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Georgia Members Rebuke Ninth Circuit Court’s Decision on Farmers’ Use of Dicamba
June 5, 2020
Reps. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Austin Scott (R-Ga.), Drew Ferguson (R-Ga.), Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.), Rick Allen (R-Ga.) and Jody Hice (R-Ga.) released the following statement after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that it is illegal for farmers to continue to use dicamba herbicides, which are used primarily by cotton and soybean farmers. “Now more than ever when commodity prices are low and markets have been shuttered by COVID-19, our farmers need every tool in the shed to keep our c... More
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Carter Introduces Legislation to Name Post Office for Senator Jack Hill
June 5, 2020
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) and all members of Georgia’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced legislation to name the Post Office Building at 111 James Street in Reidsville, Georgia as the Senator Jack Hill Post Office Building. "For 30 years, Jack served Georgians with immense dedication and kindness," said Carter. "He was a brilliant servant of the people and he fought for his constituents and his community each and every day. Naming a post office in J... More
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Carter Joins Lawsuit Against Democrat's Proxy Voting Scheme
May 27, 2020
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) has joined a lawsuit in D.C. Federal District Court challenging the constitutionality of the House Democrat's plan to vote by proxy in the United States House of Representatives. "Members of Congress are trusted with the great responsibility of being the voice of a district in Washington," said Carter. "It is impossible to be that voice if you're not there or if you authorize someone else to speak for you. Proxy voting not only ignores the job we were e... More
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Carter Named Taxpayer Super Hero by Citizens Against Government Waste
May 22, 2020
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) was named a Taxpayer Super Hero today by the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste for his record of voting to cut wasteful spending and defending the interests of taxpayers. "There is no question about it, Washington has a spending problem," said Carter. "But it's past time to cut up the credit cards. Even during this unprecedented time, we must make sure each and every taxpayer dollar is spent carefully. I'm proud to be named a Taxpayer Super ... More
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CARTER, SCOTT INTRODUCE PROPOSAL TO ENCOURAGE AMERICA'S PHARMACEUTICAL INDEPENDENCE
May 21, 2020
U.S. Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.-01) and U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-Sc.) introduced a proposal today to make the U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain less dependent on foreign countries such as China. According to the Food and Drug Administration, approximately 72 percent of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) used in the U.S. drug supply are manufactured in more than 150 countries, with 13 percent coming from China alone. The Manufacturing API, Drugs, and Excipients (MADE) in Am... More
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