Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Charles Rangel

Transport Debate Still Stalled As Oberstar Decries “Lack of Political Will”

Halfway through the extra month that Congress gave itself to resolve a long-simmering dispute over funding the nation’s transportation system, Democratic leaders remain deadlocked over whether — and how long — to wait before debating a broad reform of federal infrastructure policy. The transportation secretary and the president have a stalemate on their hands. Photo: […]

Lawmakers Pitch Transport Funding Ideas, From VMT to Freight Taxes

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Leaders of the House transportation committee, doggedly pursuing a six-year, $450 billion infrastructure bill this year, pressed their case this morning before Ways and Means Committee colleagues who must approve a new funding mechanism for their massive legislation. On transport funding, a question looms: Whither Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel (D-NY)? (Photo: BusinessWeek) […]