Press Releases

Sep 22, 2016

Langevin Statement on the Passing of Henry Shelton

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the passing of George Wiley Center founder and social justice advocate Henry Shelton.

Sep 15, 2016

Langevin Introduces Offshore WIND Act

Issues: Energy & Environment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), who serves as Energy Task Force Chair on the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition in Congress, introduced the Offshore Wind Incentives for New Development Act.

Sep 13, 2016

House Passes Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education

Issues: Economy and Jobs, Education, Vote

The House passed H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, a bill championed by Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional CTE Caucus, and Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA).

Sep 8, 2016

Langevin Statement on Retirement of Colonel Steven O’Donnell

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to Colonel Steven O’Donnell’s announcement that he will retire as Superintendent of the RI State Police and Commissioner of the RI Department of Public Safety.

Sep 6, 2016

Whitehouse, Langevin, Cicilline, & Gorbea Call for Federal Campaign Finance Reform

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, and Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea called for an end to unchecked corporate spending in elections at a roundtable discussion about federal campaign finance reform.

Sep 2, 2016

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $160K for Fire Departments in East Greenwich & Portsmouth

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced over $160,000 in federal funding to help fire departments in East Greenwich and Portsmouth.

Sep 1, 2016

RI Delegation Announces $2,995,000 for URI Research Expedition to Arctic’s Northwest Passage

Issues: Education, Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

The RI Congressional delegation announced that the University of Rhode Island has been awarded funding to support an expedition into the Arctic’s Northwest Passage.

Sep 1, 2016

Federal Funding Awarded to RI-Led Partnership to Standardize Home Energy Efficiency Ratings

Issues: Energy & Environment, Housing

The RI Congressional delegation announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded funding to Rhode Island’s Office of Energy Resources for an interstate partnership that will help consumers compare home energy efficiency performance.

Aug 22, 2016

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $385K in Fire & Rescue Funds for Lincoln, Narragansett, and Pawtucket

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced new federal funding to help fire departments in Lincoln, Narragansett, and Pawtucket purchase new equipment.

Aug 16, 2016

Delegation Announces $781,718 Grant to Help CCRI Aid Students

Rhode Island's Congressional delegation announced that the Community College of Rhode Island has been awarded $781,718 from the Department of Education to help Rhode Islanders pursue post-secondary education.

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