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Carter Announces Committee and Subcommittee Assignments for 116th Congress
January 18, 2019
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) announced today he will continue to serve on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce in the 116th Congress. The Committee on Energy and Commerce is the oldest standing legislative committee in the U.S. House of Representatives and is vested with the broadest jurisdiction of any congressional authorizing committee. On the committee, Carter will continue to serve on the Health and the Environment and Climate Change Subcommittees. He will also join the ... More
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Carter: Democrats are Holding Disaster Assistance Hostage
January 16, 2019
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) expressed his serious concerns after Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives attached a government funding bill with no additional border security funding to a critical disaster assistance package that was voted on in the House tonight. "This is unbelievable," said Carter. "My colleagues on the other side of the aisle refuse to come to the table and negotiate to end the shutdown. Instead, they attach a government funding bill with absolutely no a... More
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Isakson, Carter Introduce Legislation to Protect Fort Frederica
January 10, 2019
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter, R-Ga.-01, today announced they have reintroduced legislation in both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives to expand and protect Fort Frederica National Monument located on St. Simons Island, Ga. “As one of Georgia’s oldest landmarks and archaeological sites, it’s important that we protect Fort Frederica,” said Isakson. “The area is already a tourist destination, and with Fort Frederica’s expansion, visitor... More
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Carter Refuses Pay During Government Shutdown
January 10, 2019
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) has directed the Chief Administrative Officer of the U.S. House of Representatives to withhold his pay, including the month of January, during the partial government shutdown. "If the hardworking federal employees in the First District of Georgia aren't receiving a paycheck, I won't either," said Carter. "This shutdown is simply unacceptable and it should have never happened in the first place. The number one responsibility of the federal government is ... More
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Carter Sworn in as Congressman for Georgia's First District
January 3, 2019
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) was sworn into the 116th United States Congress today to serve his third term as the United States Representative for Georgia's First Congressional District. "Serving the First District of Georgia has been one of the greatest honors of my life and I am excited to continue this great responsibility in the 116th Congress," Carter said. "While I am proud of the accomplishments and victories delivered over the last two years, there is still a lot of work to... More
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