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  • Carter Statement on Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" (GA-01) released the following statement on Syria: "Last night President Trump and the United States of America made clear that our resolve will not be tested and the Assad regime's slaughter of innocent people, including women and children, will no longer be tolerated. I strongly support the tactical strikes as passiveness in Syria has only worked to exacerbate the situation. While military action should never be taken lightly, the barbaric regime must be held accoun... Read more

  • Carter Statement on Senate Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement after the United States Senate approved the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court: "I applaud the efforts of my colleagues in the Senate to confirm Judge Gorsuch today. When America lost Justice Antonin Scalia, our nation's top court lost a fair judge and an ardent defender of the Constitution. Throughout Judge Gorsuch's career and confirmation process, he has proven that he shares these convictions and will ca... Read more

  • Carter Statement on the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement about the American Health Care Act today: "I have been a strong supporter of the American Health Care Act because Americans cannot continue living with the Obamacare train wreck. Since it was signed into law, I have watched Obamacare crush the health care system that I worked in for more than thirty years. Thanks to this failed experiment, premiums and health care costs have skyrocketed, choice has been eliminated, and t... Read more

  • Carter Introduces Resolution to Celebrate the Girl Scouts
    Posted in Press Releases on March 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    During the 105th birthday celebration of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America and the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scout cookie program, Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) introduced a resolution today celebrating these milestones and the opportunities the program provides for girls and women across the nation. "Since the founding of the Girl Scouts in Savannah, Georgia, on March 12, 1912, the program has been a special part of the lives of more than 60 million women and girl... Read more

  • Carter Introduces Legislation to Ensure Access to Quality Dental and Optometric Care
    Posted in Press Releases on March 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01) introduced the Dentists and Optometric Care Access (DOC Access) Act today to provide fairness in contracts between doctors and dental and vision insurers to increase the quality of care for patients and eliminate anti-competitive practices. Current mandates in insurance provider agreements require doctors to charge patients unpredictable and unusual rates for services that are not covered under their vision or dental plans. The practice is especially tr... Read more

  • Carter Statement on President Trump’s Budget Blueprint
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01) released the following statement on President Trump’s budget blueprint: “The number one responsibility of the federal government is to provide for the common defense. As the proud representative of four military installations in the First District of Georgia, it is encouraging to see that we finally have a president that sets our national security and our military as a priority. “The blueprint introduced today is a good starting point. Now, I’m ready to... Read more

  • Carter Statement on CBO Score of the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their score of the American Health Care Act (AHCA): “One of the many reasons Obamacare failed is that it focused on forcing Americans into coverage they did not want and could not afford. Our plan instead is designed to empower Americans to access quality, affordable, and patient-centered health care and the CBO report released today confirms it will deliver this relie... Read more

  • Carter Praises Committee Approval of Obamacare Repeal and Replace Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01), a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, released the following statement today after legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare was approved by the Committee: “Approval of this legislation in the Committee today is a big win in the fight to repeal Obamacare and replace it with a patient-centered health care system with the choice and control needed to empower patients. The health care system I worked in for more than thirty years is be... Read more

  • Carter Introduces Legislation Targeting Criminal Illegal Aliens
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) introduced legislation today to strengthen immigration enforcement by targeting criminal illegal aliens in law enforcement custody. The Assuring Law Enforcement Requests are Timely Evaluated by DHS (ALERTED) Act requires U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to promptly respond to local law enforcement official's inquiry about suspected illegal aliens in their custody for a violation of any law. Current law only guarantees a response from ICE w... Read more

  • Carter Statement on the Joint Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump's Joint Address to Congress: "It is refreshing and exciting that President Trump's speech tonight was a call to unite the country around a strategy for a stronger, brighter future for our nation. For too long, Americans heard out of touch partisan politics and false promises resulting in no concrete solutions to the issues facing our nation. Since he was sworn in, President Trump ... Read more