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  • Rowan county congressman visit Emergency Operations Center, Landis

    As bright skies and warm temperatures evaporated lingering puddles on Tuesday, Rowan County’s two congressmen took time to learn how locals fared during the weekend storm. Reps. Richard Hudson, R-8, and Ted Budd, R-13, were briefed on county impacts by Chief of Emergency Services Chris Soliz. Across the county, 264 storm-related phone calls have been recorded since the weather began late Friday. Most of these have addressed down power lines, […]

  • Hudson Files for Re-election

    RALEIGH – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08), one of the most conservative members of Congress, today officially submitted his paperwork to run for re-election. “I’m running for re-election to continue to be a conservative, common sense voice for the people of North Carolina’s 8th District,” said Hudson. Hudson continued, “Now more than ever, we need conservative leaders who will stand up to the Washington elites and fight for what we […]

  • FALSE: Pelosi’s claim the House GOP is ‘inviting’ violent criminals to carry concealed weapons

    The Pinocchio Test Pelosi’s tweet focuses on a possible loophole in the law and then uses inflammatory language such as “inviting.” But the reality is that most states already allow for reciprocity agreements with other states. Federal law also already prohibits violent criminals, abusers and stalkers from having guns; the issue is that some states already have tougher laws than at the federal level that could be overridden by permits […]

  • Hudson Has Record-Breaking Second Quarter Fundraising

    CONCORD – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) today announced that his re-election campaign raised nearly $310,000 in the second quarter of 2017 with the vast majority of those donations coming from individuals in North Carolina. This is the second quarter in a row that he has raised over $300,000, bringing his total raised so far this cycle to $658,435.27. Hudson’s campaign has raised more money from North Carolina donors in […]

  • N.C. Rep. Richard Hudson To Receive NAEMT’s 2017 EMS Legislator of the Year Award

    NAEMT will present Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) with the 2017 EMS Legislator of the Year Award on April 25 during EMS On The Hill Day, the largest national advocacy event for emergency medical services (EMS) professionals. This prestigious award recognizes a member of Congress who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to, and support of, high quality prehospital and emergency medical care, as well as the EMS professionals who dutifully serve our […]

  • An Update On National Reciprocity

    Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., joined NRATV’s Grant Stinchfield Wednesday to give an update on the push for national reciprocity: “We have 129 co-sponsors, including three Democrats. So, I feel like we’re moving along very well with it,” he said. Hudson introduced the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 on Congress’ first day in session for 2017. The bill, also known as H.R. 38, would eliminate the disorder of state carry […]

  • National concealed reciprocity bill picks up 150th co-sponsor in House

    Filed just over a month ago, legislation to treat concealed carry permits like drivers’ licenses nationwide is gaining steam in Congress but picking up opponents. Introduced by U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-NC, and 63 co-sponsors on the first day of session in the new House, Indiana Republican Trey Hollingsworth became the 150th lawmaker to lend his name to the measure last week. Hudson has taken to the airwaves repeatedly in […]

  • Rep. Richard Hudson: “We’re Going to Repeal Obamacare”

    “There’s no disagreement among Republicans that we’re going to repeal Obamacare.” Those are the words of Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC 08) in an exclusive appearance on the “What Matters in North Carolina” podcast on January 5, 2016. During the interview, Hudson affirmed that the mood among his colleagues is in fact that repealing the monstrosity officially known as the Affordable Care Act is a priority. Hudson continued, Of course saying […]

  • Hudson “Wholeheartedly” Endorsed by Lt. Gen. Boykin

    CONCORD, N.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) was endorsed by Lieutenant General William G. “Jerry” Boykin. Lt. Gen. Boykin was one of the elite warriors chosen in 1978 to make up the first unit in America’s clandestine Delta Force. He then became commander of the unit, and later, commander of all U.S. Army Special Forces. His thirty-six years in the military included a tour at the Central Intelligence […]

  • Moore Pilot: Richard Hudson for U.S. House

    “I’m comfortable in my own skin,” he says. “I’m not afraid to have a discussion with someone who has a different view.” He supports bipartisan legislation related to identifying new jobs needed in the energy sector; putting more money into “21st century cures” for disease research; and reforming mental health. And unlike Ellmers, who only ever advocated repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Hudson at least supports an alternative. Hudson […]