Rangel's Top 15: How the GOP Budget Is Bad for Blacks and Other People of Color

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  • Charles Rangel
  • Health Care
  • Preventive Health Care Services
  • Health Care
  • Senior Citizens
  • Pell Grants
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Head Start
  • Child Care
  • Title I
  • Jobs
  • Taxes
  • Food Stamps
  • WIC
  • Equal Pay
  • immigration reform

A Recipe for Recession

New York Rep. Charles Rangel, a longtime member of the powerful House and Ways Committee, has examined decades' worth of federal budgets. The recent proposal from House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, he says, would adversely and needlessly harm communities of color. “This budget is a recipe for recession at a time when too many Americans – especially people of color – are desperately struggling to make ends meet,” Rangel says. Here are his top 15 reasons why. — Joyce Jones (@BETpolitichick)


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