Submitted by Steven Floyd

Rep. Buddy Carter recently addressed a crowd of about 50 at the Brunswick Exchange Club regarding the 2020 election and the start of a new legislative session. Carter, a four-term Republican, spoke at length about a lack of bipartisanship in the House chamber, infrastructure spending proposals and the lack of a firm security policy at the border.

Pictured are Mitch Strickland, president-elect, left, and Rep. Buddy Carter.

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