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  • Demanding transparency from the 'most transparent administration in history'
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on November 25, 2015 | Preview rr

    President Obama famously pledged on the 2008 campaign trail to have the "most transparent administration in history." Seven years in, that commitment has led to little more than flowery language on whitehouse.gov. The Obama administration has an abysmal record on openness to the press and the American people. Nowhere is it worse than the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). DHS currently boasts the largest backlog of any federal agency and, since the Obama administration took over, there has b... Read more

  • Don’t Leave Working Americans in the Dark on Retirement Savings
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on August 14, 2015 | Preview rr

    Having owned and operated community pharmacies for nearly thirty years, I take pride in having provided my employees with the tools they needed to achieve financial independence. One of the most important tools in this effort were retirement investment plans so they could save to retire comfortably. Unfortunately the Obama administration is now taking steps threatening the ability for small businesses to provide their employees with this vital resource. If the administration gets its way, many m... Read more

  • Cuba: Not enough has changed
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on July 7, 2015 | Preview rr

    Though it sits just 90 miles to our southernmost point, traveling to Cuba is like traveling back in time. On a recent mission there. I was struck immediately by what we would consider antique cars and crumbling buildings that date back to the 1950’s. This is an important time to visit Cuba as the Obama administration continues efforts to normalize relations with the Castro regime. I was joined by four other members of Congress there to answer the same questions as me: What’s changed? The first s... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter reflects on first 100 days
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on May 19, 2015 | Preview rr

    Representing the First Congressional District of Georgia has been one of the greatest honors of my life. It has been just over 100 days since I took the oath of office. Over these last several months, I have been working diligently to promote conservative values and deliver results. I am proud to have been a part of one of the most productive starts to a congressional session in recent history. What follows is a snapshot of our ongoing work to unshackle our economy and increase opportunity in Am... Read more

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