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  • Carter Introduces Legislation to Prevent Scams During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    Representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.), Annie Kuster (D-Nh.), Richard Hudson (R-Nc.) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-De.) introduced legislation to prevent scams during the COVID-19 pandemic. 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, including companies making false claims about COVID-19 treatments and prevention or scammers securing fina... Read more

  • Carter Secures Increased Production of Hand Sanitizers Through Compounding
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) has successfully worked with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to increase production of over-the-counter hand sanitizers during the coronavirus pandemic with the use of compounding pharmacies. Currently, there are prohibitions on pharmacies compounding anything that is “essentially a copy” of a commercially available drug product, including hand sanitizers. After working with Carter, the FDA has announced compounding pharmacies will be permit... Read more

  • Carter Applauds Coronavirus National Emergency Declaration
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today applauded President Trump's decision to declare a national emergency and take other measures to address the coronavirus pandemic. President Trump announced this will open up billions of dollars for state and local response efforts. "President Trump made the right decision to declare a national emergency today," said Carter."President Trump and the administration are taking decisive and necessary action to address the coronavirus pandemic. The nati... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Support Coronavirus Response
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2020 | Preview rr

    The United States House of Representatives today approved a $7.8 billion emergency spending measure to support the coronavirus response with Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter's (R-Ga.) support. "I am relieved that Washington Democrats put their political games on hold and we were able to approve this clean funding bill to fight the coronavirus today," said Carter. "This funding will work to make diagnostic tests more widely available, invest in vaccine development, prevent potential medical sup... Read more

  • Carter Leads Georgia Delegation in Request for Robust Support for Savannah Harbor Expansion Project
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) led the entire Georgia Congressional Delegation in the United States House of Representatives to request robust support for the federal funding account that includes the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). This is necessary to ensure the Army Corps of Engineers is able to provide funding to keep the project on time and on track. In a letter to House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Chairwoman Marcy Ka... Read more

  • 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

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