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Congressman Andre Carson

Representing the 7th District of INDIANA

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Dec 4, 2014 Press Release

INDIANAPOLIS – “Tonight, we lost a leader who dedicated his life to our community.  As a businessman, philanthropist, and activist, Bill Mays helped improve the lives of countless Hoosiers throughout his life. I pray that God gives peace and comfort to his wife, Rose, his daughters Kristin and Heather, and to the countless others for whom Bill is “family.”

 

Dec 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015, which included provisions authored by Congressman Carson to protect the mental health of deployed service members.  The NDAA containing Congressman Carson’s  provisions is expected to pass the Senate next week before making its way to the President’s

Nov 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman André Carson issued the following statement in response to the decision of the Ferguson Grand Jury not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown:

“Tonight, my prayers are with the Brown family who lost their son far too soon.  No parent should have to live through such an ordeal.

Nov 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman André Carson issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Charles “Chuck” Hagel will step down as Secretary of Defense once a successor is confirmed:

Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman André Carson (IN-07) released the following on President Barack Obama's Executive Action on immigration:

Nov 16, 2014 Press Release

"My deepest condolences go out to the friends and family of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter. The brutality shown to Kassig is in stark contrast to the bravery he displayed while serving his nation as an Army Ranger and dedicated humanitarian.  My prayers are with the family and those still suffering under the violence in the Middle East."


 

Oct 15, 2014 Press Release

INDIANAPOLIS - Today, Congressman André Carson announced that EmployIndy is the recipient of an $8.3M grant on behalf of the Department of Labor to help reduce long-term unemployment in the region. The grant which runs through 2018, will create Employ Up, a program designed to train Hoosiers in STEM-related skills in an effort reduce the need for H-1B visas. 

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Oct 3, 2014 Press Release

Congressman André Carson released the following statement tonight regarding the news of ISIL hostage, Hoosier, Peter Kassig.

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Sep 25, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman André Carson (IN-07) released the following statement today after Attorney General Eric Holder announced he will depart the Justice Department once a successor is confirmed: 

Sep 24, 2014 Press Release

Today, Congressman André Carson announced that Volunteers of America of Indiana is the recipient of a one million dollar grant from the Department of Justice to help reduce recidivism rates across the state.

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