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  • Carter Announces Critical Federal Port Infrastructure Development Grant for Georgia Ports Authority
    Posted in Press Releases on February 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today announced that he has successfully secured a federal Department of Transportation grant of $34,600,000.00 for the Port of Savannah. The Port Infrastructure Development Grant is critical to straighten and realign Berth 1, one of the oldest areas of the Port, to increase efficiency. The funding will work to modernize the Berths to handle larger ships and is necessary to ensure the Port is able to handle additional cargo. Carter worked with the Depar... Read more

  • Perdue, Loeffler, Carter Applaud President Trump For Commitment To Savannah Harbor Deepening
    Posted in Press Releases on February 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), U.S. Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA-01), and the Georgia Ports Authority today applauded President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021, which includes full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track. The Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget recommends $93.6 million to continue work to deepen the Port of Savannah. This is the fourth year in a row SHEP will receive full federal funding... Read more

  • Carter Supports Resolution Disapproving of the Behavior of Speaker Pelosi
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today voted to bring a resolution to the House floor disapproving of the behavior of Speaker Pelosi during the joint session of Congress held on February 4, 2020, for the State of the Union Address. Immediately following President Trump's remarks, while still presiding over the joint session of Congress, Speaker Pelosi ripped up an official copy of the address. The resolution before the House today would assert that the conduct of Speaker Pelosi was a b... Read more

  • Carter Statement on the State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on February 4, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump's State of the Union Address tonight: "Tonight, President Trump delivered a message of prosperity and optimism. With President Trump at the helm, America is stronger than ever. Unemployment is low and millions of jobs have been created since the president was elected. Wages are increasing and many American families get to keep more of their hard-earned paychecks. These economic su... Read more

  • Carter Urges Army to House Fourth Army Corps Headquarters at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) this week urged the United States Army to choose Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield to be the new home of the Fourth Army Corps Headquarters. The Army recently announced they have shortened their list of possible locations to 31. In a letter to General James C. McConville, Chief of Staff of the Army, Carter wrote, "I wanted to contact you on behalf of the constituents who live with and proudly support our soldiers and their families stationed at Fort Ste... Read more

  • Carter Applauds Signing of USMCA
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today applauded President Donald J. Trump for signing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). "The USMCA is a big win for American workers, farmers and families," said Carter. "I applaud President Trump for signing it today and working so hard to get it across the finish line. The agreement is expected to create 176,000 new jobs, spur $68 billion in economic growth, create a new chapter on digital trade and expand agricultural markets. While ... Read more

  • Carter Statement on House Democrats Transmitting Articles of Impeachment
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement today after House Democrats voted to transmit the articles of impeachment to the Senate after delaying the transmission for nearly a month: "Throughout the entire impeachment process, Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats decried the urgency of impeaching the President of the United States. However, instead of transmitting the articles to the Senate immediately after they voted to impeach the President in the House, Nancy P... Read more

  • Carter Votes Against Democrat's Non-Binding War Powers Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) voted against the House Democrat's non-binding war powers resolution tonight, which attacks the President of the United States days after he strategically ordered a strike to eliminate Iranian terrorist leader Qassem Soleimani. "The President of the United States of America acted decisively and justifiably in eliminating an Iranian terrorist who was responsible for the death of Americans and was planning more attacks," said Carter. "President Trump's de... Read more

  • Carter Statement on the Death of Iranian Terrorist Leader Soleimani
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement today regarding the death of Qasem Soleimani, an Iranian terrorist leader and a head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps: "There is no question about it, Soleimani was a terrorist with American blood on his hands. He was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of American troops and innocent civilians in the region, and was planning to continue his attacks. "While Iran chanted 'Death to America,' previous administrat... Read more

  • Carter Statement on Articles of Impeachment
    Posted in Press Releases on December 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after Democrats introduced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump: "Since day one, Democrats have refused to accept the fact that Donald J. Trump is President of the United States. Washington Democrats have spent years on empty investigations and still have not produced substantial facts that warrant impeachment. However, Speaker Pelosi and her liberal allies have decided to move forward today with ar... Read more

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