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  • Carter Statement on Fort Stewart Training Incident
    Posted in Press Releases on October 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after Fort Stewart - Hunter Army Airfield announced three 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team soldiers were killed and three more were hospitalized during a training accident this morning: "This is a tragic and devastating day for our community and nation. These brave soldiers gave everything for their nation, including their lives. Amy and I send our most sincere condolences to the families and friends of these heroes, and ... Read more

  • Carter Announces Federal Grant for Park Place Outreach in Savannah
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today announced a federal grant of $200,000.00 for Park Place Outreach, Inc. in Savannah, Ga. The grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be used to fund their 24 hour emergency shelter for children. "Homelessness is a serious concern in our community that we must address," said Carter. "I've visited Park Place Outreach and I have seen the important work they are doing to take care of homeless youth. I'm very glad the federal go... Read more

  • Carter Announces Federal Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program Grant for Chatham County
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today announced a grant of $399,998 to Chatham County from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program. According to the DOJ, the program supports cross-system collaboration to improve responses and outcomes for individuals with mental illnesses (MI) or co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse (CMISA) who come into contact with the justice system. This program supports officer and public safety and... Read more

  • Carter: The Democrats simply cannot accept the fact that the President of the United States is Donald J. Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after House Democrats announced they will open a formal impeachment inquiry into the President of the United States of America: Click here to view or download Rep. Carter's comments. "Now, we hear that House Democrats are starting the impeachment process even though the president said he's going to release the full transcripts tomorrow. They're basing this on hearsay. The Democrats simply cannot accept the fact that the ... Read more

  • Carter Requests Expedited Additional Staff to FCI Jesup
    Posted in Press Releases on September 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    Following a meeting with employees at the Federal Corrections Institute Jesup, Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today requested that the Federal Bureau of Prisons expedites additional staff to the facility as quickly as possible. In a letter to Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons Kathleen Hawk Sawyer, Carter wrote, "after meeting with the employees at the Federal Corrections Institute Jesup (FCI Jesup), in the First Congressional District of Georgia, I remain worried. During my m... Read more

  • ICYMI: CARTER, ENERGY AND COMMERCE REPUBLICANS CRITICIZE SPEAKER PELOSI FOR PUTTING "POLITICS OVER PROGRESS"
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's closely guarded, secretly negotiated, completely partisan bill has finally been unveiled. In response, all 24 Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee criticized her partisan process to what has typically been, and should continue to be, a collaborative and bipartisan effort to bring down drug prices for the American people: "We can solve this problem; we have solutions at the ready. We have advanced numerous policies aimed at lowering the costs of pres... Read more

  • House Unanimously Approves Carter, Kuster Legislation to Help Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    The Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act introduced by Representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) and Annie Kuster (D-Nh.) was passed unanimously by the United States House of Representatives today. The bipartisan legislation creates a new grant program to install carbon monoxide alarms in the homes of elderly and low-income individuals, as well as schools and other public facilities. The Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act also provides incentives for states to pass laws to require CO ala... Read more

  • Carter Fights for First District Veterans Before House Veterans Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) testified yesterday before the House Veterans Affairs Committee to bring attention to important issues for veterans in the First District of Georgia. Click here to view or download Rep. Carter's testimony before the House Veterans Affairs Committee On creating better access to health care for veterans: "Unfortunately, although we have a large number of veterans in the coastal region of Georgia where i have the honor and privilege of representing, our ne... Read more

  • USDA Disaster Assistance Applications Available for First District Blueberry Growers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that agricultural producers affected by natural disasters, including Georgia blueberry growers who were devastated by unusually harsh freezes, are now eligible to apply for assistance beginning on September 11, 2019. Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) fought to secure this assistance for this critical part of the First District's agricultural community in Congress. To apply, producers should contact their local USDA service... Read more

  • Carter Announces Federal Grant to Repair Boat Docks on Cumberland Island National Seashore
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today announced a United States Department of Transportation grant to repair three public boat docks on the Cumberland Island National Seashore. The $3,505,189.00 grant will repair damages to the docks caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017. "I thank President Trump and the administration for awarding this grant today," said Carter."As the representative of the entire coast of Georgia, I understand the critical importance of not only preparing for severe wea... Read more

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