Nearly $250k federal AFG award will benefit Smithfield, North Smithfield, Albion Fire District, Cumberland, Woonsocket, and neighboring towns
RI Congressional Delegation Announces Nearly $600K in Funds for Central Falls and Portsmouth Fire Departments
U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman David Cicilline announced new federal funding for the Central Falls Fire Department to hire new firefighters, and for both Central Falls and Portsmouth to purchase equipment.
"Julian Bond defined his life through an unwavering and unparalleled commitment to public service, non-violence, and advocacy for those on the margins of society."
I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of First Sgt. P. Andrew McKenna, a heroic Rhode Islander, who gave his life in service of our nation.
Governor Gina Raimondo, along with the state's Congressional delegation today announced that the White House has chosen Rhode Island to be a part of the President's TechHire initiative.
In an historic moment for the American offshore wind industry, the Block Island Wind Farm has reached its “steel in the water” milestone with the installation of the first wind farm foundation component.
U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, today requested that the Attorney General of the United States, Loretta Lynch, open an investigation into how John Russell Houser was able to legally purchase a handgun despite being involuntarily committed to a mental institution in 2008.
"Sister Ann was a kind, caring, and generous human being who never stopped fighting for those less fortunate in our community,” said Congressman Cicilline, who introduced the bill to honor Sister Ann Keefe."
Congressman David N. Cicilline announced the introduction of the Equality Act, legislation to extend anti-discrimination protections in public accommodations, housing, employment, federal funding, education, credit, and jury service.
Delegation & Raimondo Announce $250,000 in Federal Funds to Benefit RI Youth with Substance Abuse Disorders
The funding comes via HHS’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, which promotes substance abuse treatment and recovery services, and seeks to reduce barriers to access to high-quality care.