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Carter Pledges Support for Bill that Will Ensure Social Security Fairness for Teachers, Firefighters, and Police Officers

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Congressman John Carter (TX-31) has pledged his support for Congressman Kevin Brady's Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act by cosponsoring the legislation. This bill will eliminate Social Security's Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and replace it with a new formula that ensures teachers, firefighters police officers, and other public servants receive Social Security benefits based on work history.

Carter Fights to Protect the Nation, Secure the Border, Support Military, Veterans

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(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative John R. Carter (R-TX-31) is fighting for Central Texas values, protecting our nation against increasing threats, securing our border, and supporting our military and veterans. This past year in Congress, Rep. Carter and House Republicans have led the fight against President Obama and his liberal policies, including his unlawful executive amnesty.

Carter Votes to Support Military, Strengthen National Security, Protect Seniors, Reduce Deficit, Repeal Obamacare Mandate

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(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Rep. John R. Carter (R-TX-31) voted to support our military, strengthen our national defense, protect seniors from sky rocketing premiums, reduce the deficit, and repeal an Obamacare employer mandate.

Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act- Certainty for Seniors, Physicians and American Taxpayers

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Congressman John Carter (R-TX31) is releasing the following statement regarding the recent House passage of H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, to repeal the flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula and replace it with a long-term, sustainable plan.

Rep. Carter fights to keep IRS out of public's private life

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The IRS has no business in the private lives of Americans. That was the message sent this week by Congressman John Carter (R-TX31) and the House of Representatives, who passed 12 bills that will place restrictions on the IRS and other government agencies as part of Stop Government Abuse Week.

Chairman Carter: Senate immigration bill dead on arrival to House; continues work on comprehensive House immigration bill

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ROUND ROCK, T.X.-  Congressman John Carter, one of seven House members working on a comprehensive immigration bill, is releasing this statement in response to the passage of the Senate’s comprehensive immigration bill Thursday.“The Senate legislation is dead on arrival in the House of Representatives. I will continue to work with my House colleagues to strengthen our…

Democrats Block Balanced Budget Amendment

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For Immediate Release: November 18, 2011The nation’s hopes for a balanced federal budget and resulting new jobs were dashed today as House Democrats voted overwhelmingly to continue the Obama Administration’s out-of-control federal spending and handouts, according to House Republican Conference Secretary John Carter (TX-31).   “There is no excuse for any…

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