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May 9, 2018

East Greenwich Student Takes First in Congressman Langevin’s 18th Annual Art Competition

Congressman Langevin (D-RI) announced the results of the Second Congressional District 2018 High School Art Competition during a ceremony at the Warwick Mall.

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).

Dec 22, 2017

RI Delegation Commends Mid Atlantic Council for Stopping Squid Fishing Restrictions & Seeks to Give RI a Greater Voice on Fishery Management

After the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) recently voted 16-4 against a proposed squid buffer zone framework off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts that would have negatively impacted RI fishermen, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline commended the council.

Dec 19, 2017

Langevin Statement on Final Passage of H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting in opposition to H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed by a vote of 227 to 203.

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.

Dec 11, 2017

RI Nets $1.6 Million to Continue Infrastructure Improvements at the Port of Galilee

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline joined Governor Gina M. Raimondo in announcing $1.6 million in federal funding to upgrade key infrastructure at the Port of Galilee in Narragansett to help protect jobs and promote investment at Rhode Island’s busiest commercial fishing port.

Oct 5, 2017

Rhode Island College Wins $1.1 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant

The RI Congressional delegation announced a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Education grant for Rhode Island College to provide opportunities for disadvantaged students to pursue doctoral studies.

Sep 1, 2017

RI Gets Nearly $8 Million in Federal Funds to Improve Security & Enhance Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response Capabilities

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced that the state will receive $7,911,775 in federal national preparedness funds.

Aug 30, 2017

Delegation Announces $1.8 Million in Head Start Funding for Woonsocket

RI's Congressional delegation announced more than $1.8 million in federal funding to expand access to early childhood education and comprehensive services for children and families in Woonsocket.

Aug 24, 2017

YouthBuild Preparatory Academy Receives $1.1 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Labor

The Rhode Island Congressional delegation joined Anthony Hubbard, Executive Director of YouthBuild Preparatory Academy, in announcing a $1.1 million grant to provide educational opportunities and career development skills for at-risk Rhode Island students.