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Exit 49 stakeholders warn about gridlock

Exit 49 stakeholders continued their push for road and infrastructure improvements Monday, meeting with a U.S. congressman and warning that traffic gridlock could choke off the area’s economic success. Representatives from the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Great Wolf Lodge, Embassy Suites Resort and Concord Mills Mall met with local leaders and 8th District U.S. Rep. Richard […]

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It’s time to defund, repeal, replace Obamacare

Anniversaries are usually supposed to be a cause for celebration. Unfortunately, this past week’s anniversary was more like a bad rendition of Groundhog Day than it was an excuse for balloons and streamers. Sunday, March 23, marked the four-year anniversary of President Obama signing the Affordable Care Act into law. Although Nancy Pelosi was comfortable […]

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What did she say?

What did former IRS chief Lois Lerner say when asked to testify last week? Nothing. That’s right. Not a word after she stated she would exercise her 5th Amendment right. Lerner appeared before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and for the second time, she gave a statement and then refused to answer […]

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Obama’s foreign policy failings put America at risk

Winston Churchill once said, “Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth lasts for a thousand years, men will still say, ‘This was their finest hour!’” Churchill delivered these remarks at a time of great uncertainty and apparent danger to the United States, […]

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GOP fighting Obama’s abuse of power

When I was elected to be your representative, I knew it would be a difficult task to protect our community from the damaging effects of Washington’s massive and growing bureaucracy. The administration has certainly not made this task easy as we’ve learned of numerous scandals, abuses and cover-ups. From the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting […]

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Hudson talks unemployment benefits, minimum wage, jobs

U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson said he is standing on his original campaign goal of being a congressman who reaches across the aisle while continuing to stand on his own principles. Hudson, R-8th District, filed to retain his seat last week. Looking to pursue a second term in office, Hudson visited the Salisbury Post on Thursday […]

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Job-creating businesses choked by regulation

Job-creating businesses choked by regulation

I’ve had a great week touring local businesses and meeting with community leaders and constituents. I live here and commute to Washington because I understand how important it is to be connected to our community. I even had the chance to stop by the grand opening of Concord’s Sea Life Aquarium, an attraction that has […]

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