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Jun 7, 2018

Langevin Opposes Rescissions Package Cutting Children’s Health Funding

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after opposing the $15 billion Republican rescissions package, which passed the House by a vote of 210-206.

Jun 6, 2018

Committee Passes Langevin, King Legislation to Combat Opioid Trafficking

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Peter King (R-NY) applauded the passage of their Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act by the House Committee on Homeland Security.

May 24, 2018

Langevin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Allow More Time to Establish Health Care Electronic Visit Verification Systems

Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Don Young (R-AK), and Steve Stivers (R-OH) have introduced a bipartisan bill to delay the implementation of a provision requiring states to have Electronic Visit Verification systems.

May 16, 2018

House-passed VA Health Care Bill Finally Expands Caregiver Services to Veterans of All Eras

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) applauded the inclusion of language he championed to expand Veterans Administration (VA) caregiver benefits to veterans of all eras in the VA MISSION Act.

May 16, 2018

Langevin, King, McCaskill Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Help Combat Illicit Fentanyl Entering United States

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), Congressman Peter King (R-NY), and Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) have introduced the Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act to better coordinate the interdiction of illicit fentanyl and other opioids entering the United States.

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 26, 2018

Langevin, Whitehouse, U.S. Surgeon General Highlight Federal Overdose Prevention Law

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Jim Langevin hosted U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams for a discussion about the opioid addiction recovery programs that have made Rhode Island a national model in the field and influenced Whitehouse’s Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA).

Jan 20, 2018

Langevin Statement on Republican Government Shutdown

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after Republicans failed in their duty to keep the government open.

Dec 20, 2017

88 Members of Congress Request Clarification from HHS and CDC on Reported Agency Censorship

Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI) was joined by Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO), Judy Chu (D-CA), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) in leading a letter expressing concern about censorship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Dec 15, 2017

RI Delegation Demands Congress Fund Health Insurance for Children

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today gathered to demand the Republican majority in Congress immediately reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Rhode Island’s congressional delegation stood with pediatricians and children’s advocates at Meeting Street, which supports kids who have a wide range of specialized health needs.