Press Releases

Nov 25, 2014

RI Awarded Nearly $341,000 in Federal Traffic Safety Funding

Issues: Rhode Island

The RI Congressional delegation announced that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s Office on Highway Safety has been awarded over $340,000 to support traffic and vehicle safety programs throughout the state.

Nov 21, 2014

Langevin Statement in Response to President Obama's Executive Order on Immigration

Issues: Immigration

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the a statement in response to President Obama’s Executive Order on immigration.

Nov 20, 2014

Langevin Statement on Epilepsy Awareness Month

In recognition of Epilepsy Awareness Month, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) took to the House floor to laud the actions of the Matty Fund, Rhode Island's leading epilepsy resource.

Nov 18, 2014

RI Delegation Lauds Approval of Block Island Wind Farm Transmission Line

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has offered a right-of-way grant to Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System, LLC for the Block Island Transmission System.

Oct 21, 2014

Rhode Island to Receive Over $8 Million in Housing Grants

Today U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced over $8 million in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding for the cities of Providence and East Providence.

Oct 16, 2014

Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Hosted General Dynamics Electric Boat Potential Supplier Summit

The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and its Rhode Island Procurement Technical Assistance Center hosted the General Dynamics Electric Boat Potential Supplier Summit on October 8 at the New England Institute of Technology.

Oct 15, 2014

LIHEAP to Receive More Than $3 Billion from HHS

Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline applauded the announcement that approximately $3.05 billion in heating and home energy assistance funds will be made available nationwide through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

Oct 7, 2014

Family Service of Rhode Island Awarded $499,513 for Together Forever Project

Family Service of Rhode Island has been awarded $499,513 through the federal Administration for Children and Families to support the “Together Forever Project,” which focuses on helping children in state care waiting for an adoptive home.

Oct 1, 2014

$3.68 Million Federal Grant Aims to Reduce School Violence in RI

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, along with U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, announced a $3,680,000 federal grant to the Central Falls School District.

Oct 1, 2014

RI Receives $625,000 in COPS Hiring Grants

Issues: Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Congressional delegation announced that two RI law enforcement agencies are receiving a total of $625,000 to add five more police officers to patrols this year.

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