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John Carter's Public Statements

Full Name: John R. Carter
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 31, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 31
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Erika; 4 Children: Gilianne, Johnny, Teddy, Danielle
Birth Date: 11/06/1941
Birth Place: Houston, TX
Home City: Round Rock, TX
Religion: Christian
Date Title
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 11, 2012 Carter Calls for Prayer, Vigilance, and Resolve on 9-11
Sept. 7, 2012 Obama Failure to Comply with Sequestration Transparency Act Shows Bad Faith
Sept. 7, 2012 Autumn of Despair for the Jobless Ushered in by Obama Policies
Aug. 23, 2012 Texas Republicans Support ICE Agents Suing Administration Over Amnesty Program
Aug. 21, 2012 Carter Denounces Salamander Proposal
July 31, 2012 Sequestration: The Destruction of the United States Military
July 30, 2012 Carter Fights to Protect Historic Welfare Reform Law
July 26, 2012 Carter Blasts Senate Vote to Raise Taxes in a Recession
July 26, 2012 Carter Demands DHS Resume Border Reports to Congress
July 26, 2012 House Moratorium on Job-Killing Regulations Could Relieve Economy from Administration Overreach
July 25, 2012 Carter Praises House Vote to Remove Obama Blocks to New Offshore Drilling
July 25, 2012 Carter Says Audit of Federal Reserve Will Help Start Restoration of Public Trust in Government
July 24, 2012 House Moves to Untangle Federal Menu Labeling Red Tape
July 11, 2012 House Votes to Block 1 Million Obamacare Layoffs
July 10, 2012 Obama Hammers Small Businesses in Spite of Record Unemployment
July 9, 2012 Carter Pushes for Vigorous Court Action in Wake of Holder Contempt Congress
June 29, 2012 Carter Advances Protections for Endangered Antelope in Committee Action
June 28, 2012 Supreme Court Fails to Overturn Obamacare: Carter Demands Repeal and Replacement by Congress
June 26, 2012 Carter Applauds Court Approval of State Immigration Checks; Denounces Retaliatory Suspension of Arizona 287g
June 20, 2012 "Unprecedented Transparency": Executive Privilege Blocks Fast and Furious Investigation
June 18, 2012 Habitat for Salamanders and Texans
June 18, 2012 Carter to Introduce Legislation Blocking Listing of Texas Salamanders as Endangered Species
June 15, 2012 Obama Amnesty Plan Not Legally Valid
June 6, 2012 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013
June 6, 2012 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013
June 1, 2012 Obama's War on Jobs Draws Blood in May Report
May 31, 2012 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 31, 2012 Carter Votes to End Gender Selection Abortions
May 16, 2012 Carter Wins Ft Hood Purple Heart Language in NDAA
May 16, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 8, 2012 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 7, 2012 Letter to Conferees
April 26, 2012 Carter Passes Amendment to Keep Hotel Pools Open
April 19, 2012 Keystone Pipeline, Highway Bill; Tax Cuts Passed in House
April 18, 2012 Carter Calls for Obama, Soros to Pay Same Tax Rate as Working Americans
April 18, 2012 Carter Votes to Pass Sportmen's Heritage Act
April 13, 2012 Opinion: Time to Pay our Fair Share
April 11, 2012 Border Security -- What Works, What Doesn't
April 4, 2012 Carter Fights to Save Hotel Pools from New Federal Regs
April 3, 2012 Carter Keynotes Higher Education Impact Summit in Killeen
April 2, 2012 Carter Cosponsors Bill to Clarify NDAA Detention Provisions
March 28, 2012 Carter Fights to Protect Texas Farms and Ranches from New Federal Regs
March 22, 2012 Carter Votes to Repeal Key Obamacare Panel
March 20, 2012 Carter Rates Perfect Congressional Scorecard for International Religious Freedom
March 8, 2012 Carter Votes for House Passage of JOBS Act
March 5, 2012 Carter Pushes Coordinated House Response to South Temple Post Office Closing
Feb. 28, 2012 Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act
Feb. 17, 2012 Carter Votes No on Payroll Tax Cut Extension, Higher Deficits
Jan. 31, 2012 Regulations Stifling American Economy
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