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PASSED: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
November 16, 2017
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) voted today for the largest overhaul of the American tax code in more than thirty years. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed the House today with Carter's support, cuts taxes, creates jobs and works to stimulate our economy. In Georgia, it has been estimated this legislation will lead to the creation of 29,521 jobs in our state and raise after-tax income for middle class families in Georgia by $2,355. "I am thrilled this legislation passed the House... More
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Carter Introduces Legislation to Protect Veterans from Federal Military Service Deposit Errors
November 16, 2017
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) introduced legislation today to protect American veterans from military service deposit errors made by federal agencies. The Correcting Miscalculations in Veterans' Pensions Act authorizes federal agencies that make a mistake in calculating military service deposits and pensions to pay the incorrectly accrued interest on behalf of veteran employees. "I introduced this legislation because I have heard from veterans faced with this unacceptable problem," ... More
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Carter Votes to Reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program
November 14, 2017
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) voted today to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years. "Having the honor of representing the entire coast of Georgia, I know firsthand how important this program is for many families," said Carter. "Especially with the devastating hurricanes that have impacted our area recently, the NFIP is more important than ever. I am glad this legislation not only reauthorizes the program, but also includes important reforms to help p... More
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House Passes Defense Measure Providing Critical A-10 Funding
November 14, 2017
The United States House of Representatives today approved a defense agreement between the House and the United States Senate which includes $103 million for A-10 Thunderbolt wing upgrades. Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.), who represents Moody Air Force Base in Congress, has been a leader in the fight to protect the A-10. "I am thrilled this support for the A-10 remained in the Conference Report," said Carter. "This legislation ensures the Warthog has the funding it needs to continue f... More
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House Passes Defense Measure Advancing Ohio-class Replacement Program
November 14, 2017
The United States House of Representatives passed a measure today advancing a program vital to the future of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay which authorizes continued construction on the next generation of submarines. Additionally, the Conference Report to Accompany the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 expands the Navy's use of the National Sea-Based Deterrence Fund to drive down costs for the Columbia-class submarine program. Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-G... More
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