Press Releases

Mar 26, 2015

Langevin Statement on Sustainable Growth Rate Reform

Congressman Langevin submitted a statement for the record follow his vote on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which passed the House 392-37.

Mar 25, 2015

Langevin Opposes Republican Budget Plan

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to the Republican budget plan, which passed by a vote of 228-199.

Mar 24, 2015

Delegation Announces $3.3 Million In Federal Head Start Grants for RI

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced $3,298,277 in federal grant funding for two Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Rhode Island.

Mar 23, 2015

Whitehouse and Langevin Fighting to Protect Social Security Disability Benefits

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) held a roundtable discussion at Community Action Partnership of Providence to hear about the need to protect the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program.

Mar 19, 2015

Langevin, Harper Introduce NIH Rehabilitation Research Improvement Bill

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Gregg Harper (R-MS) today introduced the Enhancing the Stature and Visibility of Medical Rehabilitation Research at NIH Act.

Mar 18, 2015

Langevin Introduces Transit Accessibility Innovation Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, introduced the Transit Accessibility Innovation Act.

Mar 2, 2015

R.I. Officials, EPA Celebrate Successful Climate Showcase Communities Partnership

Issues: Energy, Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation joined the EPA, elected officials, and community leaders to celebrate innovative work accomplished by four Ocean State communities to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in buildings.

Mar 1, 2015

Langevin Statement on the Passing of Former State Senator J. Michael Lenihan

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), issued a statement in response to the passing of former Rhode Island State Senator J. Michael Lenihan.

Feb 27, 2015

Langevin Statement on Short-Term Funding Extension for Department of Homeland Security

Issues: Budget, Cybersecurity, Immigration, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) submitted a statement for the record in response to the proposed three-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security.

Feb 26, 2015

RI Delegation Announces $5.6 Million to Improve Disability Housing Assistance

In an effort to ensure that Rhode Islanders with disabilities and special needs have access to affordable rental housing and supportive services, the RI Congressional delegation announced that Rhode Island Housing will receive a federal boost of over $5.6 million.