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We recognize the manufacturing sector is a critical economic bright spot for our country. Luckily, domestic manufacturing is an area where there have been signs of bipartisan effort in Washington.
WASHINGTON – Efforts to create a new national park in the Blackstone River Valley moved forward after the House Committee on Natural Resources advanced the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act late last week.
Reps. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) promoted their Middle Class Jumpstart plan on Wednesday, which includes measures to increase access to affordable college.
"After almost a decade of war and the loss of thousands of American lives, the ultimate resolution of the conflict in Iraq will require a political solution not a military one,” Cicilline said
This is what the American people expect from Congress and I will continue working with my colleagues — both Democrats and Republicans — to expand economic opportunities for Rhode Island and get Rhode Islanders back to work.
Cicilline has joined with Reps. Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.) and Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) to introduce a bipartisan bill extending coverage for the long-term unemployed.
Rep. Cicilline said he and other lawmakers had to fight tooth and nail to obtain the money for the state.