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Carter Bills to Combat the Opioid Crisis Signed into Law Today
October 24, 2018
President Donald Trump today signed into law a bipartisan, bicameral package designed to combat the opioid epidemic. Included in the package are three bills introduced by Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) as part of his ongoing efforts to end the epidemic. "I am excited and proud that this package was signed into law today," said Carter. "While working with members on both sides of the aisle to create these solutions to combat this crisis, I learned from constituents, colleagues, and ot... More
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Carter Cosponsors Bill to Build President Trump's Border Wall
October 19, 2018
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after cosponsoring legislation to build President Trump's border wall and combat sanctuary cities, violent illegal aliens and gangs. "I have been to the Southwest border and I have seen the threats we face firsthand. There is much more than just illegal aliens coming across our borders. It is critical to our national security that we secure our border while addressing the threats already in our country like dangerous san... More
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GA Delegation Requests Expedited Emergency Declaration Approval for Counties in Georgia
October 10, 2018
Late yesterday, all sixteen Members of the Georgia Congressional Delegation sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting expedited emergency resources to aid counties in Georgia expected to be impacted by Hurricane Michael. Earlier this morning, Hurricane Michael was upgraded to a Category 4 storm and is expected to bring damaging winds, rain, and flooding throughout the Southeast. Yesterday, based on the latest forecast for Hurricane Michael and acting on a recommendation from Georgia Eme... More
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Carter Joins President Trump as "Gag Clause" Prohibition Becomes Law
October 10, 2018
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) joined President Donald Trump today at the White House as he signed legislation to prohibit "gag clause" provisions into law. Today, President Trump signed two Senate companion bills to Carter's Know the Cost Act. These bills prohibit "gag clause" provisions in Medicare as well as in group or individual health plans. Rep. Carter joins President Trump at the White House for the signing ceremony of legislation to ban "gag clause" provisions Currently, Pha... More
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NFIB Names Carter Guardian of Small Business
October 2, 2018
Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01) received the National Federation of Independent Business’ (NFIB) most prestigious legislative award, the Guardian of Small Business Award, for his strong and consistent support of small business in the 115th Congress. Rep. Carter receives the Guardian of Small Business Award from NFIB “I am honored to receive NFIB’s Guardian of Small Business Award,” said Carter. “As someone who built a small business from the ground up and ran one for more than 30 year... More
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