Washington, DC - Yesterday, the House approved a package of eight spending bills, covering non-defense spending for FY18.
Included in the bill was an amendment offered by Congressman Carson to restore funding to afterschool programs, which President Trump proposed eliminating.
Washington, DC -Today, Congressman André Carson released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced its decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a six-month delay:
Washington, DC – Congressman André Carson, (D- IN) released the following statement after this morning’s Senate health care vote:
Intelligence Authorization Act Floor Speech
Mr. Speaker, as a Member of the House Intelligence Committee, I am proud of the bipartisanship that allowed us to put this bill together.
Access to nutritious food should be a necessity not a luxury. But today, too many people across Indianapolis and our country are struggling to find the healthy food they need. More and more supermarkets are closing their doors and public transportation is often located a mile or more away.
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman André Carson announced the re-launch of the Higher Education Caucus in the 115th Congress. Carson founded the Higher Education Caucus in 2012, as a bipartisan forum for Congress to better address the challenges facing our higher education system.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), annual federal legislation that authorizes spending and sets policy for the United States military and Department of Defense.
Congressman Carson, Mr. Speaker, I stand today to congratulate Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on 100 years of service and dedication to the Indianapolis community. I want to extend my gratitude to Pastor Ronald Covington and First Lady Kim Covington for their commitment to this community.
Washington, DC – Today, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed an amendment sponsored by Congressman André Carson (D-IN) that would improve flight safety by requiring the installation of secondary cockpit barriers on new passenger airplanes.