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Congressman Andre Carson

Representing the 7th District of INDIANA

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Jun 26, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman André Carson announced that he was able to secure $500,000 in the House Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD).  The funding will be used to install laptops and broadband technology in the cars of IMPD officers.  

Jun 26, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman André Carson announced that he has secured $200,000 in federal funds for a job training and small business program at the John H. Boner Community Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.  This $200,000 allowance for the John H. Boner Community Center was secured in the FY 2009 House Financial Services Appropriations bill.
Jun 26, 2008 Press Release
Indianapolis, IN- The Office of Congressman André Carson plans to hold its thirteenth “Congress On Your Corner” event on Thursday, June 26, 2008 from 6 – 8 pm.  The event will take place during the Martindale Brightwood Town Hall Meeting at Martin University Gathertorium, located at 2171 Avondale Place.
Jun 26, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman André Carson disclosed that he requested and secured federal funding for the Indianapolis North Flood Control Damage Reduction Project.  The $5,300,000 in funding for the project was in the House Energy and Water Appropriations Bill.  The funding will be used to finish a floodwall in the flood prone area of northern Indianapolis.  

Jun 16, 2008 Press Release

Indianapolis, IN- Congressman André Carson will join in honoring his grandmother, former Congresswoman Julia Carson, at a Post Office Dedication Ceremony this Monday, June 16, 2008.  The Ceremony will begin promptly at 10:30 am and will take place at the Mapleton Post Office located at 2650 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street.

Jun 13, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman André Carson and the Indiana House Delegation recently sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Elaine Chao requesting that her agency provide urgently needed emergency assistance to those Indiana workers dislocated by the recent onslaught of catastrophic weather that has swept through the state of Indiana.

Jun 13, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier this week, Congressman André Carson joined the U.S.

Jun 13, 2008 Press Release
Indianapolis, IN- Congressman André Carson will demonstrate his support for the LBGT community by participating in the 2008 INPride Festival Parade this Saturday, June 14, 2008.  The parade will begin promptly at 10:00 am and will start from the intersection of Massachusetts Ave. and College Ave.
Jun 12, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman André Carson today joined a bipartisan majority of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives in voting for legislation that will extend unemployment assistance to those American workers who have lost their jobs as a result of our slowing economy.  H.R.
Jun 11, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman André Carson joined a majority of his congressional colleagues in supporting legislation that will upgrade our nation’s passenger rail services and seek to ensure that Amtrak workers at the Beech Grove repair facility do not arbitrarily have their jobs relocated.  H.R.

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