Press Releases

Nov 15, 2016

Langevin Statement on the Appointment of Steve Bannon as Chief White House Strategist

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement regarding the appointment of Steve Bannon as Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor to President-elect Donald Trump.

Nov 9, 2016

Langevin Statement on the Presidential Election

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States.

Oct 19, 2016

Langevin Statement on the 0.3% Increase for Social Security COLAs

Issues: Social Security

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the announcement that Social Security beneficiaries would receive only a 0.3 percent increase in their monthly benefit next year.

Oct 8, 2016

Langevin Statement on Russian Attempts to Interfere in 2016 Election

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to President Obama’s accusation yesterday that Russia has attempted to interfere in the 2016 elections.

Sep 28, 2016

Langevin Statement on the Passing of Former Israeli President Shimon Peres

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the passing of Nobel Laureate and former Israeli President, Prime Minister, and advocate for peace, Shimon Peres.

Sep 27, 2016

Federal Delegation Applauds Grant to Purchase 250 Body Cameras for Providence Police

Issues: Rhode Island

The RI Congressional delegation applauded the Department of Justice’s $375,000 award to the Providence Police Department for the purchase of 250 body cameras.

Sep 22, 2016

Langevin Statement on the Passing of Henry Shelton

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the passing of George Wiley Center founder and social justice advocate Henry Shelton.

Sep 15, 2016

Langevin Introduces Offshore WIND Act

Issues: Energy & Environment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), who serves as Energy Task Force Chair on the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition in Congress, introduced the Offshore Wind Incentives for New Development Act.

Sep 13, 2016

House Passes Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education

Issues: Economy and Jobs, Education, Vote

The House passed H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, a bill championed by Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional CTE Caucus, and Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA).

Sep 8, 2016

Langevin Statement on Retirement of Colonel Steven O’Donnell

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to Colonel Steven O’Donnell’s announcement that he will retire as Superintendent of the RI State Police and Commissioner of the RI Department of Public Safety.

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