Press Releases

May 4, 2017

Langevin Statement Opposing Republican Bill to Dismantle the Affordable Care Act

Issues: Disabilities, Health Care, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after voting against H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act, a bill that passed the House by a vote of 217-213.

May 4, 2017

Langevin Joins Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Introduce Career and Technical Education Legislation

Issues: Education

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined several of his colleagues in leading the introduction of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

May 3, 2017

Langevin Statement on Passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Year 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 309-118.

May 2, 2017

EDA Awards $600K to Develop Innovative Business Cluster in Providence

The RI Congressional delegation announced a $600,000 federal grant from the Economic Development Agency to help transform a vacant Providence property into a modern space for an innovative business cluster.

May 1, 2017

Langevin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Provide Student Loan Forgiveness to Parents of Disabled Children

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the PLUS Loan Disability Forgiveness Act, legislation that would provide debt relief for parents whose children become permanently disabled.

Apr 27, 2017

Langevin Statement on President Trump’s Tax Proposal

Issues: Budget

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement on President Trump’s tax proposal.

Apr 26, 2017

Langevin Statement on Trump’s Executive Order to Roll Back Federal Land Protections

Issues: Energy & Environment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement on President Trump’s executive order to review all national monument designations on federal public lands since 1996 that are 100,000 acres or more in size.

Apr 18, 2017

Langevin Statement on the Appointment of Rhode Island’s First Cybersecurity Officer

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement on the appointment of Rhode Island’s first Cybersecurity Officer.

Apr 4, 2017

Langevin joins McMorris Rodgers, Sessions, Cárdenas, and Smith to Announce Introduction of ABLE 2.0

Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Pete Sessions (R-TX), Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), and Chris Smith (R-NJ) in introducing a package of bills to enhance the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014.

Apr 3, 2017

Langevin Statement on the Passing of Bill Walaska

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement on the passing of State Senator Bill Walaska.

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