Press Releases

May 18, 2016

Langevin Statement on FY17 National Defense Authorization Act

Issues: Armed Services, Cybersecurity, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued a statement in response to passage of the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act.

May 17, 2016

Federal Delegation Announces $1.8 Million for URI Oceans Research, Archives

Issues: Education, Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s federal delegation announced more than $1.8 million in grant funding for oceans research and coastal data archives at the University of Rhode Island.

May 13, 2016

Langevin Introduces Resolution in Support of National Cybersecurity Commission

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced a resolution in support of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, which was established by Executive Order from President Barack Obama.

May 10, 2016

RI to Receive Over $1 Million to Support the Arts & Expand Cultural Education Opportunities

Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation announced the State Council on the Arts, the City of Providence, FirstWorks, Community Musicworks, WaterFire, RiverzEdge, the RISD Museum, and Island Moving Company will share $1,084,500 in federal grants.

May 9, 2016

Langevin Travels to Israel with Homeland Security Committee

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) spent four days in Israel last week as part of a visit with the House Committee on Homeland Security.

May 6, 2016

RI Health Centers Receive Nearly $3 Million to Expand Services

Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation announced that three Rhode Island health centers will receive $2,988,180 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for facility renovation and expansion.

Apr 28, 2016

Langevin Statement on Mark-Up of FY17 National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) offered his support for the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which passed out of committee by a vote of 60-2.

Apr 28, 2016

RI to Receive $1.25 Million in Re-Employment Grants

Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation announced that the state will receive $1,249,242 from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide re-employment and eligibility assessments to beneficiaries of unemployment insurance.

Apr 25, 2016

Delegation Announces $100,000 to Help Young Ex-Offenders in Providence Find Housing, Work

The RI Congressional delegation announced $100,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program.

Apr 21, 2016

Langevin Weighs In On FDA's Cybersecurity Protocols for Medical Device Manufacturers

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration as part of the public comment period on proposed cybersecurity guidance for medical device manufacturers.

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