Press Releases

May 28, 2015

Delegation Announces $1 Million in EPA Cleanup Funding

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced $1 million in Environmental Protection Agency grants to help Providence, Pawtucket, and Central Falls safely clean up and restore several brownfields.

May 20, 2015

Johnston Foster Youth Joins Langevin on Capitol Hill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, participated today in the fourth annual “Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day.”

May 15, 2015

Joint Statement on Blumenauer Amendment to Strike Ohio Replacement Fund

Issues: Armed Services, Vote

Representatives James Langevin (D-RI), Joe Courtney (D-CT), Randy Forbes (R-VA), and Rob Wittman (R-VA) released a statement after the defeat of an amendment to eliminate the National Sea-Based Deterrence Fund.

May 15, 2015

Langevin Statement on FY16 National Defense Authorization Act

Issues: Armed Services, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued a statement following passage of the FY16 National Defense Authorization Act.

May 13, 2015

Langevin Statement on USA FREEDOM Act

Issues: Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in support of the USA FREEDOM Act, which passed the House by a vote of 338-88.

May 13, 2015

Delegation Announces $270K to Buoy Clean Water Pumpout Facilities for RI Boaters

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced that Rhode Island will receive $270,385 through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Clean Vessel Act grant program.

May 12, 2015

Reed, Whitehouse & Langevin Announce $182,000 in Federal Funding for Oyster Study

Issues: Education, Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Jim Langevin announced $182,000 in funding from NOAA for URI to study the effects of food-borne disease outbreaks on Rhode Island oysters farmers.

May 7, 2015

Raimondo to Promote Cybersecurity Planning, Growth

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined Governor Gina M. Raimondo as she signed an Executive Order establishing Rhode Island's first Cybersecurity Commission.

May 5, 2015

Recognizing Artistic Excellence in RI, State Gets $863,000 Boost from Federal NEA Grants

Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation and Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced Rhode Island entities, including the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, will share $862,800 in federal grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

May 5, 2015

Foster Youth Caucus Co-Chairs Introduce Resolution Recognizing May as National Foster Care Month

Co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, including Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced H. Res. 251 recognizing May as National Foster Care Month.

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