Washington, DC – Congressman André Carson, (D- IN) released the following statement on the short-term funding bill that passed the House of Representatives this evening:
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman André Carson issued the following statement after House Republicans voted to advance a tax bill that will significantly harm the American middle class:
“Today, House Republicans passed their dangerous, deficit-exploding tax proposal.
Washington, DC – Nearly 100 members of Congress, led by Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO), André Carson (D-IN) and Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), today sent letters to top House and Senate leaders on both sides of the aisle urging bipartisan cooperation in finding a way to responsibly extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which was allowed to lapse on September
Washington, DC - Today I voted against a stop-gap bill to fund the government for two weeks. While avoiding a government shutdown is critical, I cast my vote in the hope that Congress will act to pass a responsible and long overdue FY 2018 spending bill, and provide funding for key, time-sensitive programs that we have yet to address.
Washington, DC – “I am deeply concerned by President Trump’s decision to overturn longstanding U.S. policy by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and relocating our embassy. This decision is likely to drive serious unrest across the region, unacceptably putting countless innocent people at risk.
Washington, DC - Today Congressman André Carson voted against a harmful Republican tax bill that would explode the deficit, increase taxes on the middle class and fail to simplify the tax code. In response, he released this statement:
“We all want lower taxes and a simpler tax code, but the goal should be to make our middle-class stronger.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Andre Carson released the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day, which is observed each year on November 11th:
“On Veterans Day, we honor veterans of all eras, our service members, and our military families for their service and sacrifices defending our great nation.
WASHINGTON, DC - Historically, funding for public health priorities such as the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has had strong bipartisan support.