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Area congressman may have central oversight role on Ebola

As Congress gears up for ways to keep the threat from Ebola in check across the country, a representative with ties to the area probably will have a central role in the effort. U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-8th, is seeking information and making recommendations about Ebola and commercial passenger flights through his role as chairman […]

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8th Congressional District candidates agree jobs the top issue

Candidates seeking the 8th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives agree on the top issue in the election but differ in their approach to it. Rep. Richard Hudson, a Republican seeking his second term in Congress, and Democratic challenger Antonio Blue say jobs is the top issue. “There’s still a lot of people […]

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No reason to panic, must stay alert

In the last few weeks, the tragic Ebola epidemic in West Africa has hit home as we’ve witnessed the first death and transmissions in America. Additionally, news that the second health care worker to contract the disease was able to board a commercial airplane while being monitored for signs of infection is deeply troubling. I […]

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Hudson highlights family during visit

 U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, whose congressional district includes most of Robeson County, pledged Tuesday that he will do everything he can to ensure that federal resources are made available to support local foster care, adoption, and family services and treatment programs that are working to protect children from abuse or neglect. Hudson met with foster […]

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387 House-passed bills remain sitting idle on Harry Reid’s desk

I don’t think I need to tell you that we face a lot of challenges as a nation right now. At home, wages remain stagnant while the cost of living continues to rise, leaving our families struggling to make ends meet. Abroad, we see a world descending into chaos and violence as a direct result […]

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You put me here to serve you

It is truly an honor to serve you in the U.S. House of Representatives. You all sent me to Washington to be principled conservative who is willing to work across the aisle and fight for you and your priorities. I’ve worked hard not only to hopefully exceed your expectation, but also to make myself as […]

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Answers lie in less, not more government

Last week, my wife, Renee, and I hosted a Women’s Symposium to highlight the tremendously positive impact women have on our economy and our communities and unite local leaders to discuss ideas that advance opportunities and return decision-making power back to our families and away from Washington. I don’t think I need to tell you […]

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