Press Releases

Jul 27, 2016

RI Wins $13.1M Federal TIGER Grant for Pawtucket, Central Falls Rail Station

Issues: Rhode Island

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.

Jul 26, 2016

Langevin Statement on President Obama’s Presidential Policy Directive on Cyber Incident Coordination

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after President Obama signed Presidential Policy Directive 41 entitled “United States Cyber Incident Coordination.”

Jul 14, 2016

Langevin, Ratcliffe Introduce Cybersecurity R&D Legislation

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and John Ratcliffe (R-TX) introduced legislation aimed at strengthening collaborative cybersecurity research and development efforts with Israel.

Jul 14, 2016

Murphy, Langevin, Bipartisan Group of 28 Members of Congress Laud Progress on Draft Northeast Regional Ocean Plan

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

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.

Jul 5, 2016

Reed, Whitehouse, Langevin Announce Ocean Observation Funding for URI

Issues: Education, Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

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.

Jul 1, 2016

RI Delegation Announces $500K for Providence-Cranston Partnership to Reduce Recidivism

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.

Jun 30, 2016

Congressional Delegation Announces Over $8 Million to Enhance RI Emergency Preparedness

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced that Rhode Island will receive $8,066,145 in federal national preparedness funds.

Jun 28, 2016

Clark, Langevin, Nolan Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education

Policymakers from across the aisle introduced the Strengthening Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the 21st Century Act, which authorizes and modernizes the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.

Jun 27, 2016

Delegation Cheers NOAA Funding to Help Rhode Island Fishermen

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

The RI Congressional delegation welcomed NOAA's announcement that it will be able to cover a significant portion of Northeast groundfish fishermen’s at-sea monitoring costs for this fishing season.

Jun 23, 2016

Reed, Whitehouse, Langevin Announce $1.25 Million Plan to Expand Auto Import & Offshore Wind Capacity at Quonset

U.S. Senators Reed and Whitehouse and U.S. Representative Langevin announced that the EDA will award a new $625,000 federal grant to the Port of Davisville.

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