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Sep 11, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman André Carson delivered the following statement today on the Floor of the House of Representatives in remembrance of the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks:

Aug 29, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – To commemorate the third Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Congressman André Carson released the following statement today:

Aug 28, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – To commemorate the 45th Anniversary of the March on Washington, Congressman André Carson released the following statement today:

Aug 20, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman André Carson released the following statement after it was announced that Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones died Wednesday after suffering an aneurysm:

Aug 14, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – To commemorate the 73rd Anniversary of the Social Security Act being signed into law, Congressman André Carson released the following statement today:

Aug 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman André Carson released the following statement today after the Department of Labor reported that employers eliminated 51,000 jobs in July, the seventh consecutive contraction in the labor market.  In July, the unemployment rate rose to 5.7 percent from 5.5 percent in June, its highest level since March 2004.

Aug 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman André Carson joined a bipartisan majority of his colleagues in supporting H.R. 6599, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs FY09 Appropriations Act. H.R. 6599 allocates over $40 billion for veterans’ medical care and rejects President Bush’s proposal to cut the Department of Veterans Affairs construction by $788 million.

Jul 31, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman André Carson joined a bipartisan majority in voting for H.R. 1338, the Paycheck Fairness Act. H.R. 1338 strengthens the Equal Pay Act so that it will be a more effective tool in combating gender-based pay discrimination.

Jul 30, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andre Carson joined 326 of his colleagues in supporting H.R. 1108, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. This bipartisan bill grants the Food and Drug Administration the authority to restrict tobacco marketing and sales to youth.

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