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Carter, a health care professional, calls for President Biden to submit to cognitive test

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today sent a letter to White House Chief of Staff Jeff Zients calling for President Biden to submit to a cognitive test following his sharp decline in public trust after credible reports surfaced suggesting that Biden is not mentally fit to uphold the duties of the office of the President. This letter comes after the Wall Street…

Carter announces “Take Buddy To Work Day,” encourages GA-01 businesses, employees to apply

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SAVANNAH – Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today announces that the application for employees, businesses, and non-profits in the First Congressional District of Georgia (GA-01) to participate in his “Take Buddy to Work Day” campaign is live on his website, buddycarter.house.gov. During the House of Representatives’ district work period, beginning in the month of August, Rep.…

Carter adds accountability, transparency requirements for U.S. taxpayer- funded foreign researchers with new bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today announced the introduction of the Foreign Research Transparency Act of 2024, a bill requiring foreign sub-grantees to disclose all documents related to U.S. taxpayer-funded research.  This bill comes after EcoHealth Alliance and the Wuhan Institute of Virology refused to disclose materials related to a National…

Carter, Peters bill strengthening U.S. nuclear energy sent to President’s desk

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Reps. Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA) and Scott Peters (D-CA) today celebrated the Senate’s passage of their bipartisan Global Nuclear Energy Assessment and Cooperation Act, sending it to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law. This bill will bolster the United States' nuclear energy sector while inhibiting our adversaries' nuclear capabilities, including both China…

Carter Recognized by National Health Leaders for Leadership in Healthcare Innovation

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 Washington, D.C - Rep. Earl L. "Buddy" Carter is honored to have received the “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” award during Healthcare Leadership Council’s (HLC) annual Innovation Expo on Capitol Hill. The HLC is the leading health industry association representing CEOs and C-suite executives from all sectors of healthcare. Rep. Carter receives the Champion of…

Carter statement on House-passed bill improving quality of life for service members

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 8070, the Servicemember Quality of Life Improvement and National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year (FY) 2025, a bill that will properly equip our military with deadly force, combat the rise of China, restore American deterrence, and…

Carter NDAA amendment protecting Savannah CRTC approved by House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -  Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives’ approval of his amendment to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) protecting funding for Combat Readiness Training Centers (CRTC) operated by the U.S. Air National Guard. The U.S. Air National Guard provides pilot training, regional training…

Carter slams Biden’s sham “border security” executive order: “Too little, too late”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today released the following statement after President Joe Biden signed a weak election year executive order that fails to make any progress towards securing our southern border: “Biden’s election year stunt is an attempt to essentially legalize the lawlessness that has plagued our southern border since the day he took…

Carter, Buschon, and Harshbarger Introduce Legislation to Ensure Access and Transparency in 340B Drug Pricing Program

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA), Larry Buschon, MD (R-IN), and Diana Harshbarger (R-TN) introduced the 340B Affording Care for Communities and Ensuring a Strong Safety-Net Act (340B ACCESS Act). This legislation establishes critical oversight and transparency of the 340B program - while providing clear,…

Carter, Dingell introduce resolution Honoring Rosalynn Smith Carter’s Legacy of Mental Health Advocacy

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced a resolution honoring Rosalynn Smith Carter for her many years of mental health advocacy during Mental Health Awareness Month. “First Lady Rosalynn Smith Carter was a stalwart advocate for mental health in this country and helped to reduce the stigma surrounding…