More on Economy and Jobs

Sep 17, 2015

YouthBuild Providence Lands $1.1 Million Federal Grant to Provide Education & Job Skills for RI Youth

The Rhode Island Congressional delegation announced a $1.1 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to give at-risk young Rhode Islanders the opportunity to get a good education and develop the job skills they need to succeed.

Jun 29, 2015

RI to Receive Nearly $2 Million in Workforce Development & Re-Employment Grants

Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation announced that the state will receive two federal grants to better connect job seekers and employers.

Jun 25, 2015

$475,000 in Federal Grants to Help RI Fishermen & Scientists Team Up on Sustainability Studies

The RI Congressional delegation announced that Rhode Island fishermen are slated to receive a new infusion of up to $475,000 in federal funds to support research projects aimed at improving the sustainability of local fisheries.

Jun 18, 2015

Rhode Island to Strengthen, Expand Job Training with New Federal Grant

The Rhode Island Congressional Delegation and Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $5.25 million to Rhode Island to support the newly-created “Real Jobs Rhode Island” initiative.

May 5, 2015

Recognizing Artistic Excellence in RI, State Gets $863,000 Boost from Federal NEA Grants

Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation and Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced Rhode Island entities, including the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, will share $862,800 in federal grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

May 1, 2015

Langevin Introduces Resolution to Support STEM to STEAM

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced a resolution that recognizes the importance of art and design in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields, a movement known as STEM to STEAM.

Apr 30, 2015

Whitehouse, Langevin Support Good Corporate Governance

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced legislation that would allow federal employees to make socially responsible investments in their retirement plans.

Apr 29, 2015

Delegation Announces $375,000 in NASA Grant Funding for Brown University

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced that Rhode Island will receive $375,000 over three years through a NASA Research Infrastructure Development grant.

Apr 21, 2015

Langevin Statement on Fast Track for TPP

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to the introduction of legislation that would give the administration fast-track authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement.

Apr 8, 2015

Whitehouse, Langevin, and Cicilline Lead Economic Development Administration Head on Tour of Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams for part of Whitehouse's day-long tour of Rhode Island.