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Jul 25, 2018

RI Receives Nearly $3.9 Million Federal Grant to Aid in Opioid Epidemic Recovery

The Rhode Island Congressional Delegation announced that $3,894,875 in National Health Emergency (NHE) Dislocated Worker Demonstration Grant funding is heading to Rhode Island to help curb the threat of opioid addiction and overdose.

Jul 25, 2018

Langevin Applauds Passage of Major Career and Technical Education Legislation

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, issued a statement after the House agreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which now goes to the President for his signature.

Jun 27, 2018

Langevin Condemns Supreme Court Decision Gutting Collective Bargaining Rights for Civil Servants

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31.

Jun 26, 2018

Langevin Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Trump Travel Ban

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Trump v. Hawaii.

May 22, 2018

Langevin Opposes Misguided Legislation to Gut Financial Regulations

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting against S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which passed the House today by a vote of 258-159.

Feb 7, 2018

Langevin, Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing National Career and Technical Education Month

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), co-chairs of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, introduced a resolution recognizing National CTE Month, which is celebrated every February.

Jan 31, 2018

Langevin Reaction to President Trump’s 2018 State of the Union Address

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Committees on Armed Services and Homeland Security, issued a statement in response to President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address.

Jan 17, 2018

Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Federal Law Enforcement Officers with Disabilities

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI), Steve Russell (R-OK), Peter King (R-NY), and Mike Capuano (D-MA) introduced the Continuation on Active Service Act.

Dec 22, 2017

RI Delegation Commends Mid Atlantic Council for Stopping Squid Fishing Restrictions & Seeks to Give RI a Greater Voice on Fishery Management

After the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) recently voted 16-4 against a proposed squid buffer zone framework off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts that would have negatively impacted RI fishermen, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline commended the council.

Dec 19, 2017

Langevin Statement on Final Passage of H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting in opposition to H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed by a vote of 227 to 203.

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