, USA — Editor's Note: The story above originally aired in June 2020
Texas Rep. John Carter has joined others in Congress to establish Nov. 21, 2021 as the first 'National Warrior Call Day,' in hopes of ending servicemember and veteran suicide.
“The suicide rate among veterans is 1.5 times that of the civilian population, and unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic… Read more »
Representative John Carter (R-TX-31) has announced the U.S. Army has adopted a new directive to address juvenile-on-juvenile sexual misconduct occurring on installations in response to his legislation, the MINOR Act, and language Carter included in the National Defense Authorization Act.
The Army’s new policy will establish installation multidisciplinary teams to address safety,… Read more »
The Killeen Food Care Center distributed food to 650 military families on Saturday as cars drove through the parking lot.
In total, there were 50,000 pounds of food given out between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., according to Raymond Cockrell, the executive director of the food care center.
Cockrell spoke on giving food to those military families who need it.
“I was born and… Read more »
ROUND ROCK, Texas — Rep. John Carter (TX-31) announced the winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition at the annual awards ceremony held at Texas State University - Round Rock.
“I am so proud of all of the students from TX-31 who submitted their artwork for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition," Carter said. "With over 70 submissions, determining the winner was no… Read more »
The two congressmen who represent Fort Hood within their districts said Tuesday that they would not sign off on migrants who have entered the country illegally being housed at the Army installation.
In a letter to Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services Norris Cochran, U.S. Reps. Roger Williams, R-Austin, and John Carter, R-Round Rock,… Read more »
FORT HOOD, Texas — Representative John Carter announced Monday, $48.7 million for Fort Hood in the fiscal year 2021 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Appropriations bill.
The funding includes $32.7 million for a fuel facilities project and $16 million to complete battalion headquarters. The legislation also includes $60 million as part of a $200… Read more »
One of the Killeen area’s representatives in Congress supported a recent Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn the result of the Nov. 3 presidential election; the other did not.
On Dec. 7, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin in the United States Supreme Court.
“The four states exploited the COVID-19… Read more »
The Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport will have a new hangar, thanks to a $1.52 million federal grant.
Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, the ranking member of the Military Construction and Veteran Affairs Subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations, announced the grant on Friday.
Carter is the U.S. representative of Texas’ 31st District, which covers most of… Read more »
A funding appropriations bill in front of lawmakers in the U.S. House this week takes aim at zebra mussels, the invasive species that has infested several lakes across Texas and the U.S.
Rep. John Carter (TX-31) said he has included language in H.R. 7608, the minibus appropriations bill, to instruct the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to create technologies to combat and prevent the spread of zebra mussels. Read more »