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Carter Statement on Georgia Senate Appointment
December 4, 2019
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.-01) released the following statement after Governor Brian Kemp announced he will appoint Kelly Loeffler to the United States Senate seat being vacated by U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) at the end of the year: "I applaud Governor Kemp for appointing a proven business leader to the United States Senate," said Carter. "As a business owner for several decades, I learned how to balance a budget and create jobs. I also saw firsthand how big government hur... More
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CARTER, CLARK INTRODUCE BABIES ACT, EXPAND ACCESS TO BIRTH CENTERS
November 20, 2019
Today, Representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-1) and Katherine Clark (MA-5) introduced the Birth Access Benefiting Improved Essential Facility Services Act, or BABIES Act, a bill that would expand access to freestanding birth centers for Medicaid recipients. Over half of U.S. counties have no hospital maternity unit, and maternal-child outcomes in the U.S. are among the worst of all developed nations. Freestanding, licensed birth centers can provide high quality care to women and families in... More
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Carter Votes to Ban Buying and Selling Shark Fins
November 20, 2019
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) voted today to ban the buying and selling of shark fins. "I have been a long time supporter of this legislation because it is important for global ocean ecosystems," said Carter. "We have seen a decline in the number of sharks around the world, including off the coast of Georgia. This bill is about protecting the ecosystems in our oceans and ensuring that sharks can continue to play a vital role in them. I'm very glad this legislation was approved by th... More
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Carter: Our Troops Deserve the Security of a Full Funding Bill
November 19, 2019
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today voted against the dangerous short-term, stop-gap spending bill passed in the United States House of Representatives. "We cannot continue this dangerous cycle of putting bandaids on our federal funding," said Carter. "With this vote today, we are simply kicking the can down the road yet again. This time, it's only for a few weeks. "Failing to properly fund the federal government for a full year will take a toll on many, especially our military. Aft... More
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Carter Honors Senator Isakson on House Floor
November 19, 2019
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.-01) honored Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) on the floor of the United States House of Representatives today. Senator Isakson, the senior senator from Georgia, will be retiring from the United States Senate at the end of the year. Click here to view or download Carter's remarks. Click here to view or download Carter's remarks More
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