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Apr 2, 2019

Langevin, McMorris Rodgers Lead Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Support for Family Caregivers

Legislation would authorize $200 million over the next five years for the Lifespan Respite Care Program.

Feb 7, 2019

RI Delegation Urges Trump Administration to Correct Wage Disparity and Fairly Reimburse RI Hospitals

The Rhode Island delegation sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alexander Azar urging the Trump Administration to reverse a policy that unfairly disadvantages hospitals in Rhode Island.

Dec 15, 2018

Langevin Statement on Federal District Court Ruling Against Affordable Care Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding the ruling by a federal district court judge declaring the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional.

Sep 26, 2018

Langevin Supports Defense, Labor, Health and Education Government Funding Package

Congressman Langevin voted today in favor of H.R. 6157, the legislative vehicle to fund the federal government.

Sep 25, 2018

Delegation, Raimondo Announce $12.6 Million for RI Opioids Fight

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, and Governor Gina Raimondo announced $12.6 million in federal funding for Rhode Island’s battle against the opioid epidemic.

Sep 10, 2018

Federal Delegation, RI Health Director Announce $2 Million for Zero Suicide in Washington County

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, and Rhode Island Department of Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, announced $2 million in federal funding for South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds’ Zero Suicide in Washington County program.

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 3, 2018

Reed, Langevin, Cicilline Seek to Ensure Increased Opioid Funds Go to Effective Prevention, Treatment & Recovery Initiatives

The RI Congressional delegation joined Rhode Island health professionals and others at an event calling for federal funds to be quickly deployed to the front lines for programs that are being implemented to save lives and help people recover from opioid abuse and addiction.

Jun 19, 2018

House Passes Langevin, King Bill to Create Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after the Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act, legislation he introduced with Congressman Peter King (R-NY), passed the House of Representatives.

Jun 19, 2018

Delegation Announces $12.5 Million in Opioid Funding Available to Rhode Island

The RI Congressional delegation announced a substantial increase in federal funding made available for Rhode Island’s fight against opioid addiction.