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    U.S. Representative John R. Carter was re-elected in a landslide in November 2016 to his eighth term representing Texas' 31st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressman Carter serves as the Chairman of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Appropriations and was selected to serve on the Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee and Defense Subcommittee. This is also Congressman Carter's fourth term to serve as Co-Chairman of the bipartisan House Army Caucus. He has been a member of the House Appropriations Committee since 2004. Follow Judge on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @JudgeCarter.  

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  • TX-31 Young Artist Designs Carter's New Challenge Coin

    Congressman John Carter (TX-31) commissioned a new Challenge Coin design created by local high school artist, Rowan Dennis, from Liberty Hill High School. Congressman Carter opened up the opportunity to design Texas' 31st Congressional District's Challenge Coin to all of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition winners.

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  • Carter Includes Two Key TX-31 Priorities, Funding for Ft. Hood in NDAA

    Congressman John Carter (TX-31) fought for two key TX-31 priorities related to credentialing opportunities for service members and juvenile justice to be included in the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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  • Carter Supports, House Passes Career and Technical Education Overhaul

    Today, Congressman John Carter (TX-31) supported, and the House passed, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education Act. This bill completely overhauls our country's career and technical education (CTE) system to provide even more Americans with opportunities to pursue successful careers without a traditional four-year college degree.

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  • Carter Introduces Bill to Increase DHS Transparency

    Congressman John Carter (TX-31) has introduced H.R. 6447, the Department of Homeland Security Chief Data Officer Authorization Act, to increase transparency between the agency, Congress and the public. This legislation creates a Chief Data Officer in each of DHS' twenty-two components to collate all statistics, analytics and policies to ensure a more timely response to requests from Congress and the public.

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  • Office Locations Push

    Office Name Location Image Map URL
    Washington DC
    2110 Rayburn H.O.B.
    Washington, D.C. 20515
    (202) 225-3864
    Round Rock Office
    1717 North IH 35
    Suite 303
    Round Rock, TX 78664
    (512) 246-1600
    Bell County Office
    6544B S. General Bruce Drive
    Temple, TX 76502
    Located next to the DPS office
    (254) 933-1392

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