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KVUE: House bill aims to eliminate invasive zebra mussels 'without chemical agents'

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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.

Killeen ISD Career Center welcomes Congressman John Carter

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Tags: Education

Originally Appeared on KCEN on January 23, 2020 KILLEEN, Texas — A group of students at Killeen Independent School District's Career Center got a special visit from a local politician on Thursday.  Congressman John Carter joined students for lunch to discuss their plans after high school. KISD said the Career Center is a fully-provisioned, state-of-the-art…

What Texas lawmakers are saying 10 years after the Fort Hood shooting

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KILLEEN, Texas — The City of Killeen planned to honor the victims of the Fort Hood shooting Tuesday to mark 10 years since the mass shooting left 14 dead, including an unborn child, and 30 wounded. Here are some of the statements issued by Texas lawmakers in recognition of that tragic day. Rep. Roger Williams: “The act of sheer evil on United States soil 10 years…

Langford: Texas Tech salutes excellence with Distinguished Alumni Awards

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Every Red Raider has a story, and this month, the Texas Tech Alumni Association celebrated several in particular. For 53 years, the association has presented Distinguished Alumni Awards to highly deserving Texas Tech University graduates. It’s a longstanding tradition that continued last weekend, along with the presentation of Top Techsan Awards. These awards are in line with our…

Border wall funding will not be diverted from Fort Hood projects, says officials

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FORT HOOD, TX — Fort Hood Representatives John Carter (TX-31) and Roger Williams (TX-25) released a statement Wednesday saying that funding for the border wall would not be diverted from Fort Hood projects. This comes after the Pentagon notified lawmakers that certain military construction projects in their districts could be deferred or delayed in order to…

John Carter announces $10,000 grant awarded to Georgetown theatre

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U.S. Representative John Carter announced on Facebook that the Georgetown Palace Theater has been awarded a $10,000 grant. "I'm pleased that Georgetown Palace Theatre has been awarded the grant, and that money will go towards supporting dancing, acting, and other arts related programming for students of all abilities!" he said.

Rep. Carter to have knee replacement surgery

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U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, will have knee replacement surgery Monday, his office announced Friday afternoon. “After decades of running around the great state of Texas, traversing thousands of miles across Bell and Williamson Counties as your representative, and coaching countless hours of little league practice as a father and grandfather, there is no choice but to…

Killeen and Copperas Cove to get new VA clinics

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Tags: Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs will soon open clinics in Killeen and Copperas Cove. The "contract" clinics will not be staffed by VA workers, but rather a clinic contracted to work for the VA. The clinics will have access to VA medical records and work closely with VA facilities, according to the VA. Click here to read more.

Carter says NDAA about politics and not the troops

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U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, released the following statement Friday after House Democrats passed the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA. “For decades the NDAA has been widely bipartisan, but unfortunately, this year, the House Democrats decided to play political games with our military’s funding authorization,” Carter said. “By making…

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