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  • Carter Votes to Send Obamacare Repeal Bill to the President’s Desk for the First Time
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Ga-01) voted today to send an Obamacare repeal bill to the President’s desk for the first time ever. Carter voted in support of the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act which was passed in the United States House of Representatives today. The Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act repeals major provisions of Obamacare and eliminates federal funding for Planned Parenthood. According to the Congressional Budget Office (C... Read more

  • Carter Named "Champion of Healthcare Innovation"
    Posted in Press Releases on November 5, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (Ga-01) has been named a "Champion of Healthcare Innovation" by the Healthcare Leadership Council. The award recognizes lawmakers working to support patient-centered medial progress. Click here to view or download a hi res version "As the only pharmacist in Congress, I have seen the devastating hits our healthcare system has taken in recent years," Carter said. "Obamacare is driving up costs, taking away choices, and putting bureaucrats between patients and the... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Dismantle Obamacare and Defund Planned Parenthood
    Posted in Press Releases on October 23, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Protecting Life

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Ga-01) voted in support of the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act today in an effort to dismantle Obamacare and defund abortion providers like Planned Parenthood. This legislation uses privileged status to overcome the efforts of some in the Senate to block this legislation from reaching the President’s desk that has resounding support among the American people. “For too long, efforts to repeal Obamacare have been blocked by obstruction... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Expedite Lifesaving Medical Innovation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01) voted today to expedite the discovery, development and delivery of new medical treatments for thousands of diseases with no known cure while saving taxpayer dollars. The House passed H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act today with Carter’s support. “As the only pharmacist in Congress, I’ve seen firsthand the lifesaving innovations that American inventors have brought to health care over the last 30 years,” Carter said. “All too often, though, innovations ... Read more

  • Carter Criticizes King v. Burwell Decision, Pledges to Redouble Efforts to Repeal Obamacare
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Jobs and the Economy

    In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court today upheld controversial subsidies offered by the Obama Administration’s Internal Revenue Service to individuals purchasing insurance on federally-maintained health care exchanges. Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01), the only pharmacist in Congress, criticized the ruling and pledged to redouble his efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. “The only thing worse for health care in America than Obamacare has been its implementation which clearly ign... Read more