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Happy Thanksgiving
Congressman Jerry Carl It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is here already. I’m thankful to have a few days to spend with Tina, my kids, and my grandkids reflecting on the past year and all the many blessings in our lives. Thanksgiving is such an important time of year for my family, and I always enjoy revisiting how Thanksgiving got its start in America.Just over four hundred years ago, a group…
Thank you
Congressman Jerry Carl Last week, I was humbled to be re-elected to continue serving you for another two years in Congress. Although several races around the country did not turn out as many of us might have hoped, I’m thankful to have received such overwhelming support from voters across Alabama’s First Congressional District, and I look forward to continuing the fight for our values and ensuring your voice is heard…
Veterans Day
Congressman Jerry Carl Veterans Day (formerly known as Armistice Day) is observed every year on November 11 to honor the military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The holiday began as a day to reflect on the heroism of all who died in service of our country, and it falls on November 11 because this is the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I.…
A serious diesel shortage could make inflation worse
Congressman Jerry Carl A few days ago, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that the U.S. has just a 25-day supply of reserve diesel fuel, which is the lowest amount we’ve seen in at least 14 years. This amount is unacceptably low and could cause huge issues for our nation’s supply chains and for people reliant on heating oil to heat their homes this winter.For the last two years, we’ve…
A government that’s accountable
Congressman Jerry Carl When House Republicans win back the majority in a few short weeks, we will quickly work to ensure our government is accountable to all Americans. Since the first day I took office, I’ve been fighting this fight because it’s absolutely critical for us to preserve a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. Unfortunately, nearly all our efforts have been completely blocked by…