Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) today released the following statement on the death of former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Almond.
“Lincoln Almond was a dedicated public servant and principled leader at the federal, state, and local levels.”
“As Governor, his focus on the needs of the working class led to expanded child health benefits, key economic development – particularly of Quonset Point, and job creation to help all Rhode Islanders get ahead. Today, we mourn the loss of a true public servant and thank him for his contributions to our state. My thoughts and prayers are will all his loved ones as they grieve his loss.”