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.
"Today, as we honor the life of Michael Brown, we must also think about ways to prevent such a tragedy from ever happening again. Like many Americans, I am saddened and frustrated by a criminal justice system that too often fails people of color.