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Jul 24, 2019

Langevin, McMorris Rodgers Applaud House Passage of Their Bill to Strengthen Support for Family Caregivers

The Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019 authorizes $200 million in funding over the next five years.

Jul 17, 2019

Langevin Bill to Prevent Fentanyl Trafficking Reported Favorably by Homeland Security Committee

Congressman Langevin's legislation to prevent the trafficking of fentanyl and other opioids was ordered reported to the full House of Representatives.

Jun 11, 2019

Langevin Legislation Calls for More Inclusive Disaster Preparation

Congressman Langevin joined a group of bipartisan lawmakers to introduce legislation to help vulnerable Americans before, during, and after natural disasters.

May 9, 2019

Langevin Votes to Protect Health Coverage for Rhode Islanders With Pre-Existing Conditions

Legislation includes Langevin’s amendment emphasizing protections for people with disabilities.

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.