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Aug 1, 2014

Rangel Receives Congressional Black Associates Legacy Award

Issues: Civil Rights

Washington D.C. - Congressman Charles B. Rangel was honored at the Congressional Black Associates (CBA) annual “Tribute to our Trailblazers” award ceremony on Wednesday, July 30, 3014.

Aug 1, 2014

Rangel Statement on July Jobs Report

Issues: Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 209,000 jobs in July.

Aug 1, 2014

MYTHBUSTER: House GOP’s Faux 41 “Jobs” Bills: More of the Same Special Interest, No-Jobs Agenda

The House GOP Leadership continues to try to convince the American people that their Special Interest, No Jobs Agenda is something other than a series of giveaways to special interests and the wealthiest few. They've got a lot of selling to do…

Jul 31, 2014

Rangel Touts Completion of $38 Million Renovation of Senior Housing in Upper Manhattan

Congressman Charles B. Rangel applauded Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's announcement of the completion of rehabilitation and modernization of Philip’s Senior House, a fourteen-story Mitchell Lama building with 200 units in Central Harlem, which will remain affordable for low- and moderate-income seniors for forty years.

Jul 30, 2014

Rangel Honors 49th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid Being Signed Into Law

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel released this statement to honor the 49th anniversary of the creation of Medicare and Medicaid which was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 30, 1965.

Jul 29, 2014

Rangel Joins with President Obama at Young African Leaders Town Hall

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Charles B. Rangel joined President Barack Obama at the Young African Leaders Town Hall on Monday, July 28, 2014, which was held as part of the Presidential Summit for Mandela Washington Fellows.

Jul 29, 2014

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Alexander Hamilton Bridge Rehabiliation

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced completion of the $415 million project to rehabilitate the Alexander Hamilton Bridge, which carries eight lanes of Interstate 95 traffic over the Harlem River between the Boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx, linking the George Washington Bridge and the Cross Bronx Expressway. The bridge originally opened to traffic in January 1963.

Jul 24, 2014

Rangel on Recent Court Decision on Affordable Care Act's Premium Tax Credits

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement on rulings made by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit with regard to the Affordable Care Act's premium tax credits.

Jul 23, 2014

Rangel Applauds Strengthening of US-DR-Haitian Economic Ties

Issues: Foreign Policy

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a Subcommittee Hearing on U.S.-Dominican Republic Relations: Bolstering Economic Growth and Energy Independence, on July 23, 2014.

Jul 16, 2014

Rangel Joins to Introduce the Democracy is For All Amendment

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Charles B. Rangel co-introduced the Democracy for All Amendment with U.S. Reps. Ted (FL-21), Donna Edwards (MD-4), and Jim McGovern (MA-2).