WASHINGTON – Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), who led the effort in the House to establish the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, is advocating for $932,000 to fully fund the Park’s operations in FY2017. Cicilline was joined in a letter to House appropriators by Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), Congressman James McGovern (D-MA), and Congressman Joe Kennedy (D-MA), whose districts comprise the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. “The Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park will ensure that the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution is preserved for future generations,” said Cicilline. “I was proud to lead the effort in…
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