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U.S. must act decisively to protect textiles industries

For decades, North Carolina’s 8th District thrived as the heart of the textile industry, bringing economic prosperity and reliable jobs to our communities. As evidenced by the closed textile mills and abandoned plants, the textile industry has been diminished by bad trade negotiations and lax enforcement of our trade laws. As your representative, I am […]

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A Choice of Two Futures

A Choice of Two Futures The Hill Editorial by Rep. Richard Hudson Before our very eyes, a generation of Americans is losing faith in the idea that their children can live a better life than they have. According to a USA Today/Gallup poll, just 49 percent of American adults think that today’s youth are likely […]

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Lexington Dispatch: New congressman meets with local farmers

U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson stopped in Linwood on Wednesday afternoon as part of his 8th Congressional District Farm Tour to update local farm bureaus on the Farm Bill as well as get farmers’ feedback on issues important to them, such as immigration reform and the elimination of estate taxes. The freshman Republican congressman from Concord, […]

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Laurinburg Exchange: Farm bill, spending tour topics

District 8 Congressman Richard Hudson has been going up the country this week. As part of a three-day farm tour, Hudson took questions from Scotland County farmers on a range of issues Tuesday morning at Laurinburg’s Hagler Farms. Discussion centered around the upcoming farm bill and federal spending. Recently appointed to the House Committee on […]

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Daily Journal: Hudson proposes elimination of estate tax

U.S. Representative Richard Hudson, from North Carolina’s 8th Congressional, is looking to permanently eliminate the death tax, also known as the inheritance tax or the estate tax, that is imposed on the transfer of taxable estates of a deceased person. Hudson introduced H.R. 483, the Farmers Against Crippling Taxes (FACT) Act, to the Congressional Committee […]

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Salisbury Post: Locals weigh in on gun control debate

Brandon Cupp had five AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifles on his shelves at Cerberus Firearms Wednesday. He doesn’t expect them to last the month. Cupp, owner of the Jake Alexander Boulevard gun store, said he specifically targeted the guns for purchase after a shooting at a Connecticut elementary school last month. Distributors have stopped shipping firearms […]

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National Journal: 4 GOP Freshmen Who Are Already Making Moves

President Obama gave the last press conference of his first term on Monday, setting the stage for a new term that has the potential to look a lot like the old one. Just as it was after the 2010 midterm elections, the president finds himself negotiating with a Republican-held House with a large batch of fresh […]

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