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Carter Message on Tax Day
April 17, 2018
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following message on Tax Day 2018 - the last time Americans will file taxes under the old, burdensome tax code before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is fully implemented. Click here to view Carter's Tax Day message. Full Transcript: Today is Tax Day. Why am I celebrating Tax Day? Because it’s the last time Americans will file their taxes using the outdated, burdensome, and complicated tax code before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is fully implemente... More
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Carter, Bustos Introduce Legislation to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment
April 12, 2018
Representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) and Cheri Bustos (D-Il.) introduced legislation today to increase access to treatment for those suffering from opioid and other addictions. Currently, federal law prohibits a medical practitioner from dispensing controlled substances through the internet without first evaluating the patient in-person. This legislation, the Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act, instructs the Attorney General to take the necessary steps to allow for... More
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Carter Statement on Speaker Ryan
April 11, 2018
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after Speaker Paul D. Ryan announced his retirement from the United States House of Representatives at the conclusion of the 115th Congress: "I thank Speaker Ryan for his tremendous leadership, commitment to conservative principles, and friendship. When Paul became Speaker he set a bold agenda to better the lives of all Americans and he delivered. Under Paul's leadership, the House has delivered historic victories like t... More
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VIDEO: Rep. Carter Hears the Benefits of Tax Reform for Nine Line Apparel in Savannah
March 29, 2018
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following video today after discussing the benefits of federal tax reform for a local Savannah business, Nine Line Apparel. Click here to view Carter's visit and tax reform discussion at Nine Line Apparel "I recently traveled the district to speak directly with citizens and businesses in the First District about the benefits of tax reform," said Carter. "While at Nine Line Apparel, I learned that because of tax reform and the increased heal... More
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Carter Introduces Legislation to Ensure Patients Have Access to Most Affordable Prescription Options
March 20, 2018
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) introduced bipartisan legislation today to ensure pharmacists are able to advise patients when there may be a better, more affordable out-of-pocket alternative to what is covered by their insurance plan. Currently, Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM) are able to include requirements in contracts that prevent pharmacists from providing advice to their patients on the best and cheapest out-of-pocket alternatives to medications covered under insurance. This is... More
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