Press Releases

Oct 15, 2019

Langevin Applauds Introduction of House Democrats’ Bill to Lower Cost of College

Issues: Education

The College Affordability Act includes two provisions authored by Langevin to address shortage of English learner teachers and provide loan forgiveness for parents of disabled students.

Oct 15, 2019

Langevin, Chu, Ruiz Introduce Bill to Strengthen Health Insurance Market

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Langevin announced the introduction of the Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act in order to help reduce premiums for people who do not get their health insurance through an employer.

Oct 7, 2019

Langevin Reaction to Trump’s Syria Decision

Congressman Langevin issued a statement regarding press reports that the United States would allow Turkish military operations in northern Syria.

Oct 4, 2019

Congressmen Langevin, Panetta Establish Congressional Naval Education Caucus

Issues: Armed Services

Congressmen Langevin and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) have established the Congressional Naval Education Caucus.

Oct 2, 2019

Providence Fire Department Awarded $750k Federal Grant to Buy New Heavy Rescue Truck

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Langevin and his colleagues announced $750,000 in federal funding to help the Providence Fire Department purchase a new heavy rescue fire truck.

Sep 27, 2019

House Passes Langevin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Fentanyl Trafficking

Issues: Rhode Island

Legislation establishes a new task force to stop the inflow of fentanyl and other opioids across the border.

Sep 25, 2019

RI Delegation Announces $3.4 Million to Increase Medicaid Providers’ Capacity for Addiction Treatment

Congressman Langevin and his delegation colleagues today announced a $3,482,368 planning grant to increase the treatment capacity of Rhode Island healthcare providers for substance use disorder treatment and recovery services.

Sep 20, 2019

RI Delegation Announces Over $4.2M in Fire Grants for New Training, Equipment & Recruitment

Issues: Rhode Island

Fire departments in Warwick, East Providence, Woonsocket, Middletown, Burrillville, Little Compton, Coventry, Scituate, Lincoln, South Kingstown, along with the RI Fire Academy, and the RI Fire Chiefs Association all recieved federal grants.

Sep 19, 2019

Langevin, Cicilline Recognize Bicentennial of the Congdon Street Baptist Church

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Langevin, along with Congressman David Cicilline, submitted a statement to the Congressional Record to commemorate the bicentennial of the Congdon Street Baptist Church in Providence.

Sep 18, 2019

Langevin Introduces SPELL Act to Address the Shortage of Teachers of English Learners in Rhode Island

Issues: Education

Legislation would give qualified EL educators $17,500 in student loan forgiveness.

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