Press Releases

Feb 2, 2016

White House Responds to Langevin and McCaul on Wassenaar Concerns

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus Co-Chairs Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Michael McCaul (R-TX) have received a response to a December letter to National Security Advisor Susan Rice urging her involvement in further revisions to U.S. implementation of export controls on cybersecurity software.

Jan 12, 2016

Langevin Statement on President Obama's State of the Union

Issues: Armed Services, Economy and Jobs, Education, Energy & Environment, Gun Safety, Immigration

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address.

Jan 7, 2016

Langevin Invites Hebert to State of the Union

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin announced that he will bring Tim Hebert, the President and CEO of Atrion, as his guest to President Obama’s final State of the Union address next Tuesday, January 12.

Jan 6, 2016

Langevin Statement on Executive Actions on Gun Safety

Issues: Gun Safety

Congressman Jim Langevin, a member of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, spoke on the House floor about the President's efforts to ensure more gun purchases are accompanied by background checks.

Dec 18, 2015

Langevin Supports Omnibus Spending Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted to support H.R. 2029, a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill to fund the government for fiscal year 2016.

Dec 17, 2015

Langevin Statement on Tax Extender Package

Issues: Budget, Small Business, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act, which was approved today by the House by a vote of 318-109.

Dec 16, 2015

Delegation Announces $277,850 for URI Fisheries Research

Issues: Education, Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

The Rhode Island congressional delegation announced $227,850 in NOAA funding for a team based at the University of Rhode Island to research the effects of climate change on Atlantic fisheries.

Dec 16, 2015

Langevin and McCaul Urge Administration to Weigh in on Wassenaar

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Michael McCaul (R-TX) sent a letter to National Security Advisor Susan Rice urging the Administration’s involvement in revising the U.S. implementation of export controls on cybersecurity software.

Dec 8, 2015

Rhode Island Arts Groups Receive $125,000 in Federal Grants

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline cheered $125,000 in National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) funding for Rhode Island arts organizations.

Dec 3, 2015

Langevin Supports Transportation Bill

Issues: Disabilities, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) applauded House passage of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, a five-year, $305 billion transportation bill.

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