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Carter on Guilty Verdicts in Ahmaud Arbery Trial

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Today, a jury in Georgia found Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan Jr. guilty of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA), who represents the district in which the trial was held, commented on the verdict, stating: “The right to a trial by a jury of your peers is fundamental to a free and fair society. Today, justice was served. I thank the jury, ...

Carter introduces Build Better Borders Act

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Today, Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) announced the introduction of the Build Better Borders Act of 2021, a bill that will secure our southern border and ensure no illegal immigrant is given taxpayer dollars for breaking the law. “Drugs and crime are pouring across our southern border. Since Biden took office, illegal border crossings have increased over 200% and there is now enough fentanyl i...

Build Back Broke threatens Americans' livelihoods

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Washington, D.C. – House Democrats today rammed through President Biden’s radical socialist spending spree, capping off a year of historic government waste. U.S. Representative Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) proudly voted no on the so-called Build Back Better agenda. “This bill provides one of the largest SALT tax breaks ever, proving once and for all that the Biden agenda benefits the billionaires...

Carter applauds investment in Georgia’s ports

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WASHINGTON- The White House today announced it is reallocating $8 million for the Georgia Port Authority (GPA) to address congestion at the Port of Savannah. US Representative Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) applauded the move, which will create an inland yard in Atlanta and relieve congestion in Savannah. “This is an important first step towards addressing congestion affecting Savannah,” said Carte...

Carter blasts Democrats’ Build Back Broke Agenda

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WASHINGTON, D.C.- The House today paved the way for Washington Democrats to enact the largest tax and spending spree in our nation’s history. U.S. Representative Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) proudly voted against this reckless legislation. This legislation is nothing more than a bargaining chip in the leftists’ attempt to extort taxpayers for trillions of dollars to fund a socialist wish-list. “T...

Carter, Trahan applaud advancement of bill protecting children’s health

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) and Lori Trahan (D-MA) applauded the Energy and Commerce Committee for advancing a bipartisan bill to protect children suffering from birth defects and other developmental disorders. H.R. 5551, the Improving the Health of Children Act, will reauthorize the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. This life-s...

Carter slams Biden vaccine mandate

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) called on President Joe Biden to abandon his unconstitutional vaccine mandate thrusting private businesses into their employee's private medical decisions. “Not only does this force business owners into the role of vaccine police but it will also exacerbate the labor shortage and supply chain crisis created by President Biden’s f...

Carter leads Republican rebuke of Mexico's energy power grab

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republicans are calling on the Biden Administration to defend American businesses amidst the Mexican government’s efforts to nationalize its energy sector by seizing American-owned assets and cancelling permits in violation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). In a letter to key Biden Administration officials, 40 House Republicans led by Congressman Earl L...

FDA advances Carter-backed effort to make hearing aids more affordable

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced a new proposal aimed at making hearing aid technology more affordable and accessible for millions of Americans. The move comes four years after U.S. Representative Earl L. “Buddy” Carter shepherded legislation through Congress calling on the agency to bring down the cost of hearing aids by making them available over-the-counter. “This is a comm...

Georgia Republicans oppose federal vaccine mandate for schools

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Georgia’s Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives are united in opposition to a federally-imposed vaccine mandate for colleges and schools. In a letter to U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, the delegation made clear that decisions regarding mask adherence and vaccine adoption should be left to patients, families, and their doctors. “The pandemic has upended students’ lives an...

Carter Calls On CDC To Follow Science On Covid-19 Natural Immunity

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US Representative Earl L. “Buddy” Carter, R.P.h., along with 14 other health care providers in Congress sent a letter to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urging the agency to acknowledge natural immunity from COVID-19. "It is important for the CDC to provide accurate information and recognize natural immunity to COVID-19 as a legitimate consideration when deciding whether ...

Carter Continues Fight Against Biden Vaccine Mandate

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U.S. Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter is continuing his fight against President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, warning it could exacerbate workforce shortages at hospitals and nursing homes. In letter to President Biden, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Chiquita Brookes, Carter and more than 40 House Republ...

Congress' Pharmacists Team Up to Fight Federal Vaccine Mandates

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U.S. Representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA) and Diana Harshbarger (R-TN), currently the only two pharmacists serving in Congress, today introduced legislation to block the Biden Administration’s proposed vaccine mandate for private employers. The Blocking Joseph Robinette Biden’s Overreaching Mandates Act would prohibit the federal government from forcing private sector and Federal employee...

Carter, Hagedorn Condemn MLB's Decision To Outsource Jobs To China

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U.S Representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA) and Jim Hagedorn (R-MN) today introduced a resolution disapproving of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) action in closing the Miken Sports plant in Caledonia, Minnesota that will outsource manufacturing jobs to communist China while encouraging MLB to buy American-made products. In July, Rawlings Sporting Goods, owned by the MLB, announced that it woul...

Carter, DEA Raise Alarm About Deadly Counterfeit Pills

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U.S. Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter is urging Georgians to heed a recently issued Public Safety Alert by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) warning about an increase in counterfeit prescriptions in pills containing fentanyl and meth. “We have an epidemic on our hands,” said Carter. “These deadly fake pills are increasingly easy to purchase and widely available online. They’re ...