More on Rhode Island

Feb 3, 2017

Langevin Bets on Patriots to Win

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) challenged Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) to a friendly wager over whether the New England Patriots or the Atlanta Falcons will take home Sunday’s coveted Super Bowl LI championship title.

Jan 26, 2017

Langevin Voices Opposition to Charlestown Rail Realignment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) sent a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration opposing the current proposal for realigning tracks in Washington County, as part of the Northeast Corridor Future “NEC Future” Tier 1 plan.

Nov 30, 2016

RI to Receive $6 Million for Early Education

RI's Congressional delegation announced that preschool programs in the state will receive $6,043,131 from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services through the Preschool Development Grant Program.

Sep 27, 2016

Federal Delegation Applauds Grant to Purchase 250 Body Cameras for Providence Police

The RI Congressional delegation applauded the Department of Justice’s $375,000 award to the Providence Police Department for the purchase of 250 body cameras.

Sep 22, 2016

Langevin Statement on the Passing of Henry Shelton

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the passing of George Wiley Center founder and social justice advocate Henry Shelton.

Sep 8, 2016

Langevin Statement on Retirement of Colonel Steven O’Donnell

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to Colonel Steven O’Donnell’s announcement that he will retire as Superintendent of the RI State Police and Commissioner of the RI Department of Public Safety.

Sep 8, 2016

RI Delegation Calls on FERC to Account for Climate Policies in New England Energy Pricing

RI's Congressional delegation sent a letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Norman C. Bay applauding regulators’ openness to integrating New England states’ climate policies into the region’s energy markets.

Sep 6, 2016

Whitehouse, Langevin, Cicilline, & Gorbea Call for Federal Campaign Finance Reform

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, and Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea called for an end to unchecked corporate spending in elections at a roundtable discussion about federal campaign finance reform.

Sep 2, 2016

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $160K for Fire Departments in East Greenwich & Portsmouth

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced over $160,000 in federal funding to help fire departments in East Greenwich and Portsmouth.

Sep 1, 2016

RI Delegation Announces $2,995,000 for URI Research Expedition to Arctic’s Northwest Passage

The RI Congressional delegation announced that the University of Rhode Island has been awarded funding to support an expedition into the Arctic’s Northwest Passage.