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Congressman Andre Carson

Representing the 7th District of INDIANA

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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. – 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.

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.

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.

Jul 30, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman André Carson issued the following statement today after President Bush signed the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act into law. This bipartisan measure, which included language authored by Congressman Carson, will provide relief to more than 400,000 homeowners struggling to finance their mortgage payments.

Jul 24, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman André Carson threw his support behind H.R. 6578, the Consumer Energy Supply Act, which temporarily releases oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) and replaces it later with heavier, cheaper crude oil in order to bring down gas prices.

Jul 23, 2008 Statements for the Record
REMARKS BY
THE HONORABLE ANDRÉ CARSON
FLOOR REMARKS ON FORECLOSURE PREVENTION ACT

WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2008
 
Mister Speaker, I rise in strong support of the Foreclosure Prevention Act.  This comprehensive reform package will help working families keep their homes and avert foreclosure.
 

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