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$79 Million in Recovery Funds Released Today for Rhode Island Housing Assistance

WASHINGTON, DC - February 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making over $79 million available to Rhode Island through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Langevin Supports Housing Reforms

Warwick, R.I. - July 23, 2008 - Congressman Jim Langevin today again voiced his support for housing legislation that is designed to...

Bipartisan Economic Stimulus Plan Signed into Law

Warwick, R.I. - February 13, 2008 - Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today praised the enactment of a bipartisan economic stimulus plan after President...

Langevin Supports Bipartisan Economic Stimulus Plan

Warwick, R.I. - January 29, 2008 - Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted for the Recovery Rebates and Economic Stimulus for the American People Act,...

R.I. homeowners face phaseout of cesspools

Proposed tax hikes that would have made it more costly for people to sell real estate, obtain new mortgages or refinance existing ones failed...

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Rhode Island Treasury Reunited 8,860 People with $11.7 Million in Unclaimed...

The Office of Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner reunited 8,860 people with $11.7 million in unclaimed property in the fiscal year that ended on June 30

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Langevin, Whitehouse Highlight Bill to Invest $170 Million in Fixing RI...

Congressman Jim Langevin and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today joined with state, town, and labor officials by the Factory Bridge in West Warwick to call on Congress to pass the Strengthen and Fortify Existing (SAFE) Bridges Act. The SAFE Bridges Act was introduced in the Senate by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Whitehouse, and others last month and will be introduced in the House this week by Langevin. The bill would deliver up to $170 million to repair Rhode Island’s deficient and crumbling bridges and create construction jobs