"Having proudly attended a high school that bears his illustrious name, I am proud to stand with my fellow Members of Congress to honor the memory of Frederick Douglass, a great abolitionist, civil rights leader, and American civil servant."
Small businesses in Manhattan and the Bronx provide an estimated annual payroll of $203.5 million for employees and their families.
This past year, U.S. small businesses have created nearly 700,000 jobs, making up 40 percent of employment gains across companies of all sizes.
Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona decision that struck down an Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote.
On Monday, June 24, 2013, Congressman Charles B. Rangel is bringing Library of Congress's Veterans History Project to his congressional district, and is calling for participation of volunteers who wish to become "Oral Historians," and veterans willing to tell the next generation about their experiences.
Congressman Charles B. Rangel stood with his Democratic colleagues to sign the discharge petition for the Student Loan Relief Act of 2013, H.R. 1595, which would permit the House to vote on the legislation.
Congressman Charles B. Rangel commemorated the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy signing the Equal Pay Act into law on June 10, 1963. National Equal Pay Day reminds us how far into the current year women must work in order to earn the same pay as men from the preceding year.
Today's jobs report is a sign of progress for our economic recovery, showing steady job growth despite GOP's obstructionism.
Today marks the 69th anniversary of D-Day, an event that would turn the tide for World War II and change the course of history. We honor the Allied troops, including brave American soldiers, who risked their lives to ensure a free world.
On Monday, June 24th, Rangel invites veterans and volunteers in New York City to participate in the Veterans History Project, which was created by Congress to collect, preserve, and make accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans.