Press Releases

Jul 23, 2014

Langevin Statement on the Langevin-Thompson Amendment to H.R. 3136

Issues: Economy and Jobs, Education, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) delivered a statement in support of the Langevin-Thompson amendment to H.R. 3136, the Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act.

Jul 18, 2014

Whitehouse, Chafee, Langevin & Cicilline Highlight Threat to Jobs & Safety Posed by Potential Highway Shutdown

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Governor Lincoln Chafee, and U.S. Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline joined Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Michael Lewis to tour Narragansett’s Great Island Bridge.

Jul 17, 2014

RI Receives Nearly $200K for Coastal Resiliency Project

Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation joined with Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Coastal Resources Management Council to announce $193,090 in federal funding to make the state’s coastline more resilient to future storms and rising sea levels.

Jul 9, 2014

Langevin Statement on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Issues: Economy and Jobs, Education, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) offered a statement for the record before voting for H.R. 803, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

Jul 9, 2014

Delegation Announces $1.9 Million in Assistance to RI Crime Victims

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to support crime victims in Rhode Island.

Jul 8, 2014

RI Receives Over $432,000 in Federal Funds to Improve Recreation Areas

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced that Rhode Island will receive $432,696 in federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants.

Jun 26, 2014

RI Receives Over $850,000 to End Homelessness

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and David Cicilline (D-RI) today announced Rhode Island homeless programs will receive $856,000 in federal funds to help end homelessness in Rhode Island.

Jun 26, 2014

Rhode Island Delegation Announces $900,000 AFG Grant for Providence Fire Department

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced that the Providence Fire Department has won a FEMA grant worth more than $902,000 for new protective gear and emergency medical equipment.

Jun 19, 2014

Langevin Introduces Permanent Families for All Children Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced today the Permanent Families for All Children Act, legislation that would redirect federal resources towards helping foster youth find their “forever family.”

Jun 19, 2014

Rhode Island Fire Academy Wins $425,000 Federal Grant

Issues: Rhode Island

Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline joined with state fire and public safety officials in announcing $425,000 in federal funding for the Rhode Island Fire Academy.

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