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Rep. John Carter
Rep. John Carter
Member of Congress (R-TX)
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      Rep. John Carter

      U.S. Representative John R. Carter was elected in 2010 to his fifth term representing Texas' Thirty-First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Menu mandates: Federal regs gone mad

A pepperoni pizza with extra cheese is not what most people would have dreamed was a target for reform in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that passed three years ago. But as then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi pointed out at the time, we would have to pass it to find out “what is in it.” Now we are finding out, much to the country’s chagrin, that in addition to massive new red tape for health care, federal regulators are seeking to take over as editors-in-chief of America’s menus.