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.
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.
The First Focus Campaign for Children, a national bipartisan children’s advocacy group, recognized Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) for his leadership on issues important to children during the 113th Congress.
Rhode Island's Congressional delegation announced that Providence’s Department of Planning and Development has received $3.9 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to protect city residents from the hazards of lead-based paint.
Rhode Island's Congressional Delegation and Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced that the U.S. Department of Labor is awarding $161,417 to the RI Department of Labor and Training to fund a feasibility study on paid leave.
Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation and Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced that the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment is awarding Rhode Island a one-year, $1.57 million grant to help boost the state’s economy and help it diversify.
RI's Congressional delegation announced $791,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Justice for a study on teen dating violence, which will be conducted at Rhode Island Hospital and will focus on aggressive attitudes among middle school-aged boys.
Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the Transit Accessibility Innovation Act, which would encourage public transit systems to address deficiencies in service for individuals with disabilities.
In advance of the UN Climate Summit, Congressman Langevin (D-RI) joined members of SEEC in calling for decisive action to turn the tide on climate change.
During debate on the McKeon amendment to the Continuing Resolution, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) spoke on the House floor in favor of arming moderate Syrian rebels in the context of a broader coalition opposing ISIL.