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House Unanimously Approves Carter Bill to Improve and Increase Access to Telemedicine for Veterans
September 23, 2020
The U.S. House of Representatives today approved legislation introduced by Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) to improve and increase access to telemedicine for veterans. The VA Mission Act, signed into law in June 2018, reformed a wide range of veteran health care issues, but the telemedicine portion of the law includes an error that prohibits trainees from using the telemedicine system. These trainees are typically interns, residents, fellows, or graduate students who are working with ... More
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House Unanimously Approves Carter Bill to Expand and Establish State Strategic Stockpiles
September 23, 2020
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved legislation introduced by Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) to establish and expand state strategic stockpiles to prepare for future events like the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation establishes a pilot program to award dollar-for-dollar federal matching grants to states to expand or maintain a strategic stockpile of commercially available drugs, medical equipment, personal protective equipment, and other medical products deemed es... More
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Carter Announces Federal Health Center Improvement Grants for the First District
August 28, 2020
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today announced federal grants for health centers in the First District from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The health centers will use these funds to further strengthen quality improvement activities and expand quality primary health care service delivery. "As we continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critically important to ensure the health centers in the First District are able to deliver the best care possi... More
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Carter Signs Police Pledge
August 28, 2020
Recently, Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) signed the newly launched Police Pledge. Rep. Carter signs the Police Pledge The pledge calls on Americans to “stand with America’s Police and pledge to oppose any bill, resolution, or movement to ‘Defund the Police.’” "Defunding the police is one of the most insane ideas I've ever heard," said Carter. "As we see waves of violence and chaos in cities across the country, it's more important than ever to defend, not defund, the police. In the Fi... More
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Carter: this is a fabricated crisis
August 22, 2020
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement today following the House vote on H.R. 8015, partisan legislation related to the Post Office. "This is a fabricated crisis created by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic party. Instead of coming to the negotiating table to create a real compromise on relief for Americans who have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, Democrats are spreading misinformation and fear about the post office. To be clear, the post office is ... More
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