Press Releases

Apr 14, 2014

Reed, Whitehouse, Langevin Announce $800,000 to Help Increase Port Capacity at Quonset

U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and U.S. Representative James Langevin (D-RI) announced that the U.S. Economic Development Agency (EDA) will award a new $800,000 federal grant to upgrade two new berths at the Port of Davisville.

Apr 13, 2014

Langevin Statement on the Passing of Nuala Pell

Issues: Rhode Island

“Senator Claiborne Pell was one of the greatest public servants in Rhode Island history, and his wife Nuala has always embodied those same values of selflessness, courage and kindness."

Apr 10, 2014

Langevin Statement on the Ryan Republican Budget

Issues: Budget, Economy and Jobs, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to the Ryan Republican Budget, which passed the House by a vote of 219 to 205.

Apr 8, 2014

Langevin Warns Constituents of Windows XP Security Concerns

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, reminded constituents that the Microsoft Windows XP operating system will no longer receive security patches or other updates.

Apr 2, 2014

Langevin Honored with Star of Education Award

The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) announced that Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) has been selected as a Distinguished Service Congressional Award winner.

Apr 1, 2014

House Passes Children’s Hospital Funding Bill

Issues: Health Care, Rhode Island, Vote

The House approved the Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013, which includes a provision that extends the program to children’s psychiatric hospitals like Bradley Hospital in Rhode Island.

Apr 1, 2014

Rhode Island Receives Over $1.47 Million for Highway Safety

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and David N. Cicilline (D-RI) announced that Rhode Island will receive over $1.47 million to help protect drivers on the state’s roadways.

Mar 25, 2014

Langevin Cosponsors FISA Transparency and Modernization Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) announced his co-sponsorship of the FISA Transparency and Modernization Act of 2014, a bill that would enact extensive reforms to intelligence gathering in America.

Mar 23, 2014

RI to Receive $7 Million to Enhance Emergency Preparedness

Issues: Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegation and Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced the state will receive a total of $7,047,806 in federal funding from Homeland Security's State Homeland Security Program and Emergency Management Performance Grant Program.

Mar 4, 2014

Langevin, Cicilline Applaud Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Spike in Flood Insurance Premiums

Issues: Environment, Housing, Rhode Island, Vote

Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and David Cicilline (D-RI) voted for the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, which would would provide relief to some homeowners facing increasing flood insurance premium rates.