Letters To The Editor

EPA Steps Back on Sabal Trail Concerns

EPA Steps Back on Sabal Trail Concerns

| December 19, 2015 | 1 Comments

WWALS Watershed Coalition EPA stepped back, while opposition ramps up against Sabal Trail fracked methane pipeline Hahira and Albany, Georgia, December 18, 2015— (PDF) Mysteriously contradicting a substantive October letter from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 in Atlanta, a different EPA branch last Friday sent a brief and sketchy letter to the U.S. […]

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Carter: Closing Security Gaps in Visa Program

Carter: Closing Security Gaps in Visa Program

| December 13, 2015 | 1 Comments

Buddy Carter, U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia First District WASHINGTON — The House passed legislation this week with my support to close security gaps in the Visa Waiver Program to combat terrorist travel. ISIS and other terrorist organizations are looking for any opportunity to exploit the hospitality of a nation to cause devastating harm and […]

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Carter: A Trojan Horse

Carter: A Trojan Horse

| November 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Buddy Carter, U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia First District As you know, President Obama is attempting to allow more than 10,000 Syrian refugees into the United States for resettlement. While we are a nation of immigrants and lead the world in humanitarian assistance, the attacks in Paris confirmed our worst fears: ISIS can and will […]

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Carter: Keep the A-10’s Flying

Carter: Keep the A-10’s Flying

| November 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

Buddy Carter, U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia First District The Air Force may finally be realizing what we have known all along as they announced this week that it is considering delaying the retirement of the A-10 Warthog aircraft for several years. The A-10 is the only aircraft of its kind that can effectively accomplish […]

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Carter: NDAA and Keystone Pipeline

Carter: NDAA and Keystone Pipeline

| November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Buddy Carter, U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia First District NO MORE EXCUSES As you know, earlier this year the House and the Senate passed the fiscal year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA is the primary way Congress meets its most important constitutional obligation to “provide for the common defense.” It advances the […]

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Bankrupting the American Dream

Bankrupting the American Dream

| November 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Buddy Carter, U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia First District BANKRUPTING THE AMERICAN DREAM This week, I opposed a budget deal negotiated by congressional leaders because it failed to adequately address the national debt. The measure lifts spending caps first enacted in 2011 by $80 billion, offsets the increased spending with cuts elsewhere and suspends the […]

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Why the Import-Export Bank Matters

Why the Import-Export Bank Matters

| October 28, 2015 | 1 Comments

Buddy Carter, U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia First District Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Editor, Today, I voted to protect Georgia jobs and American competitiveness by reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank. With two of the fastest growing ports in the nation, robust exports in general and a strong Export-Import Bank specifically are of great importance to the […]

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Letters: Drive Alert, Arrive Alert

Letters: Drive Alert, Arrive Alert

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Russell R. McMurry, P.E., Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation Editor: Over one thousand fatalities. Over one thousand lives lost on Georgia’s roads. Over one thousand families in turmoil. We have reached an alarming milestone of over 1,000 traffic fatalities in 2015, with several months remaining in the year. As of October 1st, the […]

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Letter: Carter Denounces Iran Nuclear Deal

Letter: Carter Denounces Iran Nuclear Deal

| October 18, 2015 | 2 Comments

Buddy Carter, U.S. House of Representatives As you know, earlier this year I voted to reject President Obama’s dangerous nuclear deal with Iran because, among other reasons, I did not believe the world’s largest leading sponsor of terrorism could be trusted. This week, they proved my belief was correct. Last Sunday, Iran fire-tested a new […]

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Letters: Traffic Enforcement Grants should support Safety, not produce Revenue

Letters: Traffic Enforcement Grants should support Safety, not produce Revenue

| October 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

James C. Walker, Life Member, National Motorists Association Editor: The federal government and many state governments fund “special enforcement grants” to local police departments. They are typically used to fund overtime pay for officers to conduct heavy enforcement campaigns, for example against “speeders”. The stated purpose is to create more visibility for the police and more […]

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