Rhode Island's Congressional delegation announced that the Community College of Rhode Island has been awarded $781,718 from the Department of Education to help Rhode Islanders pursue post-secondary education.
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.
RI's Congressional delegation announced that Rhode Island will receive $200,000 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to enhance efforts to rapidly detect microcephaly and other adverse birth outcomes caused by Zika virus infection.
The RI Congressional delegation announced $619,322 in federal funding from NOAA to support the Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve’s work to preserve and restore the coastal and estuarine ecosystems in Narragansett Bay.
Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation announced a $13.1 million federal boost for building a new commuter rail station long-sought by Pawtucket and Central Falls.
Langevin Statement on President Obama’s Presidential Policy Directive on Cyber Incident Coordination
Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after President Obama signed Presidential Policy Directive 41 entitled “United States Cyber Incident Coordination.”
Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and John Ratcliffe (R-TX) introduced legislation aimed at strengthening collaborative cybersecurity research and development efforts with Israel.
Murphy, Langevin, Bipartisan Group of 28 Members of Congress Laud Progress on Draft Northeast Regional Ocean Plan
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representative Jim Langevin (RI-02) were joined by a bicameral, bipartisan group of 28 Members of Congress in expressing support for continued public engagement on the draft Northeast Ocean Plan.
Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Jim Langevin announced that the URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography has been awarded funding from NOAAto support the school’s ocean monitoring.
Rhode Island’s federal delegation announced a $499,672 federal grant to support a new partnership between the cities of Providence and Cranston and the correctional system.