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Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) has introduced a bill to enhance requirements for federal agencies to purchase American-made products.
Children deserve to eat nutritious meals that will help them grow and focus, and I am glad Rhode Island was awarded these federal funds to update kitchen equipment so our schools can serve healthier meals.
More details on submitting a contest entry, the rules of the competition, and helpful programming resources can be found on Congressman Cicilline’s website or at StudentAppChallenge.house.gov.
Shoppers are increasingly using the internet to find local businesses, and Facebook and other social media platforms can help connect small businesses to potential customers, said US Congressman David Cicilline.
Cicilline said that there needs to be a “hard conversation about the cost of education.” He also mentioned loans, saying “[the government] shouldn’t be making money on student interest.”
"These federal funds will help RIPTA, the City of Newport, and Discover Newport advance efforts to repair and upgrade the Newport Gateway Center, which was severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy," said Cicilline.
Congressman Cicilline joined Parker Gavigan on 10 News Conference to talk about events in the Ukraine, lowering unemployment in Rhode Island, and raising the federal minimum wage
The national Read Across America Day is officially Sunday, which was Dr. Seuss’s birthday. (He was born Theodor Seuss Geisel in Springfield, Mass., on March 2, 1904, and died in 1991.)
The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island invited the lawmakers to the JCC for what it hopes will become an annual forum on Middle East affairs.
U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline wants to hear from his constituents — in 140 characters or less. Cicilline, a Democrat, will hold his first “Twitter town hall” Friday, Feb. 28, from noon to 12:45 p.m.