Rhode Island congressional delegation to speak at jobs forum

By The Associated Press


WARWICK, R.I. (AP) _ The state’s congressional delegation is meeting with business leaders for an annual forum on jobs and the economy.

The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce says it is hosting its 2016 Congressional Breakfast on Monday morning.

U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Reps. James Langevin and David Cicilline plan to participate.

The chamber says the Democratic congressmen will answer questions about critical issues facing the business community.

Laurie White, the chamber president, and other business leaders will also speak.

The chamber says it expects about 500 business and civic leaders to attend the event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick.

The chamber advocates for the state’s business community.

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