In a letter to the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, dated September 17, 2014, Congressman Charles B. Rangel, advocated that New York City follow the lead of other metropolitan municipalities such as Atlanta, New Orleans and Washington, D.C., by increasing the goals for disadvantaged and minority business enterprises (DBE and MBE) on the La Guardia Central Terminal Project.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following statement after President Obama unveiled his plan to provide assistance to the fight against Ebola in West Africa.
Washington, DC - Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked passage of a constitutional amendment to overturn the misguided Citizens United decision by a vote of 54-42:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following statement today in response to President Barack Obama's plans regarding the conflict in Syria and dealing with the jihadist group ISIS/ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria/Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passes H.R. 4443, honoring serviceman Juan M. Alcántara (Peña), who was killed by an explosion of an improvised explosive device (IED) during his second tour in Iraq, on August 6, 2007.
New York, NY - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 142,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent. With businesses adding 134,000 jobs, this marks the 54th consecutive month of private sector job growth.
WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today in calling the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to strengthen its oversight of food and beverage companies and ensure that they are making progress on reducing unhealthy food marketing to children.
New York, NY - Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following statement in celebration of Labor Day, which falls on September 1, 2014.