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Hundreds of job-seekers turned out earlier this month for Congressman Carson's annual job fair at Ivy Tech Community College. The event featured more than 145 employers with over 4,400 full and part-time positions available.
In the coming months, the staff of Rep. André Carson will be holding office hours in communities near you. These mobile office hours aim to provide you with a location closer to where you are. Feel free to stop by. No appointment necessary. We stand ready to help with any issues at the federal level, such as issues with Social Security, Veterans Affairs, Medicare and others.
Rep. Carson joined a rally in front of the Supreme Court recently after the Court upheld President Trump’s Muslim ban. As one of two Muslims in Congress, Rep. Carson called the decision 'a shameful sanctioning of discrimination, and one that history will judge harshly.'
The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee recently approved Rep. Carson's FPS legislation. The Carson FPS provisions were included in Sections 12 and 13 of H.R. 6194, the Real Estate Assets and Leasing Reform (REAL) Act. This bill reforms programs at the General Services Administration (GSA)’s Public Building Service, which manages federal buildings across the country. The Committee approved $45,950,000 for repairs, renovations and upgrades to safety systems at the Bean Federal Center in Indianapolis, which is the second largest federal building in the country.
Recently, President Trump signed into law H.R. 4851, the Kennedy-King Establishment Act of 2018, legislation introduced by Congressman André Carson and co-sponsored by Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN). This legislation officially recognizes MLK Park in Indianapolis where Senator Robert F. Kennedy delivered a timeless speech on the day Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, and establishes the site as a part of the newly created U.S. Civil Rights Network.
Jun 26, 2018 Press Release
Jun 27, 2018 Statements for the Record
Jul 7, 2017 Statements for the Record