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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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Concord symposium champions the many roles of women

 N.C. Secretary of Commerce Sharon Decker had words of affirmation for women business and community leaders during a women’s symposium at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord on Friday. Eighth District U.S. Congressman Richard Hudson and his wife, Renee, hosted the First Annual Women’s Symposium as “an opportunity to bring women together,” he said. His […]

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Rolling back airline passenger fees

I ran for Congress so I could fight for the people of North Carolina’s Eighth District. Like so many of you, I felt like Washington was not listening to us and our government was at a standstill, paralyzed by partisanship and politics. Since my first days as your representative, I have worked hard to find […]

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House passes bill to limit TSA airline security fees

The House on Wednesday passed legislation to limit airline passenger security fees imposed by the Transportation Security Administration. Passed 423-0, the measure would only allow the TSA to charge $5.60 per one-way trip and $11.20 per round trip. Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.), the bill’s sponsor, said it was necessary because the TSA had misinterpreted the […]

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House eyes passport holders linked to ISIS

Lawmakers this week will focus on the threat of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) members using western passports to enter the United States on commercial airline flights. The House Homeland Security Committee will meet on Wednesday to address the terrorism fears in a hearing that is titled “Worldwide Threats to the Homeland.” Lawmakers […]

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