Press Releases

Nov 30, 2016

RI to Receive $6 Million for Early Education

RI's Congressional delegation announced that preschool programs in the state will receive $6,043,131 from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services through the Preschool Development Grant Program.

Nov 29, 2016

Langevin, Ratcliffe Cybersecurity Legislation Passes House

Issues: Cybersecurity, Vote

Legislation introduced by Reps. Jim Langevin (D-RI) and John Ratcliffe (R-TX) passed the U.S. House today to strengthen collaborative cybersecurity research and development efforts between the United States and Israel.

Nov 17, 2016

Langevin Appoints New Chief of Staff, Todd Adams

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) announced that his longtime Chief of Staff, Kristin Nicholson, will be leaving Capitol Hill and that his Legislative Director, Todd Adams, will be stepping into her role.

Nov 16, 2016

Langevin Signs Letter Urging President-elect Trump to Remove Stephen Bannon from Transition Team

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined 168 of his fellow House Democrats in signing a letter urging President-elect Donald J. Trump to reconsider the appointment of Stephen Bannon as White House Chief Strategist.

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.

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