More on Rhode Island

Oct 5, 2017

Rhode Island College Wins $1.1 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant

The RI Congressional delegation announced a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Education grant for Rhode Island College to provide opportunities for disadvantaged students to pursue doctoral studies.

Sep 1, 2017

RI Gets Nearly $8 Million in Federal Funds to Improve Security & Enhance Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response Capabilities

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced that the state will receive $7,911,775 in federal national preparedness funds.

Aug 30, 2017

Delegation Announces $1.8 Million in Head Start Funding for Woonsocket

RI's Congressional delegation announced more than $1.8 million in federal funding to expand access to early childhood education and comprehensive services for children and families in Woonsocket.

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.

Aug 4, 2017

Congressional Delegation Announces $26 Million in Medicare Payments for RI Hospitals

RI's Congressional delegation announced that hospitals across the state will receive approximately $26 million in additional Medicare payments following the renewal of a “wage index” adjustment.

Jul 29, 2017

RI Delegation Announces $2 Million to Hire More Firefighters in North Kingstown & Barrington

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced over $2 million in federal funding to help North Kingstown and Barrington hire and train new firefighters.

Jul 21, 2017

Langevin Presents Six Service Medals to Vietnam Veteran

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) presented First Lieutenant Stephen McMahon with six medals — including a Bronze Star — for his service in the Vietnam War.

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.

Jul 6, 2017

Langevin Presents 10 Service Medals to Son of World War II Veteran

Congressman Jim Langevin presented James Hirst, son of World War II veteran Robert S. Hirst, with 10 medals for his father’s service in the U.S. Army.

May 15, 2017

Langevin, Whitehouse Highlight Bill to Invest $170 Million in Fixing RI Bridges, Creating Jobs

Congressman Jim Langevin and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse called on Congress to pass the Strengthen and Fortify Existing (SAFE) Bridges Act.

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