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  • Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Requests Funding Support for SHEP
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (Ga-01), along with Representatives Sanford Bishop (Ga-02), Drew Ferguson (Ga-03), Hank Johnson (Ga-04), John Lewis (Ga-05), Rob Woodall (Ga-07), Austin Scott (Ga-08), Doug Collins (Ga-09), Jody Hice (Ga-10), Barry Loudermilk (Ga-11), Rick Allen (Ga-12), David Scott (Ga-13), and Tom Graves (Ga-14), today urged the House Appropriations Committee to prioritize funding for the construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known as SHEP. In a letter to ... Read more

  • Carter Supports Brunswick Harbor Maintenance
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) praised passage of the Water Resources Development Act today which contains provisions critical to harbor maintenance in Brunswick, Georgia. "The legislation passed today ensures the federal government is focused on the navigation needs of the Brunswick Harbor," Carter said. "For too long, the federal government has failed to properly support the harbor leaving it to the state to make up for shortfalls in funding. The Port of Brunswick is a critical ec... Read more

  • GPA awarded $44M transportation grant
    Posted in Press Releases on July 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    The Georgia Ports Authority has received a $44 million Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to increase rail capacity at the Port of Savannah. "I would like to thank the Georgia Congressional delegation, including Congressmen Buddy Carter and Rob Woodall, and Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, for their dedicated support of this program," said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch. "As the nation's fourth busiest container port, Sav... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Increase State and Local Control of Transportation Investment
    Posted in Press Releases on November 5, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Ga-01) voted today to increase state and local control of transportation investment. The House passed H.R. 22, with Carter’s support, to authorize six years of funding for federal highway and mass transit programs. “While federal investment into our nation’s transportation system is critical, states and local governments know the needs of their communities and where these dollars are best invested,” Carter said. “This legislation gives state and local governme... Read more

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