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Carter pens letter calling for Taiwan to join the WHO

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) led a letter, signed by 15 Members of the GOP Doctors Caucus, to World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today advocating for Taiwan’s inclusion in the organization. The WHO’s continued exclusion of Taiwan is a kowtow to the Chinese Communist Party, who refuse to acknowledge Taiwan as the independent nation t...

Carter applauds new Hyundai electric vehicle plant in Bryan County

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SAVANNAH – Hyundai Motor Group announced today that Bryan County will host its newest electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing plant, which will create 8,100 jobs. This $5.54 billion investment is one of the largest in the state’s history, comprising over 2,000 acres of land. Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter attended the announcement ceremony, calling it a huge step forward for American manufacturing: “I am...

Carter secures funding for water infrastructure projects in Georgia’s First District

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee this week introduced H.R. 7776, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which includes funding for three local water infrastructure projects sponsored by Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA). The projects include wins for the Tybee Island Beach Nourishment Project, the Brunswick Harbor Modification Project, and the Savannah Harbo...

Carter, Warnock lead letter calling for Savannah CRTC to remain open

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter to Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall, Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) and Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) called for a meeting between Southeast Georgia constituents and Air Force and Air National Guard leadership to discuss the devastating impacts of the Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center’s (CRTC) proposed closure. The CRTC, which will host a ribbon-cutting ce...

Carter calls for increased domestic manufacturing in light of medical dye shortage

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Due to COVID-19 related factory shutdowns in China, U.S. hospitals are forced to ration the dye used in medical scans, leading to canceled appointments and incomplete imaging. Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA), House Republican conferee to the China legislation conference committee, says regaining America’s pharmaceutical independence must be a pillar of the U.S.’s China policy...

Carter leads bill to combat inflation, pay federal debt

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Inflation, fueled by runaway government spending, is at 8.5%, a forty-year high. At the same time, the federal debt has surpassed $30 trillion. To combat these crises, Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today introduced the Paying America’s Inflationary Debt (PAID) Act, a bill that will take the over $100 billion in unspent American Rescue Plan dollars and use them to pay down o...

Carter recognizes National Fentanyl Awareness Day

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today is the first annual National Fentanyl Awareness Day. Rep Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA), a pharmacist by trade, is educating families about the dangers of this lethal drug. “Fentanyl overdoses are at an all-time high. This drug, often disguised as a simple painkiller, is ravaging our communities,” said Carter. “As a pharmacist, I am calling on the public to never take a pil...

Carter sits down with Veterans groups to discuss support for burn pit legislation

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SAVANNAH – Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today announced his support for H.R. 6659, the Health Care for Burn Pits Veterans Act, recently introduced by Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL). He was joined by veteran’s groups in Georgia’s First Congressional District who support the bill, which will expand eligibility for VA care to post-9/11 combat veterans who were exposed to burn pits and other toxins durin...

Carter leads bills to lower drug costs in E&C FDA Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Energy and Commerce Committee unveiled its bipartisan package to reauthorize the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) User Fee Agreements. The package, introduced by Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), includes four provisions led by Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) that would lower drug costs, m...

WATCH: Carter defends Title 42 amidst Biden’s Border Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today on the House Floor, Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) called for immediate consideration of H.R. 471, a bill that would block the Biden Administration’s planned revocation of Title 42: “It is no coincidence, Mr. Speaker, that a 480% spike in border encounters, combined with a 68% drop in deportations, has led to the most deadly year on record for opioid overdoses. “This A...