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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).

Jul 10, 2014

Rangel Joins Pro-Caucus to Introduce Legislation in Response to Hobby Lobby Decision

Issues: Healthcare

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Charles B. Rangel joined Reps. Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) and Diana DeGette (D-CO), co-Chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), a veteran member of the House Judiciary Committee and one of the leaders in the fight for the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) of 1993, as one of the 130 original co-sponsors to introduce legislation in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood v. Burwell.

Jul 8, 2014

Rangel Statement on June Jobs Report

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 288,000 jobs in June, with the unemployment rate falling to 6.1%. This marks the 52nd consecutive month of private sector job growth.

Jul 3, 2014

Rangel Statement on Independence Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement in observation of Independence Day on June 4, 2014.

Jul 2, 2014

Rangel Marks 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act

Issues: Civil Rights

New York, NY – Today, Congressman Charles B. Rangel marked the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act. President Lyndon Johnson signed this historic law, the most sweeping civil rights legislation since Reconstruction, on July 2, 1964.

Jul 1, 2014

Rangel Hails Supreme Court's Ruling on Gay Conversion Therapy

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Congressman Charles B. Rangel released the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision to uphold a state-ban on the use of gay conversion therapy in California.

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