More on Economy and Jobs

Dec 11, 2017

RI Nets $1.6 Million to Continue Infrastructure Improvements at the Port of Galilee

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline joined Governor Gina M. Raimondo in announcing $1.6 million in federal funding to upgrade key infrastructure at the Port of Galilee in Narragansett to help protect jobs and promote investment at Rhode Island’s busiest commercial fishing port.

Nov 2, 2017

Langevin Statement on House Republican Tax Proposal

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding the release of the House Republican tax proposal.

Oct 5, 2017

Langevin Statement Opposing Fast Track Authority for Trump Tax Plan

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting against the Republican budget resolution, which passed by a vote of 219-206.

Sep 14, 2017

Langevin Statement Opposing Republican Omnibus Spending Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement expressing his opposition to the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 211-198.

Aug 24, 2017

YouthBuild Preparatory Academy Receives $1.1 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Labor

The Rhode Island Congressional delegation joined Anthony Hubbard, Executive Director of YouthBuild Preparatory Academy, in announcing a $1.1 million grant to provide educational opportunities and career development skills for at-risk Rhode Island students.

Jul 20, 2017

Langevin Leads Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Introduce the STEM to STEAM Act of 2017

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced the STEM to STEAM Act of 2017.

Jul 18, 2017

Federal Delegation Announces $125K to Grow Composites Industry, Create Jobs in RI

Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen David Cicilline and Jim Langevin today announced a $125,000 federal grant to develop a composites industry cluster that will support job creation and economic growth in Rhode Island.

Jun 22, 2017

House Approves Perkins Reauthorization to Strengthen Career and Technical Education

The House passed bipartisan legislation to strengthen and improve career and technical education and give Americans the skills they need to compete for in-demand jobs.

Jun 15, 2017

House Career & Technical Education Leaders Applaud Expansion of Apprenticeship Opportunities for American Workforce

Career & Technical Education (CTE) leaders in the House of Representatives welcomed President Trump’s executive actions to double federal funding for apprenticeship grants to close the skills gap and put more Americans to work

May 23, 2017

Langevin Statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal to Congress.

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