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  • Carter Introduces Legislation to Hold MLB Responsible for All-Star Game Lost Revenue
    Posted in Press Releases on April 15, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) introduced legislation to allow localities to seek damages from Major League Baseball (MLB) for lost revenue due to MLB's political decision to move the 2021 All-Star Game out of Georgia. "When Major League Baseball decided to move the All-Star Game out of Atlanta, they put appeasing the loudest voices on the Left over our state and hardworking Georgians," said Carter. "Cobb County Travel and Tourism estimated the state could suffer an economic loss of ... Read more

  • Carter Raises Concerns About Vaccine Passports
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) joined Congressman Russ Fulcher (ID-01) and a group of House Members to send a letter to President Biden regarding a potential vaccine passport program. The letter raises specific concerns about the personal privacy and travel implications of vaccine passports, and asks a series of questions to further clarify many of these concerns. The members explained, “We write to express our concern regarding recent reports that your Administration is working on a... Read more

  • Carter Calls Out Big Tech's Hypocrisy
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON - Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) sent a letter to the CEOs of Facebook and Twitter calling out the hypocrisy of censoring "misinformation" as Big Tech participates in the disinformation campaign against Georgia's Election Integrity Act. Read more

  • Carter Slams MLB for All-Star Game Move
    Posted in Press Releases on April 2, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after the MLB announced that it is moving the 2021 All-Star Game out of Atlanta. "The MLB is absolutely pathetic. The organization has completely caved to the lies of the Left and America's pastime has now become a political tool for the liberal mob. Let's be clear - Georgia will be losing potentially hundreds of millions of dollars because Democrats, including the President of the United States, have been spreading lies... Read more

  • Carter Statement on Biden's "Infrastructure" Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on March 31, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after President Joe Biden announced the Administration's plan related to infrastructure: "America needs a strong, bipartisan infrastructure bill. Unfortunately, the Biden plan is certainly not it. Any infrastructure plan should be focused on our nation's ports, expanding rural broadband and actually improving infrastructure in this country. Just 5 percent of the Biden plan will go to repairing roads and bridges, just one... Read more

  • Carter Statement on the CDC's Decision Not to Use Dollar General as a Vaccination Site
    Posted in Press Releases on March 31, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced they will not be partnering with the retail chain Dollar General to deliver the coronavirus vaccine. "We need to be doing everything we can to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines. The use of Dollar General stores could have provided pharmacists and other health care professionals a place to administer shots to those who are not close to other vaccination... Read more

  • Bishop, Carter Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Seniors Have Access to Life-Saving COVID-19 Vaccines
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Representatives Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02) and Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA-01) have introduced H.R. 2080, the Seniors Access to Vaccines Ensured (SAVE) Act of 2021. This bipartisan bill will create a temporary Medicare non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) benefit during the length of the public health emergency to transport seniors to and from COVID-19 vaccination appointments. “Getting a COVID-19 vaccine has been a difficult process for many. An added layer for senior citizens has... Read more

  • Carter Leads 43 Members Demanding Answers from HHS About Unaccompanied Children at the Border
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) and 43 Republican members sent a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra demanding answers about the unaccompanied children (UC) crossing the southern border. The letter asks for information on the processes being used to transfer UC from Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities to Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) facilities, current and future capacity needs within ORR, and plans to address the crisis at the border whi... Read more

  • Carter Reintroduces Bill to Expand and Establish State Strategic Stockpiles
    Posted in Press Releases on March 18, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) today reintroduced legislation to establish and expand state strategic stockpiles to prepare for future events like the COVID-19 pandemic. "The COVID-19 pandemic made it very clear that we need to be better prepared for future health emergencies," said Carter. "Over the past year, many states were not prepared to deal with the large influx of patients needing ventilators and other medical products. Additionally, countries like China and India withheld t... Read more

  • Carter Appointed to Second Term on Select Committee on Climate Change
    Posted in Press Releases on March 18, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) has been appointed by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Ca.) to serve a second term on the Select Committee on Climate Change. "I asked to join this select committee because climate change is real and the need to protect our environment is real," said Carter. "Congress needs to work together in a bipartisan fashion to create solutions to address climate change that are realistic, market-based and will actually have an impact on climate change. I am gl... Read more

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