Housing discrimination is a big problem in Central Indiana and the federal government is now spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to combat it thanks to the help of Rep. André Carson.
Rep. André Carson joined Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman to announce the addition of free Wi-Fi, light food service and business class seating to a passenger line that runs between Indianapolis and Chicago.
Congressman Carson joined the Secretary of Labor on a visit to Pike High School recently to point out that Pike is a national leader in the effort to close the skills gap.
Democrats on Capitol Hill are pointing to a job fair put on by Congressman André Carson as an example of how they hope to rebuild the middle class.
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Washington, D.C. – Congressman André Carson issued the following statement in response to the decision of the Ferguson Grand Jury not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown:
“Tonight, my prayers are with the Brown family who lost their son far too soon. No parent should have to live through such an ordeal.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman André Carson issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Charles “Chuck” Hagel will step down as Secretary of Defense once a successor is confirmed:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman André Carson (IN-07) released the following on President Barack Obama's Executive Action on immigration:
"My deepest condolences go out to the friends and family of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter. The brutality shown to Kassig is in stark contrast to the bravery he displayed while serving his nation as an Army Ranger and dedicated humanitarian. My prayers are with the family and those still suffering under the violence in the Middle East."
INDIANAPOLIS - Today, Congressman André Carson announced that EmployIndy is the recipient of an $8.3M grant on behalf of the Department of Labor to help reduce long-term unemployment in the region. The grant which runs through 2018, will create Employ Up, a program designed to train Hoosiers in STEM-related skills in an effort reduce the need for H-1B visas.