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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.

Dec 11, 2017

RI Nets $1.6 Million to Continue Infrastructure Improvements at the Port of Galilee

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline joined Governor Gina M. Raimondo in announcing $1.6 million in federal funding to upgrade key infrastructure at the Port of Galilee in Narragansett to help protect jobs and promote investment at Rhode Island’s busiest commercial fishing port.

Nov 2, 2017

Langevin Statement on House Republican Tax Proposal

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding the release of the House Republican tax proposal.

Oct 5, 2017

Langevin Statement Opposing Fast Track Authority for Trump Tax Plan

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting against the Republican budget resolution, which passed by a vote of 219-206.

Sep 14, 2017

Langevin Statement Opposing Republican Omnibus Spending Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement expressing his opposition to the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 211-198.

Aug 24, 2017

YouthBuild Preparatory Academy Receives $1.1 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Labor

The Rhode Island Congressional delegation joined Anthony Hubbard, Executive Director of YouthBuild Preparatory Academy, in announcing a $1.1 million grant to provide educational opportunities and career development skills for at-risk Rhode Island students.