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Carter Leads Bipartisan Effort Urging FDA to Allow for Office-Use Drug Compounding in Pharmacies
May 24, 2017
Today, Representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Georgia) and Chris Stewart (R-Utah) led a bipartisan group of 65 Members of Congress urging the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to rescind their decision that restricts state-licensed pharmacies from compounding prescription drugs for health care providers to use in their offices. Drug compounding is used to prepare personalized prescriptions for patients or for physicians to use for procedures in their offices. Compounding pharmacists can combi... More
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Carter Statement on the President's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
May 23, 2017
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement today on the release of the president's fiscal year 2018 budget request: "It is encouraging to finally have a president that realizes it's past time to cut up the credits cards. This budget proposal creates a framework for a necessary and long overdue discussion about reining in Washington's spending addiction. Our current fiscal trajectory is simply not sustainable and something needs to be done. "At the same time, it's... More
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Georgia Counties Eligible for Drought Disaster Assistance
May 17, 2017
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Georgia counties as primary natural disaster areas due to the current drought. This designation makes farm operators in primary counties and those counties contiguous to such primary counties eligible to be considered for assistance from the Farm Service Agency (FSA), including FSA emergency loans. Counties included under this designation include Berrien, Brantley, Ca... More
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Carter Statement on Passage of the American Health Care Act
May 4, 2017
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement after the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was approved by the United States House of Representatives today: "I am thrilled the American Health Care Act was approved today. For the last seven years, I have watched the health care system that I worked in for more than thirty years crumble under its own weight. Thanks to Obamacare, premiums and health care costs have skyrocketed, choice has been eliminated, and the dire sit... More
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House-Passed Funding Bill Includes Boost for National Security, Georgia Priorities
May 3, 2017
A bipartisan majority in the House advanced a federal funding measure that boosts key priorities for national security and the State of Georgia. Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01), who voted in support of the measure, praised its passage and the positive impact it will have. "The primary responsibility of the federal government is to provide for the safety and security of the American people,” said Carter. "This legislation contains the biggest increase in border security funding in a de... More
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