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  • Carter Praises Health Care Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA) today praised President Trump's Executive Order to improve access, increase choices, and lower costs for health care. "Thanks to dysfunction in the Senate, Congress has not been able to deliver on our promise to repeal Obamacare and replace it with a patient-centered system." said Carter. "While I would have preferred these moves come from Congress, I am grateful President Trump acted today to deliver relief to Americans suffering under Obamacare. This E... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Balance Budget, Pave the Way for Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Balancing the Budget, Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) voted today for the House Republican budget for the coming year. The proposal would balance the budget within 10 years, strengthen our national defense, and work to rein in Washington's spending and improper payments. "I have long said that the national debt is the single greatest threat to our national security," said Carter. "It is past time for Washington to finally learn how to balance a budget just like hard working families, small businesses, and ... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Extend Protections for the Unborn
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) voted today to extend protections for the unborn. "There is overwhelming scientific evidence proving that precious babies are capable of feeling pain after 20 weeks," said Carter. "As a health care professional, father, grandfather, and Congressman, I am proud to support this legislation today to put a necessary end to the excruciating abortion methods used in late term pregnancies. This is a great win in the fight to stand up for those who cannot stand... Read more

  • IRS Honors Carter Request for Hurricane Victim Tax Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on September 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today announced that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is honoring his request to extend tax relief to victims of Hurricane Irma. As a result, residents and businesses in the entire state of Georgia now have until January 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns, as well as other tax relief measures. “Businesses and families in Georgia should be focused on rebuilding and recovering from Hurricane Irma, not meeting arbitrary IRS dead... Read more

  • Georgia Counties Eligible for Disaster Assistance
    Posted in Press Releases on September 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Federal recovery resources are now available for all 159 counties in Georgia. Counties in Georgia may now request funding under the Public Assistance grant program to cover eligible debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair or rebuilding of public facilities such as roads, bridges, water control facilities, buildings, equipment, public utilities, parks and recreational facilities. The announcement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) comes just days after Congr... Read more

  • Carter, Georgia Delegation Request Tax Relief for Georgia Citizens and Businesses Affected by Hurricane Irma
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA-01), along with Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) and Representatives Austin Scott (R-GA-08) and Rick Allen (R-GA-12), today requested that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) extend federal tax return and payment deadlines for all victims in the Presidentially declared disaster in Georgia due to Hurricane Irma. In a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, the delegation wrote, "We request you extend federal tax return and pa... Read more

  • Carter, Georgia Delegation Request Expedited Approval of Individual and Public Assistance
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA-01), along with Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) and Representatives Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02), Drew Ferguson (R-GA-03), Hank Johnson (D-GA-04), Karen Handel (R-GA-06), Rob Woodall (R-GA-07), Austin Scott (R-GA-08), Doug Collins (R-GA-09), Jody Hice (R-GA-10), Barry Loudermilk (R-GA-11), Rick Allen (R-GA-12), David Scott (D-GA-13), and Tom Graves (R-GA-14), today requested expedited approval of Governor Nathan Deal's request f... Read more

  • President Trump Approves Georgia Emergency Declaration Following Call from Carter
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    President Donald J. Trump today approved Georgia's emergency declaration. The announcement comes shortly after Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) requested that President Trump expedite the approval of Governor Nathan Deal's emergency declaration request. The approval authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to identify, mobilize, and provide equipment and resources necessary to alleviate the impacts of Hurricane Irma. Debris removal and emergency protective measures, in... Read more

  • Carter Votes for Emergency Assistance for Hurricane Irma
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) today voted for emergency assistance for Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. The legislation also funds the government and raises the debt ceiling for three months. "With Hurricane Irma heading our way, I absolutely had to vote for this legislation today," said Carter. "While I do not support the overall package and believe it does nothing to provide the structural reforms necessary to rein in Washington's spending addiction, I cannot in good faith vote against... Read more

  • Carter, Isakson, Perdue, Ferguson, Scott, Allen Request Expedited Emergency Declaration Approval
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA-01), along with Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) and Representatives Drew Ferguson (R-GA-03), Austin Scott (R-GA-08) and Rick Allen (R-GA-12), today requested expedited emergency declaration approval for the State of Georgia. Yesterday, Governor Nathan Deal submitted a request for an emergency declaration for the State of Georgia ahead of Hurricane Irma beginning on September 7, 2017, and continuing. The Governor specifically... Read more