"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.
Congressman André Carson released the following statement tonight regarding the news of ISIL hostage, Hoosier, Peter Kassig.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman André Carson (IN-07) released the following statement today after Attorney General Eric Holder announced he will depart the Justice Department once a successor is confirmed:
Today, Congressman André Carson announced that Volunteers of America of Indiana is the recipient of a one million dollar grant from the Department of Justice to help reduce recidivism rates across the state.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced that Metropolitan School District in Pike Township was awarded nearly $1 million dollars over the course of the next five years to help prevent violence and reduce negative student behavior.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman André Carson (IN-07) announced that Indianapolis is the recipient of a $2 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman André Carson (IN-07) released the following statement following tonight’s Presidential address.
INDIANAPOLIS— This morning, Congressman André Carson (IN-07) along with Northrop Grumman Corporation, recognized Rolls-Royce in Indianapolis for its support of the U.S. Air Force Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program.
INDIANAPOLIS – Congressman Andrė Carson, (IN – 07), U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, and U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly will visit Pike High School in Indianapolis, a recent Youth CareerConnect grantee,Wednesday, Sept. 3, to see first-hand how students are receiving the skills they need for in-demand jobs.