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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 19, 2018

House Members Introduce Bill to Combat English Learner Achievement Gap

Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Alma Adams (D-NC), Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), and Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) introduced legislation to improve the instruction of English learners in prekindergarten, elementary and secondary school programs.

Oct 5, 2017

Rhode Island College Wins $1.1 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant

The RI Congressional delegation announced a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Education grant for Rhode Island College to provide opportunities for disadvantaged students to pursue doctoral studies.

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 30, 2017

Delegation Announces $1.8 Million in Head Start Funding for Woonsocket

RI's Congressional delegation announced more than $1.8 million in federal funding to expand access to early childhood education and comprehensive services for children and families in Woonsocket.

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.

Jul 20, 2017

Langevin Leads Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Introduce the STEM to STEAM Act of 2017

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced the STEM to STEAM Act of 2017.

Jul 12, 2017

Langevin Joins Democrats in Unveiling Legislation to Expand Access to Higher Ed for Students with Disabilities

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined a group of Democratic lawmakers to introduce the Improving Access to Higher Education Act.

Jul 10, 2017

Langevin Co-Leads Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter Urging Sec. Mattis to Boost Cybersecurity Education in JROTC

U.S. Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI)joined colleagues in the House and Senate in sending a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis urging him to direct the Military Departments to incorporate cybersecurity into the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps curricula for high school students.