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Congressman Andre Carson

Representing the 7th District of INDIANA

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Jun 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. André Carson (D-IN), a senior member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released this statement following President Trump’s announcement that he is issuing new economic sanctions on Iran. The move comes several days after the President abruptly halted planned air strikes against the nation after it shot down a U.S. drone over the Strait of Hormuz.

Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last night the House of Representatives passed an amendment introduced by Rep. André Carson that will increase funding to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) from the Department of Defense (DoD) by four million dollars above current levels.

Jun 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman André Carson and Senators Mike Braun and Todd Young, along with Representatives Pete Visclosky (IN-01), Jackie Walorski (IN-02), Jim Banks (IN-03), Jim Baird (IN-04), Susan Brooks (IN-05), Greg Pence (IN-06), Larry Bucshon (IN-08), and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09), introduced legislation to rename the United States Post Office building at 456 N

May 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC-- Congressman André Carson (IN-07) has reintroduced legislation to improve duck boat safety. The Duck Boat Safety Act (H.R. 2799) directs the U.S Coast Guard to implement long-overdue recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to help make these vessels safer, more buoyant, and better equipped to withstand flooding or sinking.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman André Carson issued the statement below following the House of Representatives’ passage of the Equality Act. This legislation extends anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans with regard to employment, education, access to credit, jury service, federal funding, housing and public accommodations.

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – Congressman André Carson (D-Ind.-07) along with U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and U.S.

May 6, 2019 Press Release

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Congressman André Carson (D-IN), one of three Muslim members of the U.S. Congress, released the statement below commemorating the beginning of Ramadan, a sacred month of fasting in the Islamic faith:

Apr 28, 2019 Press Release

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Congressman André Carson released the statement below following the death of former Senator Richard Lugar, who served as mayor of Indianapolis from 1968 to 1975, and represented Indiana in the U.S. Senate from 1977 to 2013:

Apr 25, 2019 Press Release

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Congressman André Carson applauded ride sharing company Lyft’s announcement on Thursday that it is expanding its Grocery Access Program to Indianapolis and nearly a dozen other cities nationwide, as well as two cities in Canada.

Apr 18, 2019 Press Release

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Congressman André Carson, a senior member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued this statement following the Department of Justice’s release of the redacted Mueller Report:

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