Congressman John Carter

Representing the 31st District of Texas

Press Releases

August 27, 2021
"It is a sad day for our nation. Today marks the deadliest day in Afghanistan in over a decade. My heart aches for the twelve military families that are getting the worst news of their lives and I'm praying for the swift healing of those that have been wounded. There is no greater sacrifice than the one that our warriors make when they lay down their life in defense of their fellow Americans."
August 25, 2021
(Washington, DC)- Representative John Carter (TX-31) joined members of both the House and the Senate in a letter demanding President Biden answer for the devastating consequences of the hasty withdrawal of the U.S. military from Afghanistan.
August 16, 2021
"The situation unfolding in Afghanistan right now is an unmitigated, but completely avoidable, disaster. Not only has this poorly managed withdrawal put American lives at risk, it’s also left our allies high and dry. We made a promise to those individuals that aided in the United States’ mission and to see them left behind at the hands of a now emboldened enemy is a disgrace."
July 27, 2021
Today Representative John Carter (TX-31) and Mayor Tim Davis announced that Carter secured $10 million for City of Temple transportation projects in the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill.
July 26, 2021
(Cedar Park, TX)- Representative John Carter (TX-31) and Mayor Corbin Van Arsdale announced $750,000 secured by Congressman Carter for stormwater mitigation projects in the Cedar Park Ranchettes Section 2 and 3 Subdivision.
July 23, 2021
(Round Rock, TX)- Representative John Carter (TX-31) and Texas State University announced $1 million in funding for the Round Rock campus’ STEM-for-All Partnership
(Killeen, TX) - Representative John Carter (TX-31) and Dr. Marc Nigliazzo announced today that Carter secured $2,990,000 for Texas A&M University- Central Texas in the Defense Appropriations bill that will be on the House floor later this month. If signed into law, the funding will go toward research to limit hardware and software vulnerabilities to cyber-attacks in areas critical to the Department of Defense.
July 20, 2021
(Round Rock, TX)- Today Congressman John Carter (TX-31) announced the TX-31 Congressional Veteran Commendation board members for 2021. The Congressional Veteran Commendation program is designed to recognize the wartime sacrifices and community efforts of TX-31 veterans. To learn more about the program, click here.
(Washington, DC) - Today, Representative John Carter and over 170 of his Republican colleagues condemned President Biden’s attempt to remove the Hyde Amendment provision and other pro-life protections from the President's budget. The Hyde Amendment, which prohibits tax dollars from being used to fund abortions, has been a bipartisan effort for over 40 years and now, President Biden is attempting to end it.
July 2, 2021

(Washington, DC) - Representative John Carter (R-TX) joined Representatives Liz Cheney (R-WY), Elaine Luria (D-VA), and Raul Grijalva (D-AZ)