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May 8, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Congressman André Carson recently spoke on the House Floor in support of H.R. 5818, the Neighborhood Stabilization Act of 2008.  H.R. 5818 passed in the House today by a 239 to 188 vote margin.  Below are Congressman Carson’s remarks:

May 7, 2008 Statements for the Record
Congressman Andre Carson
7th District, Indiana
Remarks on HR 5818 The Neighborhood Stabilization Act of 2008
May 7, 2008

Madam Speaker:
May 2, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Andre Carson (IN-7) will deliver the Democratic Radio Address tomorrow.  In his address, Congressman Carson will discuss the Iraq war and the strain it is having on the U.S. economy.  He will also address how the New Direction Congress will continue to work for change.

WHO:          Congressman Andre Carson (IN-7)

May 2, 2008 Press Release

Indianapolis, IN – Congressman André Carson and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer will meet with local veterans in Indianapolis on Friday, May 2. In the meeting, Congressman Carson will discuss legislation that will help provide additional resources and support for our nation’s veterans.

Apr 30, 2008 Statements for the Record
Mr. CARSON of Indiana. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to bring attention to an issue of great concern to the people of my district. When I was home in Indianapolis this weekend I heard from countless homeowners who are concerned about losing their homes and the mortgage crisis.
Apr 30, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman André Carson, a member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today after Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, announced the lowering of federal interest rates.  This is the seventh reduction in the federal funds rate since last September.

Apr 28, 2008 Press Release

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Congressman André Carson released the following statement today regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold an Indiana voting identification law that requires voters to produce photo identification when going to the polls to cast their ballots:

Apr 26, 2008 Press Release

Indianapolis, IN – Today, Congressman André Carson will address Amtrak workers who will be picketing at a rally at the State Capitol on the Market Street steps.  The rally will start at 12 noon and Congressman Carson is expected to address the crowd shortly after the rally begins.  

Apr 26, 2008 Press Release

Indianapolis, IN – On Saturday, April 26th, Congressman André Carson, Congressman Danny K. Davis, and Indiana State Representative Bill Crawford, will participate in a forum on the recent signing into law of the Second Chance Act.  The event will start at 1 p.m. and be held at the Forest Manor Multi-Service Center on 5603 E.

Apr 22, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman André Carson submitted the following statement for the record today on House Concurrent Resolution 322, a resolution recognizing the 60th anniversary of the founding of the modern State of Israel.  Following are his remarks: