More on Economy and Jobs

May 26, 2016

RI to Receive $474,400 for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs

Rhode Island’s federal delegation announced $474,400 in federal funding to support emergency food and shelter programs that serve the hungry and homeless.

Apr 28, 2016

RI to Receive $1.25 Million in Re-Employment Grants

Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation announced that the state will receive $1,249,242 from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide re-employment and eligibility assessments to beneficiaries of unemployment insurance.

Apr 21, 2016

Langevin Applauds President Obama's Plan to Expand Apprenticeships

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voiced his support for President Obama’s plan to invest $90 million in expanding apprenticeships in the United States through the ApprenticeshipUSA program.

Jan 12, 2016

Langevin Statement on President Obama's State of the Union

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address.

Dec 18, 2015

Langevin Supports Omnibus Spending Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted to support H.R. 2029, a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill to fund the government for fiscal year 2016.

Dec 2, 2015

Langevin Applauds Bipartisan Education Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted for the Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaces No Child Left Behind and establishes modernized, improved guidelines for education in America.

Oct 28, 2015

Langevin and Cicilline Speak at “Make It In America: What’s Next?” Member Day Hearing

Congressmen Jim Langevin (RI-02) and David Cicilline (RI-01) joined House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and other House Democrats today for a “Make It In America: What’s Next?” hearing.

Oct 2, 2015

Langevin Hosts Field Hearing on Career Training

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) co-hosted a CTE field hearing with The German Marshall Fund of the United States, an organization that strengthens transatlantic cooperation.

Sep 29, 2015

Rhode Island DLT Receives $235,737 Grant for Temporary Caregiver Insurance Program

Governor Gina Raimondo and the RI Congressional delegation announced a $235,737 U.S. Department of Labor grant for the Temporary Caregiver Insurance Expansion Project run by the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training.

Sep 23, 2015

RI Receives Nearly $2.4 Million for Unemployment Improvements

The RI Congressional delegation and Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced that Rhode Island is receiving $2,359,917 in federal funds to bolster the state’s unemployment program.