Press Releases

Sep 12, 2014

Governor Chafee, R.I. DEM Director Coit, Congressional Delegation and Local Officials Tour Hillsdale Forest and Wildlife Reservation

Members of Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegation joined Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, DEM Director Janet Coit, and local officials to tour the “Hillsdale” property, which was bequeathed to the State of Rhode Island as part of the Estate of Theakston deCoppet.

Sep 12, 2014

Narragansett Fire Department to Receive $54K for Safety Equipment

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Jim Langevin announced that the Narragansett Fire Department will receive a $54,726 grant from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program.

Sep 11, 2014

Providence ‘Welcomes Aboard’ $13 Million TIGER Grant for Proposed Streetcar Plan

Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegation announced that the City of Providence is receiving a $13 million federal grant towards a proposed streetcar system between Upper South Providence and College Hill.

Sep 10, 2014

Langevin Statement on American Intervention Against the Islamic State

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to President Obama’s remarks on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS or ISIL.

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