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  • Carter Statement on Impeachment
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement on the impeachment proceedings in the U.S. House of Representatives: "In 2017, Democrats in Congress objected to more state electoral certifications than Republicans did last week. Since then, they have been pushing their divisive impeachment narrative and already put the country through one impeachment. It is no surprise they will continue through the President's last day in office. If Washington Democrats were truly in... Read more

  • President Trump Signs Carter Legislation to Name Post Office for Senator Jack Hill into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2021 | Preview rr

    President Donald J. Trump has signed into law legislation introduced by Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) to name the Post Office Building at 111 James Street in Reidsville, Georgia as the Senator Jack Hill Post Office Building. “For five years it was my honor to sit next to Jack Hill in the Georgia State Senate. He was a close friend and mentor to me and I miss him very much, just as I know many other Georgians do, as well,” said Carter. "The Senator Jack Hill Post Office Building will... Read more

  • Carter Introduces the Fair Tax Act
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) has introduced H.R. 25, the Fair Tax Act, to replace the current tax code with a national consumption tax known as the Fair Tax. "My first act as a member of Congress was co-sponsoring the Fair Tax," said Carter. "Following the retirement of my friend and fellow Georgian former Representative Rob Woodall, I knew someone needed to carry on this fight, and I am thrilled to do it. As a small business owner for more than 30 years and a taxpayer, I understan... Read more

  • President Trump Signs Carter Bill to Prevent Scams During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2021 | Preview rr

    Legislation introduced by Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) to prevent scams during the COVID-19 pandemic is now law. President Donald J. Trump today signed Carter's Combating Pandemic Scams Act. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in numerous scams across the country. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have been working together to stop fraud like companies making false claims about COVID-19 treatments and vaccines or scammers securing fin... Read more

  • Carter, Bishop, Fleischmann Encourage LG Chem and SK Innovation to Seek Resolution to Electric Vehicle Battery Trade Dispute
    Posted in Press Releases on December 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.), along with Representatives Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.) and Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tn.) are encouraging LG Chem and SK Innovation to "find a workable, amicable and accountable resolution" to their electric vehicle battery trade dispute. A letter was sent in light of the U.S. ITC having determined today to extend the target date for completion of the investigation to February 10, 2021. The letter notes that through their considerable foreign direct investmen... Read more

  • Carter Applauds Unanimous Supreme Court Decision in Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association
    Posted in Press Releases on December 10, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today applauded the unanimous Supreme Court decision in Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association. Arkansas law, Act 900, required pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to raise reimbursement rates for drugs if they are below the pharmacy’s wholesale acquisition costs. The PBMs argued that federal law supersedes the state law and it was invalid under ERISA. Today, the Supreme Court ruled to uphold the state law and allow states to regulate pharm... Read more

  • Carter Files Amicus Brief with Concerns About 2020 Election
    Posted in Press Releases on December 10, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of the Texas v. Pennsylvania, et al. case. Recently, the Texas Attorney General filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court to invalidate the presidential elections in four states, arguing that those states used the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to unlawfully change election laws and weaken the integrity of the election. The amicus brief signed by 106 Members of Congress ensures the Supreme Cour... Read more

  • Carter Applauds Air Force Decision to Replace C-130 Aircrafts at the 165th Airlift Wing in Savannah
    Posted in Press Releases on November 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    Following requests from Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.), the United States Air Force announced today they will replace aging C-130H aircraft at the 165th Airlift Wing in Savannah with newer C-130J models. "This is great news," said Carter. "This decision will ensure longevity for the mission in Savannah and assist them in their role as the region’s pre-eminent airlift wing. Whether it’s supporting combatant commanders in the field or assisting in disaster relief, the 165th Airlift Win... Read more

  • Carter, Dingell Honor Rosalynn Smith Carter’s 50 Years of Mental Health Advocacy
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Cater (R-GA) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced a bipartisan resolution to recognize Rosalynn Smith Carter’s 50 year legacy in mental health advocacy. Recently in September, Senator David Perdue (R-GA) introduced the Senate companion to this resolution. “Since her time in the White House, Former First Lady Rosalynn Smith Carter has dedicated her life to helping others,” Carter said. “Certainly one of her most admirable missions has been her work... Read more

  • Carter, Blunt Rochester Introduce Legislation to Create Essential Medicines Strategic Stockpile
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    Representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-De.) today introduced legislation to establish an essential medicines strategic stockpile. "At the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, we quickly realized how reliant our medical supply chain is on foreign countries like China and India," said Carter. "This reliance creates both public health and security risks for the American people. For example, as the COVID-19 virus spread around the world earlier this year, India ... Read more

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