OFFICE OF CONGRESSMANJIM LANGEVIN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:October 28, 2019 CONTACT:Stuart Malec: (401) 486-600 Langevin Leads Legislation To Strengthen Rhode Island Manufacturing Workforce Bill would establish a new pilot program to help companies train the next generation of manufacturing workers WASHINGTON – Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today introduced the Retain Innovation and Manufacturing Excellence Act, a bill [...]
10/17/19 Senator Sheldon Whitehouse voted in support of a Senate resolution expressing disapproval of the Trump administration’s repeal of the Clean Power Plan. 9/26/19Senator Sheldon Whitehouse sent a letter asking the USDA to help the state track, prevent, and respond to EEE. 9/25/19The Government Accountability Office released a report that shows the federal government could be doing [...]
Over the next few years, JPMorgan Chase is investing in New England with more than 60 new branches, 130 ATMs and hiring more than 350 people, including veterans. More than 80 of these employees will be in Rhode Island. While Chase is new to the state, JPMorgan Chase is not. We’ve had a presence in [...]
The initial tariffs imposed in 2018 on imports from China didn’t affect Cooley Group, a Pawtucket-based company that manufactures an array of engineered materials, used in waterproof liners, inflatable boats and oil containment booms. But when the trade dispute between the U.S. and China spiraled beyond aluminum and steel imports, a second set of tariffs in August 2018 hit two of the divisions within Cooley, according to CEO and President Daniel Dwight.