Press Releases

Jun 30, 2016

Congressional Delegation Announces Over $8 Million to Enhance RI Emergency Preparedness

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced that Rhode Island will receive $8,066,145 in federal national preparedness funds.

Jun 27, 2016

Delegation Cheers NOAA Funding to Help Rhode Island Fishermen

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

The RI Congressional delegation welcomed NOAA's announcement that it will be able to cover a significant portion of Northeast groundfish fishermen’s at-sea monitoring costs for this fishing season.

Jun 23, 2016

Reed, Whitehouse, Langevin Announce $1.25 Million Plan to Expand Auto Import & Offshore Wind Capacity at Quonset

U.S. Senators Reed and Whitehouse and U.S. Representative Langevin announced that the EDA will award a new $625,000 federal grant to the Port of Davisville.

Jun 22, 2016

Langevin Statement on House Democratic Sit-In To Demand Vote on Gun Reform

Issues: Gun Safety

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined his Democratic colleagues to stage a sit-in, calling on Speaker Ryan to bring to the floorproposals that would expand background checks and prohibit individuals on the No-Fly List from purchasing weapons.

Jun 14, 2016

Langevin Statement in Response to DNC Cyber Breach

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the breach of Democratic National Committee systems.

Jun 13, 2016

Langevin Remembers, Honors Mel Benson

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) expressed his deep sadness at the passing of longtime public servant Melvoid J. Benson, one of the first African American women to serve in the Rhode Island General Assembly.

Jun 12, 2016

Langevin Statement in Response to the Mass Shooting in Orlando

Issues: Gun Safety

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), released a statement in response the mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Jun 7, 2016

Cranston Fire Department Receives $119,000 Fire Grant

Congressman Jim Langevin, together with U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, announced $118,935 in federal funding for the Cranston Fire Department to purchase new, life-saving emergency cardiac equipment.

May 26, 2016

Langevin Introduces All Kids Matter Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the bipartisan All Kids Matter Act, which would allow states to use federal foster care dollars for preventative services to improve the safety, permanency, and well-being of children.

May 26, 2016

Langevin Participates in Foster Youth Shadow Day

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, participated in the fifth annual “Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day.”