, officials and entities in response to worldwide malign activity. As a Commissioner, Rep. Hudson has consistently and strongly condemned Russian aggression against Ukraine and other neighboring countries.
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  • Hudson Announces 2018 Congressional Art Competition

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after notifying local high schools he is now accepting entries from all interested Eighth District high school students for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition.
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  • Hudson, Tillis Bill Signed Into Law

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) and Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) released the following statements after President Donald Trump signed their bipartisan bill, the Ceiling Fan Energy Conservation Harmonization Act.
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  • March 2018
  • Hudson Hosts Opioid Roundtable in Concord

    On Tuesday, March 27, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a leader in Congress's efforts to combat the opioid crisis, hosted a roundtable discussion at Serenity House in Concord to meet with local leaders, local officials, law enforcement, health care professionals and members of our community fighting addiction and talk about ways to improve public health response efforts.
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  • Hudson Supports Trump's Expulsion of Russian Diplomats, Condemns Russia

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a member of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, released the following statement responding to the Trump Administration's decision to expel Russian diplomats and close a Russian consulate. As a Commissioner, Rep. Hudson has consistently and strongly condemned Russian aggression against Ukraine and other neighboring countries.
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  • Hudson Hosts House VA Committee at Fayetteville Field Hearing

    On Friday, March 23, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), the representative of Fort Bragg, hosted the Committee on Veterans' Affairs to conduct an open oversight field hearing entitled, "Partnering, Payment and Provider Access: VA Community Care in North Carolina."
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  • Hudson Highlights Local Company, Safe Disposal in Fight Against Opioid Crisis

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a leader on the Energy and Commerce Committee, continued his efforts to find legislative solutions that help combat the opioid crisis. During a two-day Health Subcommittee hearing entitled, "Combating the Opioid Crisis: Prevention and Public Health Solutions," Rep. Hudson questioned witnesses, including Dr. John Holaday, Chairman and CEO of DisposeRx, the country's leading site-of-use medication disposal company which is located in Southern Pines, N.C., in Rep. Hudson's district.
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  • Hudson, Tillis Bill Heads to Trump's Desk

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) and Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) released the following statements after Congress passed their bipartisan bill the Ceiling Fan Energy Conservation Harmonization Act:
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  • Hudson Welcomes Trump's Plan to Combat Opioid Crisis

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a leader on the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement on President Donald Trump's plan to combat the opioid crisis.
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  • Hudson Continues Efforts to Improve School Safety

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after the House passed the STOP School Violence Act (H.R. 4909), legislation to improve school safety and prevent violence.
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  • Hudson Statement on Nomination of Mike Pompeo

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a member of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump's nomination of Mike Pompeo to serve as Secretary of State.
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  • Hudson Introduces Bill to Rename Post Office in Honor of Howard Coble

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) introduced legislation with Rep. Mark Walker (NC-06) to rename a United States Postal Service Office in Greensboro, N.C. as the "J. Howard Coble Post Office Building." The post office to be renamed is located at 1585 Yanceyville Street. The introduction of this bill comes before what would have been Howard Coble's 87th birthday on March 18th.
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  • Hudson's Ideas to Safely Dispose of Opioids Gain Support

    As part of his ongoing effort to combat the opioid crisis, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) questioned Susan Gibson, the Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Diversion Control Division at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and spoke of his work to find common sense solutions to safely dispose of unused opioids at yesterday's Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing reviewing eight legislative proposals pertaining to the Controlled Substances Act.
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  • February 2018
  • Hudson, Pittenger Statement on Devonwood Lower Dam Reconstruction

    Today, U.S. Representatives Richard Hudson (NC-08) and Robert Pittenger (NC-09) released the following joint statement on the Devonwood Lower Dam reconstruction in Fayetteville.
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  • Hudson's Bipartisan Bill to Improve Trauma Care with Military Partnerships Passes House

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after the House passed his bipartisan MISSION ZERO Act (H.R. 880) to assist assigning Department of Defense (DoD) trauma surgeons to civilian trauma centers, filling a gap in care observed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
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  • Hudson Statement on the Passing of Billy Graham

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on the passing of Billy Graham.
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  • Hudson Joins Bipartisan Effort to Prevent Opioid Abuse

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) joined Rep. Tim Walberg (MI-07) and Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-12) to introduce the Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act (H.R. 5041), a bipartisan response to the opioid crisis that will help prevent the misuse or diversion of unused medications by equipping hospice professionals with the legal authority to safely dispose of unused drugs after a hospice patient's death.
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  • Hudson Supports POW/MIA Bill

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman, released the following statement after the House passed H.Res. 129, a bill introduced by Rep. Sam Johnson (TX-03), a Vietnam POW and war hero, calling on the Department of Defense, other elements of the Federal Government, and foreign governments to intensify efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all missing and unaccounted-for personnel of the United States.
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  • Hudson Appeared on 60 Minutes

    Yesterday, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) appeared on60 Minutes on CBS News to discuss his bipartisan bill, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 (H.R. 38), which passed the House last December.
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  • Hudson Votes for Long-Term Military Funding

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman and an outspoken advocate for North Carolina's military community, released the following statement after the House passed a spending bill to fully fund our military through fiscal year 2018.
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  • Hudson Statement on Declassified Memo

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after President Donald Trump declassified a memo from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
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  • Hudson Applauds Sec. Mattis' Address to GOP Retreat

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman and an outspoken advocate for North Carolina's military community, released the following statement after Defense Secretary James Mattis addressed the House and Senate Republican conference in West Virginia.
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  • January 2018
  • Hudson Statement on Trump's State of the Union Address

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) issued the following statement in reaction to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address.
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  • Hudson Votes to Reopen Government

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman and an outspoken advocate for North Carolina's military community, released the following statement after the House passed a short-term continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government through February 8, 2018.
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  • Hudson Votes for Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

    U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) voted today for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 4712). The pro-life bill requires that babies who survive an attempted abortion be given the same medical care and protection as any other child. Today's vote took place during the 45th annual March For Life, marking 45 years since Roe v. Wade was decided by the U.S.
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  • Hudson Authors Part of Broadband Infrastructure Plan

    U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after the Energy and Commerce Committee introduced a series of resolutions, including one authored by Rep. Hudson, laying out principles for broadband infrastructure.
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  • Hudson Cosponsors VA Care in the Community Act

    U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Fort Bragg's Congressman and a voice for veterans, released the following statement after cosponsoring the VA Care in the Community Act (H.R. 4242), legislation to improve and expand veteran access to community care.
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  • Hudson Applauds NFL's Investment in Concussion Research

    Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), a leader on the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after the National Football League (NFL) announced it will invest $16.3 million to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) to support traumatic brain injury and concussion research. Last September, Rep. Hudson visited the Carolina Panthers to discuss his efforts to increase collaboration and advance the understanding of concussions, as well as the steps being taken by the Panthers and the NFL to reduce injuries.
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  • Hudson and Scalise Announce Wager on Panthers-Saints Playoff Game

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01) announced the details of a friendly wager over Sunday's NFC Wild Card game between the Carolina Panthers and the New Orleans Saints.
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  • Hudson Applauds Trump Action on Offshore Energy Jobs

    Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), Co-Chairman of the Atlantic Offshore Energy Caucus, issued the following statement applauding President Donald Trump's offshore energy announcement.
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    Washington, DC Office 429 Cannon House Office Building
    Washington, DC 20515
    Phone: (202) 225-3715
    Fax: (202) 225-4036
    Hours: M-F 8:30am-6:00pm
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    Concord Office 325 McGill Avenue, NW
    Suite 500
    Concord, NC 28027
    Phone: (704) 786-1612
    Fax: (704) 782-1004
    Hours: M-F 8:30am-5:30pm
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    Fayetteville Office 225 Green Street, Suite 202
    Fayetteville, NC 28301
    Phone: (910) 997-2070
    Fax: (910) 817-7202
    Hours: M-F 8:30am-5:30pm
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    Pinehurst Office  Sandhills Community College
    Van Dusen Building, Room 114
    3395 Airport Road
    Pinehurst, NC 28374
    (910) 246-5374
    Hours: Tues/Thurs 8:30am-5:30pm
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