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Feb 14, 2020

Langevin Named 2020 “Champion of Science” by The Science Coalition

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) was recently named a 2020 Champion of Science by The Science Coalition (TSC), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of more than 50 of the nation’s leading public and private research institutions dedicated to highlighting the partnerships between the federal government and America’s research universities.

Feb 14, 2020

Langevin Announces 2020 High School Art Competition

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is seeking submissions for his annual Rhode Island Second Congressional District High School Art Competition.

Feb 5, 2020

Langevin Statement on President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address.

Jan 30, 2020

Langevin Votes to Improve Accountability of Credit Reporting Agencies and Strengthen Protections for Consumers

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted today in favor of H.R. 3621, the Comprehensive Credit Reporting Enhancement, Disclosure, Innovation, and Transparency (CREDIT) Act, a reform package that brings much-needed accountability to credit reporting agencies and modernizes the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to better protect consumers.

Dec 20, 2019

Langevin Votes to Provide Tax Relief for Rhode Island Families, Teachers and First Responders

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in support of H.R. 5377, the Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act. The bill, which passed the House by a vote of 218 to 206, reverses the $10,000 cap on the itemized deduction for state and local taxes (SALT) established by the 2017 Republican tax law and quadruples the amount teachers can deduct for out-of-pocket classroom expenses.

Dec 6, 2019

Langevin, Bipartisan Colleagues Demand Ed Dept. IG Investigation into Loan Forgiveness Process Following Alarming NPR Report

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Education urging the department’s acting inspector general, Sandra Bruce, to investigate the federal student loan discharge process for Americans with total and permanent disabilities (TPD).

Nov 22, 2019

Langevin, Thompson Introduce Bill to Strengthen Career Counseling in Middle and High Schools

In recognition of National Career Development Week, Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), co-chairs of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, introduced the Counseling for Career Choice Act, bipartisan legislation that would make new investments in school counseling to better prepare students for educational and career opportunities.

Oct 15, 2019

Langevin Applauds Introduction of House Democrats’ Bill to Lower Cost of College

The College Affordability Act includes two provisions authored by Langevin to address shortage of English learner teachers and provide loan forgiveness for parents of disabled students.

Oct 11, 2019

Langevin Introduces Bill to Combat Disinformation and Foreign Interference in U.S. Political Process

Congressman Langevin introduced the Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy Act, a bill to strengthen media literacy and disinformation education.

Sep 18, 2019

Langevin Introduces SPELL Act to Address the Shortage of Teachers of English Learners in Rhode Island

Legislation would give qualified EL educators $17,500 in student loan forgiveness.