Press Releases

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.

Feb 25, 2015

Langevin Introduces Counseling for Career Choice Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the Counseling for Career Choice Act, legislation that would support comprehensive career counseling programs in high schools nationwide.

Feb 25, 2015

University of Rhode Island Receives $510,978 in USDA Grants

Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Jim Langevin announced that URI will receive $510,978 in grant funding through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture program.

Feb 13, 2015

Langevin Statement on President Obama's Cybersecurity Summit

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to President Barack Obama’s speech on cybersecurity at Stanford University.

Feb 12, 2015

Langevin Recognizes Career and Technical Education Month

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, delivered a floor speech recognizing CTE month.

Feb 11, 2015

Langevin Cosponsors Clean Bill to Keep Department of Homeland Security Open

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is a cosponsor H.R. 861, a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, which would prevent a February 28th shutdown of the agency charged with coordinating efforts to prevent, as well as respond to, acts of terrorism on American soil.

Feb 11, 2015

Langevin Statement on 2015 Funding for Homeland Security

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) spoke on the House floor about the importance of funding the Department of Homeland Security for the remainder of the 2015 fiscal year.

Feb 11, 2015

Langevin Statement on President's Request for New AUMF

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to President Obama’s request for a new Authorization for Use of Military Force against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Feb 7, 2015

Langevin and Whitehouse Attend Munich Security Conference

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) are among those in attendance at the annual Munich Security Conference, a forum on international security challenges established in 1963.

Jan 26, 2015

Langevin Statement on the Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act

Issues: Children and Families, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) submitted a statement for the record regarding H.R. 469, the Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act.

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