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Carter Announces Critical Federal Port Infrastructure Development Grant for Georgia Ports Authority
February 11, 2020
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today announced that he has successfully secured a federal Department of Transportation grant of $34,600,000.00 for the Port of Savannah. The Port Infrastructure Development Grant is critical to straighten and realign Berth 1, one of the oldest areas of the Port, to increase efficiency. The funding will work to modernize the Berths to handle larger ships and is necessary to ensure the Port is able to handle additional cargo. Carter worked with the Depar... More
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Perdue, Loeffler, Carter Applaud President Trump For Commitment To Savannah Harbor Deepening
February 10, 2020
U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), U.S. Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA-01), and the Georgia Ports Authority today applauded President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021, which includes full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track. The Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget recommends $93.6 million to continue work to deepen the Port of Savannah. This is the fourth year in a row SHEP will receive full federal funding... More
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Carter Supports Resolution Disapproving of the Behavior of Speaker Pelosi
February 6, 2020
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today voted to bring a resolution to the House floor disapproving of the behavior of Speaker Pelosi during the joint session of Congress held on February 4, 2020, for the State of the Union Address. Immediately following President Trump's remarks, while still presiding over the joint session of Congress, Speaker Pelosi ripped up an official copy of the address. The resolution before the House today would assert that the conduct of Speaker Pelosi was a b... More
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Carter Statement on the State of the Union Address
February 4, 2020
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump's State of the Union Address tonight: "Tonight, President Trump delivered a message of prosperity and optimism. With President Trump at the helm, America is stronger than ever. Unemployment is low and millions of jobs have been created since the president was elected. Wages are increasing and many American families get to keep more of their hard-earned paychecks. These economic su... More
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Carter Urges Army to House Fourth Army Corps Headquarters at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield
January 31, 2020
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) this week urged the United States Army to choose Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield to be the new home of the Fourth Army Corps Headquarters. The Army recently announced they have shortened their list of possible locations to 31. In a letter to General James C. McConville, Chief of Staff of the Army, Carter wrote, "I wanted to contact you on behalf of the constituents who live with and proudly support our soldiers and their families stationed at Fort Ste... More
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