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Carter Votes to Extend National Flood Insurance Program
July 26, 2018
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) yesterday voted to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through the end of the Atlantic hurricane season. "As we enter hurricane season, the need to extend the program is urgent for the First District," said Carter. "While I am very glad the program has been extended, we now need to work on real reforms to improve it. We must work to give the program more financial stability, increase competition with the private sector, and give localitie... More
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Carter Introduces Legislation to Ensure Fair Benefits for Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Employees
July 25, 2018
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) introduced legislation yesterday to ensure United States Capitol Police (USCP) officers who have transferred their service to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) are able to access the benefits they have earned. Currently, USCP officers are not eligible for enhanced retirement benefits upon transfer to a FLETC facility without a break in coverage. This is based off a precedent set by a court case which overturned the policy of enhanced c... More
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Carter Announces Savannah Airport Improvement Grant
July 20, 2018
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today announced that the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport has received a federal Airport Improvement Program grant in the amount of $4,086,265. These funds will be applied to the airport's $13 million Federal Inspection Station project which is currently underway. When complete, this project will provide state of the art facilities for Customs and Border Protection to clear international arrivals at the airport. "I am thrilled to announce this... More
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Carter Votes to Support ICE, Law Enforcement at the Border
July 18, 2018
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) voted today to support the efforts of law enforcement at our nation's borders. The resolution, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives, denounces the abolishment of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and supports the law enforcement and military personnel that work to provide security at the border. "I am proud to support the brave men and women who risk their lives to protect our nation and enforce our laws," said Carter. "ICE and ot... More
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Carter Introduces Legislation to Prevent Fraudulent Use of Social Security Numbers by Illegal Immigrants
July 11, 2018
Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) introduced legislation today to prevent fraudulent use of Social Security numbers by illegal immigrants. During an audit of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Treasury Department's Inspector General found that over 1.4 million illegal immigrants could be working and operating fraudulently under the Social Security numbers of legal citizens. However, the IRS has refused to take action claiming they can't tell the difference between fraud or a mismat... More
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