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  • Georgia Members Rebuke Ninth Circuit Court’s Decision on Farmers’ Use of Dicamba
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2020 | Preview rr

    Reps. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Austin Scott (R-Ga.), Drew Ferguson (R-Ga.), Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.), Rick Allen (R-Ga.) and Jody Hice (R-Ga.) released the following statement after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that it is illegal for farmers to continue to use dicamba herbicides, which are used primarily by cotton and soybean farmers. “Now more than ever when commodity prices are low and markets have been shuttered by COVID-19, our farmers need every tool in the shed to keep our c... Read more

  • Carter Introduces Legislation to Name Post Office for Senator Jack Hill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) and all members of Georgia’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced legislation to name the Post Office Building at 111 James Street in Reidsville, Georgia as the Senator Jack Hill Post Office Building. "For 30 years, Jack served Georgians with immense dedication and kindness," said Carter. "He was a brilliant servant of the people and he fought for his constituents and his community each and every day. Naming a post office in J... Read more

  • Carter Joins Lawsuit Against Democrat's Proxy Voting Scheme
    Posted in Press Releases on May 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) has joined a lawsuit in D.C. Federal District Court challenging the constitutionality of the House Democrat's plan to vote by proxy in the United States House of Representatives. "Members of Congress are trusted with the great responsibility of being the voice of a district in Washington," said Carter. "It is impossible to be that voice if you're not there or if you authorize someone else to speak for you. Proxy voting not only ignores the job we were e... Read more

  • Carter Named Taxpayer Super Hero by Citizens Against Government Waste
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) was named a Taxpayer Super Hero today by the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste for his record of voting to cut wasteful spending and defending the interests of taxpayers. "There is no question about it, Washington has a spending problem," said Carter. "But it's past time to cut up the credit cards. Even during this unprecedented time, we must make sure each and every taxpayer dollar is spent carefully. I'm proud to be named a Taxpayer Super ... Read more

  • CARTER, SCOTT INTRODUCE PROPOSAL TO ENCOURAGE AMERICA'S PHARMACEUTICAL INDEPENDENCE
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.-01) and U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-Sc.) introduced a proposal today to make the U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain less dependent on foreign countries such as China. According to the Food and Drug Administration, approximately 72 percent of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) used in the U.S. drug supply are manufactured in more than 150 countries, with 13 percent coming from China alone. The Manufacturing API, Drugs, and Excipients (MADE) in Am... Read more

  • Carter Introduces Legislation to Better Understand and Develop Facial Recognition Technology in the United States
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) introduced legislation today to better understand and develop facial recognition technology in the United States. Carter's Advancing Facial Recognition Act ensures the development of facial recognition technology balances both America's leadership role in this technology and consumer protections while identifying and mitigating risks to the supply chain. "Facial recognition technology is rapidly evolving and there are rightfully privacy and other concer... Read more

  • Carter Announces Federal Grants for First District Health Centers to Expand COVID-19 Testing
    Posted in Press Releases on May 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today announced federal grants for First District health centers to expand COVID-19 testing. The health centers receiving funding include: Coastal Community Health Services in Brunswick - $197,464 Curtis V. Cooper Primary Health Care in Savannah - $441,994 Diversity Health Center in Ludowici - $206,719 JC Lewis Health Center in Savannah - $290,014 McKinney Medical Center in Waycross - $228,244 "One of our top priorities at the federal level is expanding... Read more

  • Carter Introduces Measure to Investigate World Health Organization Mishandling of COVID-19 Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) introduced legislation today to direct the Secretaries of State and Health and Human Services to investigate the World Health Organization (WHO) for the following: the failures of the WHO to address the spread of the virus responsible for COVID–19; the extent to which the WHO withheld information from Member States of the United Nations relating to such spread; the accuracy of infection data published by the WHO relating to such spread; the relationship... Read more

  • Perdue, Loeffler, Carter Push Savannah As Home To New Air National Guard Fleet
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA-01), are urging the Pentagon to consider Savannah as home to a new fleet of C-130Js. In a letter to Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, Perdue, Loeffler, and Carter encouraged the Air Force to select the 165th Airlift Wing (AW) to transition to C-130Js. “We strongly endorse the selection of the 165th Airlift Wing at the Savannah Air National Guard Base to be the first unit chosen for t... Read more

  • Carter, Welch, Collins, Rose, Krishnamoorthi, Gonzalez Lead 115 Members in Request for Relief for Pharmacies During Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.), along with Representatives Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Vicente Gonzalez (D-Tx.), John Rose (R-Tn.), and Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Il.) led 115 members of the United States House of Representatives in a request to House and Senate Leadership to provide relief for pharmacies facing clawback fees as they work to serve patients during the pandemic. The bipartisan push requests that language to permanently prohibit pharmacy direct and indirec... Read more

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