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  • Carter Statement on the Special Counsel's Report
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement regarding the special counsel's report: "After two years of a special counsel investigation, Congressional investigations and the use of millions of taxpayer dollars, the debate is over: there was no collusion. It's past time for Democrats to realize this truth and end their continuous unsubstantiated attacks against the President of the United States. Enough is enough and the American people deserve a Congress that is f... Read more

  • Carter, O’Halleran, Rice, Panetta Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Transparency in the Drug Pricing System
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Today Representative Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-Ga.) along with Representatives Tom O’Halleran (D-Az.), Tom Rice (R-Sc.) and Jimmy Panetta (D-Ca.) introduced bipartisan legislation to increase transparency in the drug pricing system. Currently, Congress’ independent advisory commissions, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) and the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), do not have access to certain drug pricing data. MedPAC and MACPAC need data such as information... Read more

  • Isakson, Perdue, Carter Push Savannah As Home To New Air National Guard Squadron
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA-01) are urging the Pentagon to consider Savannah as home to a new Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (AES) within the Air National Guard. The Air Force is currently considering locations to establish an additional AES in order to meet recommendations by the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force. In a letter to Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, Perdue, Isakson, a... Read more

  • Isakson, Perdue, Carter Secure Full Funding for Savannah Harbor Deepening
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter, R-Ga.-01, have secured full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track in fiscal year 2020. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2020, recommending more than $130 million in federal funds for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. This is the third year in a row SHEP will receive full federal funding from the Trum... Read more

  • Carter, Kuster Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Representatives Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) introduced the Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act. This 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 alarms. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that is produced wh... Read more

  • Carter Appointed to Select Committee on the Climate Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on March 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) was appointed today by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy to serve on the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. “I am proud to name Buddy Carter to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis," said Leader McCarthy. "As the representative for the entire coast of Georgia, Buddy is already at the forefront of this issue. Buddy also serves on the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, and I am confident he will provide a knowledgeable voice t... Read more

  • Carter Measure to Protect Fort Frederica Heading to President Trump's Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter's (R-Ga.) measure to expand and protect Fort Frederica National Monument located on St. Simons Island, Ga. is heading to President Donald Trump's desk to be signed into law. "I am thrilled that this legislation is almost across the finish line," said Carter. "I have been working on this project since I was elected to Congress and Congressman Jack Kingston worked on it even before me. This legislation will preserve the history and legacy of this landmark for Geo... Read more

  • Carter Votes Against Resolution to Block President Trump's Emergency Declaration
    Posted in Press Releases on February 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) released the following statement after voting against a resolution to block President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to secure the southwest border: "I truly cannot believe my colleagues on the other side of the aisle continue to put party politics ahead of our national security. They will do anything they can to go against our president even if it means sacrificing the safety of Americans. "President Trump should never have been forced to declare... Read more

  • Carter: Border Security Deal is No Deal at All
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) voted against the federal funding agreement tonight which fails to adequately support critical border security measures at the Southwest border. "This border security 'deal' is no deal at all," said Carter. "This bill simply does not include enough funding to secure our border. Congress is again punting border security down the road while putting American safety at risk. I have been to the border and I have seen the threats we face firsthand. To properl... Read more

  • Isakson, Perdue, Carter, Georgia Ports Authority Work to Keep Savannah Harbor Funding on Track
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter, R-Ga.-01, along with Georgia Ports Authority leadership urged Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James to keep the Savannah Harbor funding on track at a meeting on Feb. 14, 2019. WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter, R-Ga.-01, today urged Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James to keep ... Read more

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