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.
Washington D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement in recognition of Thanksgiving Day, which will be observed this year on Thursday, November 28, 2013:
New York, N.Y. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement recognizing the beginning of the celebration of Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple, and begins sundown, Nov. 27th.
Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement in observance of National Alzheimer's Awareness Month.
Congressman Charles Rangel will be hosting an Info Session on the Affordable Care Act and how to enroll in the NY State of Health on Thursday, December 19 from 7-9 p.m. This event will take place at the Fort Tryon Center for Rehabilitation (801 West 190th Street, New York, NY; Near Overlook Terrace). Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with Marketplace Navigators, who will provide assistance in enrolling for affordable health insurance.
New York, NY - Congressman Charles B. Rangel announced that the CMS will be extending the date that consumers can enroll in a health plan to receive coverage beginning January 1, from December 15 to December 23.
Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement in support of the Senate’s vote to eliminate the use of the filibuster and allow up-or-down votes on presidential nominees except for those to the Supreme Court:
Rangel: Nearly Three-Quarters Of Those In Individual Market Eligible For Premium Subsidies Or Medicaid
Congressman Charles B. Rangel announced a new report finding that nearly three-quarters of the people in the individual health insurance market have family incomes that make them eligible for financial assistance under the ACA.