Congressional Delegation Joins Unpaid Federal Employees to Call for End to Trump Shutdown

Hundreds of federal employees in Rhode Island have gone without pay since the shutdown began even as they perform critical services   WARWICK, —  Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline and Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse joined federal employees at Green Airport today to call on President Trump to immediately reopen the federal government. Since the shutdown began 24 days ago, an estimated 800,000 federal workers — including hundreds of TSA agents and air traffic controllers at Green — have either been furloughed or required to work without a paycheck.   “We rely on TSA agents and air traffic controllers…
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Nuala Pell Passes Away

Nuala Pell, widow of the late Senator Caiborne Pell and grandmother to gubernatorial candidate, Clay Pell passed away on the morning of April 13, 2014 at Newport Hospital. She was 89 years old. Funeral arrangements are under way and the service will be held next week on April 21 in Newport at Trinity Episcopal Church at 11am. Many people throughout the state have expressed their condolences over her passing and have sent tributes to her. Clay Pell, grandson & gubernatorial candidate: “Our entire family is heartbroken by my grandmother’s passing. She dedicated her life to her family and to the…
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Langevin Shows Support for Marissa Castelli and U.S. Olympians

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and his staff showed their support for Cranston Olympian Marissa Castelli, donning limited edition t-shirts made by Warwick business Elite Screen Printing. A portion of the proceeds of the shirts go to the Castelli family to help defray their travel costs to get to Sochi. “I am so proud that my home state of Rhode Island is represented in Pairs Figure Skating by Marissa Castelli,” said Langevin, who co-chairs the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus. “It has been over a quarter century since Team USA was on the medal platform for Pairs Skating, but we have…
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