Press Releases

Aug 18, 2014

Langevin Launches "RI in Business" Tour to Support Economic Growth

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) kicked off his RI in Business initiative from the Atrion world headquarters in Warwick.

Aug 14, 2014

Reed, Whitehouse & Langevin Announce $772,000 in Funding for Firefighters in Warwick & Johnston

Issues: Rhode Island

Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Langevin today announced over $772,000 in federal grant funding for fire departments in Warwick and Johnston.

Aug 12, 2014

Langevin, Cicilline Unveil Democratic Plan to Increase College Affordability & Put the Middle Class First

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and David N. Cicilline (D-RI) announced $74,057 to help low-income students take advanced placement exams.

Aug 5, 2014

Congressional Delegation Announces $6.2 Million in Additional Medicare Payments for Four RI Hospitals

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives James Langevin and David Cicilline today announced that Kent, Newport, South County, and Westerly Hospitals will receive approximately $6.2 million in additional Medicare payments.

Aug 4, 2014

Langevin Statement on the Passing of James Brady

Issues: Gun Safety

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the following statement in response to the death of James Brady, founder of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

Jul 30, 2014

Langevin, Cicilline Blast House Republican Lawsuit Against President Obama

Issues: Vote

The Rhode Island House delegation released statements after the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation authorizing lawsuits against President Obama for delaying implementation of provisions in the Affordable Care Act

Jul 30, 2014

Langevin Statement on Helping Middle Class Families

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) spoke on the House about the importance of Congressional action to help middle class families.

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.