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Chairman Carter Calls on VA Secretary to Remove Partisan Misinformation on Veterans Benefits

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(Washington, DC) - Representative John Carter (TX-31), Chairman of the Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Appropriations, today sent a letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough condemning the partisan misinformation spread by the VA about the Limit, Save, Grow Act. In a recent release from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the agency arbitrarily asserts that the…

Carter Secures $3 million for Cardiac Equipment and Renovations at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Round Rock

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Representative John Carter (TX-31) and Baylor Scott & White Greater Austin Region President Jay Fox today announced $3 million for equipment and renovations for the high-tech cardiac catheterization lab at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Round Rock. The funding will provide additional equipment to help medical staff save lives during cardiac emergencies as the region continues to grow. Representative Carter secured the funding in the Labor Health and Human Services appropriations bill.

Carter Secures $1 Million For Texas State University Stem-For-All Partnership and Research Initiative

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Representative John Carter (TX-31) and Texas State University President Kelly Damphousse announced $1 million in funding for the Round Rock Campus’ STEM-for-All Partnership and Research Initiative. Congressman Carter secured these funds in the fiscal year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. The STEM-for-all Partnership opens learning and professional development opportunities for all ages…

Carter, Texas Delegation Unveil Border Security Plan Ahead of Republican Takeover of the House

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Representative John Carter (TX-31) joined the Texas Delegation in unveiling a comprehensive border security strategy ahead of Republicans taking the majority in the House. The plan, a culmination of several pieces of legislation developed from members of the Texas delegation, will complete physical infrastructure, improve border enforcement, end asylum loopholes, and target cartels. Representative Carter's Updated Standards for Asylum (USA) Act, which would punish fraudulent asylum claims with a fine and up to 10 years of prison, is included in the plan.

Carter Secures $1 million for City of Round Rock’s Crisis Response Unit

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(Round Rock, TX) - Representative John Carter (TX-31) and Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan announced $1 million in federal funding secured by Congressman Carter for the City of Round Rock’s Crisis Response Unit. This funding was part of Representative Carter’s community project funding requests in the fiscal year 2022 appropriations bill.   “The City of Round Rock currently…

Carter Statement on National Defense Authorization Act

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Representative John Carter (TX-31) released the following statement after voting in favor of the fiscal year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act.  "Last night I was proud to vote for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA strengthens our military and provides much needed resources for our men and women in the Armed Forces, including a pay bonus and…

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