May 19, 2022/Media, Press

Ted Budd Sides with Big Oil Over North Carolinians

As North Carolinians face high gas prices due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and COVID-19 supply chain disruptions, U.S. Senate Candidate Ted Budd voted against a bill that would hold big oil companies accountable for price gouging and lower costs for North Carolinians. 

“Today’s vote on gas price gouging is yet another example of Ted Budd pointing fingers and doing nothing to solve the problem,” said NCDP spokesperson Kate Frauenfelder. “Whether it’s lowering the cost of gas, prescription drugs, infant formula, health care premiums, or child care – one thing remains the same: Ted Budd will always put the interests of wealthy corporations ahead of our state’s working families.”

Ted Budd is wrong for North Carolina: