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  • Carter Leads Bipartisan Effort Urging FDA to Allow for Office-Use Drug Compounding in Pharmacies
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Today, Representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Georgia) and Chris Stewart (R-Utah) led a bipartisan group of 65 Members of Congress urging the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to rescind their decision that restricts state-licensed pharmacies from compounding prescription drugs for health care providers to use in their offices. Drug compounding is used to prepare personalized prescriptions for patients or for physicians to use for procedures in their offices. Compounding pharmacists can combi... Read more

  • Carter Statement on the President's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement today on the release of the president's fiscal year 2018 budget request: "It is encouraging to finally have a president that realizes it's past time to cut up the credits cards. This budget proposal creates a framework for a necessary and long overdue discussion about reining in Washington's spending addiction. Our current fiscal trajectory is simply not sustainable and something needs to be done. "At the same time, it's... Read more

  • Georgia Counties Eligible for Drought Disaster Assistance
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Georgia counties as primary natural disaster areas due to the current drought. This designation makes farm operators in primary counties and those counties contiguous to such primary counties eligible to be considered for assistance from the Farm Service Agency (FSA), including FSA emergency loans. Counties included under this designation include Berrien, Brantley, Ca... Read more

  • Carter Statement on Passage of the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement after the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was approved by the United States House of Representatives today: "I am thrilled the American Health Care Act was approved today. For the last seven years, I have watched the health care system that I worked in for more than thirty years crumble under its own weight. Thanks to Obamacare, premiums and health care costs have skyrocketed, choice has been eliminated, and the dire sit... Read more

  • House-Passed Funding Bill Includes Boost for National Security, Georgia Priorities
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    A bipartisan majority in the House advanced a federal funding measure that boosts key priorities for national security and the State of Georgia. Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01), who voted in support of the measure, praised its passage and the positive impact it will have. "The primary responsibility of the federal government is to provide for the safety and security of the American people,” said Carter. "This legislation contains the biggest increase in border security funding in a de... Read more

  • Carter Statement on the Trump Administration's Tax Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement after the Trump Administration's introduction of a tax reform proposal: "I have long said that America’s antiquated and overly burdensome tax code is the greatest threat to economic opportunity in this country. I am relieved that we finally have a president that agrees. The bold proposal introduced by the Trump Administration today is an outline that will work towards a simpler and fairer tax system to deliver relief and... Read more

  • Carter Statement on Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" (GA-01) released the following statement on Syria: "Last night President Trump and the United States of America made clear that our resolve will not be tested and the Assad regime's slaughter of innocent people, including women and children, will no longer be tolerated. I strongly support the tactical strikes as passiveness in Syria has only worked to exacerbate the situation. While military action should never be taken lightly, the barbaric regime must be held accoun... Read more

  • Carter Statement on Senate Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement after the United States Senate approved the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court: "I applaud the efforts of my colleagues in the Senate to confirm Judge Gorsuch today. When America lost Justice Antonin Scalia, our nation's top court lost a fair judge and an ardent defender of the Constitution. Throughout Judge Gorsuch's career and confirmation process, he has proven that he shares these convictions and will ca... Read more

  • Carter Statement on the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement about the American Health Care Act today: "I have been a strong supporter of the American Health Care Act because Americans cannot continue living with the Obamacare train wreck. Since it was signed into law, I have watched Obamacare crush the health care system that I worked in for more than thirty years. Thanks to this failed experiment, premiums and health care costs have skyrocketed, choice has been eliminated, and t... Read more

  • Carter Introduces Resolution to Celebrate the Girl Scouts
    Posted in Press Releases on March 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    During the 105th birthday celebration of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America and the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scout cookie program, Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) introduced a resolution today celebrating these milestones and 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 been a special part of the lives of more than 60 million women and girl... Read more