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Oct 28, 2019

Langevin Leads Legislation To Strengthen Rhode Island Manufacturing Workforce

Bill would establish a new pilot program to help companies train the next generation of manufacturing workers.

Sep 13, 2019

Congressional Delegation, State Officials Celebrate $60.3 Million Federal Grant to Upgrade Northbound Providence Viaduct

Congressman Langevin helped secure the funding which comes from a grant program created by Sen. Whitehouse to meet RI’s needs for large-scale infrastructure projects.

Sep 12, 2019

Langevin, Welch Introduce Bill to Incentivize Energy Efficient Construction

Congressmen Langevin and Peter Welch (D-VT) introduced the Building Efficiently Act of 2019, a bill to encourage property developers to improve the energy efficiency of the buildings they work on.

Jul 25, 2019

Langevin Backs Bipartisan Budget Agreement

Agreement permanently ends the threat of sequestration and prevents a potential credit default

Jul 18, 2019

Langevin Votes to Increase Minimum Wage to $15 per Hour

House-passed bill will increase pay for nearly 142,000 Rhode Islanders.

Jun 19, 2019

Langevin Votes for $983 Billion Government Funding Package

The “minibus” appropriations package includes the fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; Defense; State; and Energy and Water appropriations bills.

Jun 18, 2019

Langevin, Duckworth Lead Colleagues in Asking Trump Administration for Information on Hiring Targets, Retention Rates of Federal Employees with Disabilities

Congressman, Senator requesting data to evaluate the effectiveness of the federal government’s efforts to hire and retain Americans with targeted disabilities.

May 20, 2019

Langevin, Mitchell, Bonamici, and Thompson Push for Infrastructure Workforce Development

Congressman Langevin joined Rep. Paul Mitchell (R-MI), Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) to introduce the BUILDS Act.

May 2, 2019

Langevin Statement on Trump Cybersecurity Workforce Executive Order

Executive Order highlights need for training on cyber physical systems as addressed in Langevin’s Cybersecurity Skills Integration Act.

May 1, 2019

Bipartisan Letter Urges Funding for Workforce Development in Infrastructure Bill

Members of Congress request set-aside for investments in career and technical education and apprenticeships.

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