Congressman Charles B. Rangel released figures highlighting recent data that show that the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion will mean 167,000 fewer uninsured New Yorkers by 2016.
New York, N.Y. – Congressman Charles Rangel released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 203,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 7 percent in November, the lowest unemployment rate in five years. With businesses adding 196,000 jobs, this marks the 45th consecutive month of private sector job growth.
Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following statement to honor the life of Nelson Mandela, who passed away at age 95, on December 5, 2013, after battling with ill health for many years:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement after learning of the tragic accident on the Metro-North train that occurred in the Spuyten Duyvil section of the Bronx, which is part of the Thirteenth Congressional District.