Press Releases

Jun 22, 2016

Langevin Statement on House Democratic Sit-In To Demand Vote on Gun Reform

Issues: Gun Safety

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined his Democratic colleagues to stage a sit-in, calling on Speaker Ryan to bring to the floorproposals that would expand background checks and prohibit individuals on the No-Fly List from purchasing weapons.

Jun 14, 2016

Langevin Statement in Response to DNC Cyber Breach

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the breach of Democratic National Committee systems.

Jun 13, 2016

Langevin Remembers, Honors Mel Benson

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) expressed his deep sadness at the passing of longtime public servant Melvoid J. Benson, one of the first African American women to serve in the Rhode Island General Assembly.

Jun 12, 2016

Langevin Statement in Response to the Mass Shooting in Orlando

Issues: Gun Safety

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), released a statement in response the mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Jun 7, 2016

Cranston Fire Department Receives $119,000 Fire Grant

Congressman Jim Langevin, together with U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, announced $118,935 in federal funding for the Cranston Fire Department to purchase new, life-saving emergency cardiac equipment.

May 26, 2016

Langevin Introduces All Kids Matter Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the bipartisan All Kids Matter Act, which would allow states to use federal foster care dollars for preventative services to improve the safety, permanency, and well-being of children.

May 26, 2016

Langevin Participates in Foster Youth Shadow Day

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, participated in the fifth annual “Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day.”

May 26, 2016

RI to Receive $474,400 for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs

Rhode Island’s federal delegation announced $474,400 in federal funding to support emergency food and shelter programs that serve the hungry and homeless.

May 18, 2016

Langevin Statement on FY17 National Defense Authorization Act

Issues: Armed Services, Cybersecurity, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued a statement in response to passage of the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act.

May 17, 2016

Federal Delegation Announces $1.8 Million for URI Oceans Research, Archives

Issues: Education, Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s federal delegation announced more than $1.8 million in grant funding for oceans research and coastal data archives at the University of Rhode Island.