More on Rhode Island

Aug 6, 2019

RI Nets $7.5 Million in Security Grants to Improve Emergency Response & Disaster Preparedness

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced that the state will receive $7,523,831 in federal national preparedness funds.

Jul 23, 2019

Langevin Introduces Legislation to Aid Adoptive Families

Congressman Langevin introduced bipartisan legislation to strengthen mental health services for adopted children and their families to ensure every child has a safe, permanent home.

Jul 23, 2019

New $60.3 Million INFRA Grant Will Help Pave the Way for Improvements to Northbound Providence Viaduct

Federal funding secured by the Rhode Island Congressional delegation will replace and upgrade the Northbound Providence Viaduct on I-95.

Jul 15, 2019

RI Delegation Announces Over $2 Million in Early Head Start Funding

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced a $2,031,812 grant to provide Rhode Island child development and family support services to low-income infants, toddlers, pregnant women and their families.

Jun 26, 2019

Langevin Secures Funding for RI Estuary Protection in Appropriations Bills

Appropriations package also contains Langevin amendments improving air travel for individuals with disabilities and increasing funding for law enforcement regional information sharing

Jun 25, 2019

Whitehouse, Langevin, Markey Lead Legislation to Harness Offshore Wind Energy

Bill would spur the growth of offshore wind energy in the United States by extending tax credits for the renewable energy industry.

Jun 22, 2019

Langevin Statement on the Passing of Jim Taricani

Congressman Langevin issued a statement on the passing of investigative reporter Jim Taricani.

Jun 19, 2019

Langevin Votes for $983 Billion Government Funding Package

The “minibus” appropriations package includes the fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; Defense; State; and Energy and Water appropriations bills.

Jun 7, 2019

Langevin Receives “Fostering Transformative Change Award” at Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day 2019

Two foster youth, one of whom is a Rhode Islander, shadowed Langevin during his work on Capitol Hill.

Jun 5, 2019

Langevin, Whitehouse Reintroduce Bill to Fix Rhode Island’s Aging Bridges

The SAFE Bridges Act authorizes $2.75 billion per year to repair and replace bridges in poor condition.