More on Economy and Jobs

Jun 22, 2017

House Approves Perkins Reauthorization to Strengthen Career and Technical Education

The House passed bipartisan legislation to strengthen and improve career and technical education and give Americans the skills they need to compete for in-demand jobs.

Jun 15, 2017

House Career & Technical Education Leaders Applaud Expansion of Apprenticeship Opportunities for American Workforce

Career & Technical Education (CTE) leaders in the House of Representatives welcomed President Trump’s executive actions to double federal funding for apprenticeship grants to close the skills gap and put more Americans to work

May 23, 2017

Langevin Statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal to Congress.

May 2, 2017

EDA Awards $600K to Develop Innovative Business Cluster in Providence

The RI Congressional delegation announced a $600,000 federal grant from the Economic Development Agency to help transform a vacant Providence property into a modern space for an innovative business cluster.

Mar 16, 2017

Langevin Statement on Trump’s 2018 Budget Framework

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to President Trump’s budget framework for Fiscal Year 2018.

Mar 7, 2017

Langevin, Thompson Encourage White House to Support Career and Technical Education

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump to highlight the important role career and technical education can play in bringing American workers into the 21st Century.

Feb 28, 2017

Langevin Statement on Trump’s Address to Congress

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the a statement in response to President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress.

Jan 13, 2017

Langevin Votes Against Legislation to Begin Repeal of the Affordable Care Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted in strong opposition to S.Con.Res. 3, the GOP budget proposal that begins the process of dismantling the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Sep 13, 2016

House Passes Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education

The House passed H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, a bill championed by Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional CTE Caucus, and Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA).

Aug 5, 2016

Andrew Cortés Selected to Lead National Apprenticeship Advisory Committee

RI's Congressional delegation cheered the announcement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez that Rhode Islander Andrew Cortés has been selected to lead the national Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship.