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Source: United States House of Representatives – Representative Ted Budd (R-NC)

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  • Rep. Ted Budd Announces $2.3 Million Rural Broadband Grant
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Transportation & Infrastructure

    Yadkinville, N.C. — Today Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) announced a $2.3 million United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant has been awarded to the state of North Carolina through USDA’s ReConnect program. The funding was awarded to the Yadkin Valley Telephone Membership Corporation, which will use the ReConnect grant to connect over 5,600 people, 67 farms, and 18 businesses to high-speed broadband internet in Davie, Yadkin and Iredell counties. Rep. Budd sent a letter requesting the grant on… Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Secures $2 Million Grant for Davidson County I-85 Corporate Park
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    Davidson County, N.C. — Today, Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) announced that he secured a $1.94 million public works grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) for the Davidson County I-85 Corporate Park, home of EGGER Wood Products. This grant will provide stormwater infrastructure for a new road and detention pond, a pump station to enable development of two additional sites, and a gravity sewer line to accommodate development of additional parcels. Rep. Budd sent a letter to the EDA sup… Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd’s Bill to Rename PTIA Tower After Sen. Kay Hagan Passes Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    Washington, D.C. — Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) released a statement after his bill to rename the air traffic control tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport after the late-Sen. Kay Hagan passed the House. The bill has already passed the Senate and now goes to the President for his signature. The bill was sponsored by Sens. Richard Burr, Thom Tillis, Amy Klobuchar, and Mark Warner; and Reps. David Price, Mark Walker, David Rouzer, George Holding, Greg Murphy, Alma Adams, and G.K. Butterfield. Re… Read more

  • Reps. Budd, Price Introduce Bill to Rename PTIA Tower After Sen. Kay Hagan
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Ted Budd (NC-13) and David Price (NC-04) joined a bipartisan coalition of Senators and House members to introduce a bill to rename the air traffic control tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport after the late-Sen. Kay Hagan. They were joined by Sens. Richard Burr, Thom Tillis, Amy Klobuchar, and Mark Warner; and Reps. Mark Walker, David Rouzer, George Holding, Greg Murphy, Alma Adams, and G.K. Butterfield. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Sen. Hagan was a d… Read more

  • Budd, Burr, & Tillis Secure $25 Million For Lexington Train Station
    Posted in Press Releases on September 10, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    Lexington, N.C. — Today, Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) and Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis announced that they secured a $24.9 million Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant from the Department of Transportation for the City of Lexington. The project funded by the grant is described as follows: “The project constructs a multimodal passenger rail and bus station in Lexington’s Depot District, replaces the 7th Avenue at-grade rail crossing with a grade-separated rail crossin… Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Announces $1.9 million Grant for PTI Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on August 28, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    Greensboro, NC — Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Piedmont Triad International Airport nearly $2 million in grant funding for “noise mitigation measures for residences” near the airport. The grant notice can be viewed HERE. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “I’m happy to announce that folks living around PTI will not have to face the hassle of excessive noise generated by the airport. I thank the DOT for their consideration of this grant. I… Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Introduces Bill To Explore TSA Temperature Checks
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Transportation & Infrastructure

    Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC), Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC), and Rep. John Larson (D-CT) introduced the bipartisan Healthy Skies Act, which would require the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to conduct a pilot program to screen all airline passengers for their temperatures before they proceed through security. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “Reopening America should be the top priority of our government. Making sure air travelers are healthy enough to fly is a common se… Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Secures EPA Cleanup Grant for Salisbury, NC
    Posted in Press Releases on May 6, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy, Transportation & Infrastructure

    Salisbury, N.C. — Today, Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13), along with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, announced that the City of Salisbury, NC would receive a $500,000 Brownfields Cleanup Grant. Rep. Budd and his staff worked with officials in Washington, D.C. to bring the city’s grant application to the attention of decision-makers from the White House and the EPA, and ultimately got the grant across the finish line. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “We are thrilled that… Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Ted Budd Secures FTA Grant for Salisbury
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd (NC-13) announced that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has awarded the City of Salisbury, NC a $480,000 grant to improve the city’s outdated public buses. Rep. Budd secured the funding through the FTA Buses and Bus Facilities Program. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “I’m thrilled that the FTA awarded these funds to Salisbury. This grant will go a long way to improve public safety and allow the city to modernize its fleet of vehicles. … Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Ted Budd Secures a $13.6 million DOT Grant for Mooresville
    Posted in Press Releases on November 6, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd (NC-13) announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded the Town of Mooresville, NC $13.6 million in funding to build three connector roads near I-77, through the economically critical service area, “Silicon Shores.” Rep. Budd secured the funding through the Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grants program. Rep. Budd said in a statement: “I couldn’t be happier that DOT awarded this funding to the Town of … Read more

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