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Sep 11, 2018

RI Fire Departments Granted $382K for New Rescue Equipment

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced a total of $382,728 federal funding to help the Smithfield and Johnston fire departments upgrade essential equipment.

Sep 10, 2018

Federal Delegation, RI Health Director Announce $2 Million for Zero Suicide in Washington County

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, and Rhode Island Department of Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, announced $2 million in federal funding for South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds’ Zero Suicide in Washington County program.

Sep 10, 2018

Rhode Island Awarded $9 Million to Support Mental Health Services for Students

The Rhode Island Congressional delegation and Governor Gina Raimondo joined the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) to announce a $9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support stronger mental and behavioral health services for Rhode Island students.

Aug 30, 2018

Four RI Fire Departments Granted $1.1M for New Truck & Rescue Equipment

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced a total of $1,113,758 in federal funding to help fire departments upgrade essential equipment.

Aug 28, 2018

RI Delegation Announces $309K to Boost Emergency Response Capabilities in Narragansett Bay

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced a total of $309,125 in two Port Security Grant Program (PSGP).

Aug 23, 2018

RI Delegation Announces $3.8M to Hire 28 New Firefighters & Enhance Public Safety

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced $3,848,921 in federal funding to help the Cumberland, Saylesville, Smithfield, and Woonsocket Fire Departments hire and train new firefighters and $6,819 to help the West Warwick Fire Department purchase a new thermal imaging camera.

Aug 15, 2018

Providence Fire Department Nets Nearly $1M Federal Grant

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline joined with Providence Public Safety Commissioner Steven Paré to announce $993,309 in federal funding for the Providence Fire Department through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program.

Aug 2, 2018

RI Fire Departments Receive $107K to Purchase Gear & Improve Safety

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced $106,668 in federal funding to help the Central Falls Fire Department, Kingston Fire Department, and Albion Fire District purchase needed equipment and gear to help them better serve their communities. The funding is being awarded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program.

Jul 30, 2018

Langevin Offices Accepting Applications for Fall Interns

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is accepting applications for interns in his Rhode Island and Washington, D.C., offices for the fall of 2018. This unpaid program is open to civic-minded college students who are available for at least 10 hours per week. A qualified candidate will be well-organized, responsible, dependable, and have strong oral and written communication skills.

Jul 28, 2018

RI Fire Departments Team Up to Win $763k Federal Grant to Upgrade SCBA Air Packs

Eight Rhode Island fire departments are receiving nearly $764,000 in federal funding to replace aging breathing equipment for their firefighters.

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