Press Releases

Jan 31, 2017

Langevin Statement on Firing of Sally Yates

Issues: Immigration

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates.

Jan 30, 2017

House Democrats to Celebrate Diversity at Trump's Address to Congress

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is asking colleagues to celebrate diversity and inclusion at the President’s address to a joint session of Congress on February 28.

Jan 27, 2017

Langevin Opposes Executive Order Blocking Refugee Resettlement

Issues: Immigration, International Human Rights

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to executive actions from President Donald Trump that would block entry into the United States by refugees.

Jan 26, 2017

Langevin Voices Opposition to Charlestown Rail Realignment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) sent a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration opposing the current proposal for realigning tracks in Washington County, as part of the Northeast Corridor Future “NEC Future” Tier 1 plan.

Jan 17, 2017

Langevin Statement on President-elect Trump’s Inauguration

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement about President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Jan 13, 2017

Langevin Votes Against Legislation to Begin Repeal of the Affordable Care Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted in strong opposition to S.Con.Res. 3, the GOP budget proposal that begins the process of dismantling the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Jan 13, 2017

Langevin Statement on Waiver for Gen. James Mattis

Issues: Armed Services, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to approval of a legal exception allowing General James Mattis to move forward in the confirmation process as Secretary of Defense.

Jan 12, 2017

Langevin Offers Motion to Institute Trade Penalty for Russian Election Interference

Issues: Cybersecurity, Vote

The U.S. House failed to pass an amendment offered by Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) to increase scrutiny of Russian financial transactions in the wake of Putin’s election interference operation.

Jan 6, 2017

Langevin Statement on Intelligence Report on Russian Election Interference

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the Director of National Intelligence’s attribution report on Russian election interference and the decision by DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson to designate election systems as critical infrastructure.

Jan 4, 2017

Langevin Honored with Distinguished Public Service Award

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) was honored with the Distinguished Public Service Award, the U.S. Navy’s highest honor bestowed upon a civilian not employed by the Department.