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Carter, Malliotakis Introduce Legislation to Prohibit Migrant Shelters on U.S. Military Bases

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Today, Congressman John Carter (TX-31) and Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11) introduced legislation to prevent migrants from being housed on military bases located in the United States by prohibiting the use of federal funds to facilitate such shelter. The legislation comes after blue state governors have requested President Biden house illegal migrants on military bases.

Carter Questions Ft. Cavazos on Access to Food Issues

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Congressman John Carter (TX-31) sent a letter to Lieutenant General Sean Bernabe investigating the decisions leading up to the reported food access issues at Fort Cavazos. Along with the letter, Representative Carter issued the following statement.   "As a representative of Ft. Cavazos, the well-being of the soldiers stationed there is my top priority. Adequate access to…

Carter's Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill Passes House

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(Washington, DC)- Chairman John Carter (TX-31) released the following statement after the House passed his Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill 219-211.    "This bill is a culmination of months of intense work and negotiation. The final product is a solid conservative bill that keeps America's promise to our veterans, invests in deterrence…

Carter Supports America's Service Members

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Representative John Carter (TX-31) released the following statement after supporting the fiscal year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).   "In a world where our adversaries are becoming increasingly bold, the United States military needs to focus on deterrence efforts and readiness. This year's NDAA strikes a good balance between supporting our service members'…

Carter Votes Against H.R. 3746

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Representative John Carter (TX-31) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 3746, the Fiscal Responsibility Act.   "Over the last 72 hours, I have combed over this bill and analyzed the impacts it will have on my constituents, our nation’s military and veterans, and America’s fiscal future. Unfortunately, this legislation fell short of my…

Carter Introduces READI Act

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Representative John Carter (TX-31) reintroduced the Resist Executive Amnesty on Defense Installations (READI) Act this week. The bill would prohibit the housing of illegal immigrants on military installations in the United States. The bill is cosponsored by Representatives Brian Babin (TX-36), Ken Calvert (CA-41), Pat Fallon (TX-04), Richard Hudson (NC-09) Michael McCaul (TX-10), Troy Nehls (TX-22) and Pete Sessions (TX-17).

Carter Announces 2023 Congressional Art Competition Winner

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Representative John Carter (TX-31) announced Bella Davis from Georgetown High School as the winner of the 2023 Congressional Art Competition at an awards ceremony held at Texas State University- Round Rock over the weekend.   "I am blown away by the creativity of the students from TX-31 who submitted their artwork for the 2023 Congressional Art Competition," said…

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