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  • Carter Message on Tax Day
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following message on Tax Day 2018 - the last time Americans will file taxes under the old, burdensome tax code before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is fully implemented. Click here to view Carter's Tax Day message. Full Transcript: Today is Tax Day. Why am I celebrating Tax Day? Because it’s the last time Americans will file their taxes using the outdated, burdensome, and complicated tax code before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is fully implemente... Read more

  • Carter, Bustos Introduce Legislation to Increase Access to Opioid Addiction Treatment
    Posted in Press Releases on April 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) and Cheri Bustos (D-Il.) introduced legislation today to increase access to treatment for those suffering from opioid and other addictions. Currently, federal law prohibits a medical practitioner from dispensing controlled substances through the internet without first evaluating the patient in-person. This legislation, the Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act, instructs the Attorney General to take the necessary steps to allow for... Read more

  • Carter Statement on Speaker Ryan
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after Speaker Paul D. Ryan announced his retirement from the United States House of Representatives at the conclusion of the 115th Congress: "I thank Speaker Ryan for his tremendous leadership, commitment to conservative principles, and friendship. When Paul became Speaker he set a bold agenda to better the lives of all Americans and he delivered. Under Paul's leadership, the House has delivered historic victories like t... Read more

  • VIDEO: Rep. Carter Hears the Benefits of Tax Reform for Nine Line Apparel in Savannah
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following video today after discussing the benefits of federal tax reform for a local Savannah business, Nine Line Apparel. Click here to view Carter's visit and tax reform discussion at Nine Line Apparel "I recently traveled the district to speak directly with citizens and businesses in the First District about the benefits of tax reform," said Carter. "While at Nine Line Apparel, I learned that because of tax reform and the increased heal... Read more

  • Carter Introduces Legislation to Ensure Patients Have Access to Most Affordable Prescription Options
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) introduced bipartisan legislation today to ensure pharmacists are able to advise patients when there may be a better, more affordable out-of-pocket alternative to what is covered by their insurance plan. Currently, Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM) are able to include requirements in contracts that prevent pharmacists from providing advice to their patients on the best and cheapest out-of-pocket alternatives to medications covered under insurance. This is... Read more

  • Carter Introduces Resolution to Celebrate the Girl Scouts
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) introduced a resolution today in recognition of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America's 106th birthday. The resolution celebrates the opportunities the program provides for girls and women across the nation. "Since the founding of the Girl Scouts in Savannah, Georgia, on March 12, 1912, the program has built courage, confidence, and character in girls and women across the nation," said Carter. "Alumnae of the program have blazed trails for wom... Read more

  • ICYMI: Corps of Engineers completes deepening of Savannah harbor’s entrance channel
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    In case you missed it - Corps of Engineers completes deepening of Savannah harbor’s entrance channel SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, today marked the end of deepening of the outer Savannah harbor. Only final touches remain in this $134 million project to deepen the entrance channel of the harbor and extend it an additional 7 miles into the Atlantic Ocean. “The completion of entrance channel dredging is perhaps the most significant milestone to date for the Sa... Read more

  • Carter Talks Tax Reform at Lee Container
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) met with employees at Lee Container in Homerville this week to discuss the benefits of tax reform for businesses in the First District of Georgia. Rep. Carter discussing tax reform with the president of Lee Container,Robert Varnedoe Speaking during the visit about the new federal tax law that was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump, Carter said, "the proof is in the pudding. If you look at the figures that recently came out, the ta... Read more

  • Isakson, Perdue, Carter to Administration: Fulfill Commitment to Longstanding Savannah Harbor Expansion Project
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter, R-Ga.-01, today called on the Trump administration to immediately fulfill the longstanding commitment to sufficiently fund the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project after the president’s fiscal year 2019 budget requested just $49 million for the project. The Georgia lawmakers said the president’s budget request, which was released on the same day that the administration introduced a new $1.5 trillion ... Read more

  • Carter Supports Critical Budget Agreement for our Military, the First District, and Conservative Priorities
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    This morning, Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-Ga.) voted in support of a two-year budget agreement which is critical for our military and national security, as well as the First District and conservative priorities. The budget agreement fully funds our military and ends the dangerous cycle of funding our national defense with short-term, stop-gap spending bills. It responsibly increases defense spending while unwinding the sequestration cuts which have crippled our armed forces. “As the pr... Read more