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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 Invites Taco Comfort Solutions’ John Hazen White, Jr., to the State of the Union Address

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today announced that he has invited Taco Comfort Solutions’ chairman, chief executive officer and owner John Hazen White, Jr., to the President’s State of the Union Address.

Jan 14, 2020

Langevin Statement on Confirmation of Peter Gaynor as FEMA Administrator

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, today issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Peter Gaynor as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator by a vote of 81-9.

Jan 10, 2020

Langevin Votes to Protect Americans from PFAS, “Forever” Chemicals That Pose Serious Health Risks

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), voted today in favor of H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act, which establishes federal regulations for and promotes the remediation of Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to protect public health.

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 18, 2019

Langevin Speaks on House Floor Ahead of Vote to Impeach Trump

WASHINGTON - Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of H. Res. 755, a resolution to impeach President Donald Trump.

Dec 18, 2019

Langevin Supports Funding Package that Prioritizes Families, Service Members, and RI Industry

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted today in favor of H.R. 1865 and H.R. 1158, the legislative package that will fund the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year, which ends September 30, 2020.

Dec 12, 2019

Langevin Votes to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act. The bill, which passed the House by a vote of 230-192, aims to provide relief to Americans struggling with high prescription drug prices by allowing Medicare to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies to achieve price reductions.

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