Press Releases

Aug 25, 2015

Warwick Fire Department Nets Nearly $1 Million Federal Grant to Enhance Search & Rescue Training

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representative Jim Langevin today joined with Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian in announcing $949,549 in federal funding for the Warwick Fire Department.

Aug 9, 2015

Langevin Statement on the Death of First Sgt. P. Andrew McKenna

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the death of First Sgt. P. Andrew McKenna, U.S. Army Special Forces, a Bristol native who was killed in a terror attack in Kabul.

Jul 30, 2015

Cranston, Narragansett to Receive Over $410,000 to Enhance Port Safety

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representative Jim Langevin announced $410,250 in federal grants for the City of Cranston and the Town of Narragansett.

Jul 29, 2015

Bipartisan Group of Legislators Introduce Resolution Recognizing 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Issues: Disabilities

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced a resolution to recognize the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a landmark piece of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities.

Jul 27, 2015

Disability Advocates Celebrate 25th Anniversary of the ADA

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act alongside advocates who continue to fight for increased access and inclusion for people with disabilities.

Jul 20, 2015

Langevin Letter Addresses Export Controls on Cybersecurity Software

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) submitted public comments to the Bureau of Industry and Security at the Department of Commerce in regard to the Wassenaar Arrangement on international export controls.

Jul 16, 2015

CCRI to Receive Major Federal Grant to Help Disadvantaged Students Succeed in College

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced over $554,000 in federal funding to support existing college success and completion programs at Community College of Rhode Island.

Jul 14, 2015

Langevin Statement on Iran Agreement

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the deal reached on Iran’s nuclear program.

Jul 13, 2015

Reed, Whitehouse and Langevin Celebrate $770,000 in Federal Funding for Narragansett Fire Department

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Jim Langevin announced $769,582 in federal funding for the Narragansett Fire Department to purchase a new ladder truck and firefighting equipment.

Jul 10, 2015

Langevin Statement on Resignation of OPM Director Katherine Archuleta

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in reaction to the resignation of Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta.

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