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Obama’s dangerous deal with Iran

By Richard Hudson Last weekend, President Obama and the administration reached an agreement with Iran on its nuclear program. While I certainly believe that diplomacy is the preferred method to negotiate with Iran, this deal is shameful. It undermines our diplomatic goal to reach an agreement that permanently halts Iran’s uranium enrichment program. Any deal […]

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Airport security measures demand scrutiny

By Richard Hudson Two weeks ago, a lone gunman opened fire at Los Angeles International Airport, tragically killing one Transportation Security officer and wounding two other officers and a high school teacher. My sincerest condolences go out to the victims and their families. Transportation Security officers take great personal risk every day in order to […]

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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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