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.
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.