Press Releases

Jun 14, 2018

Langevin Leads Introduction of Bipartisan Bill to Step Up Federal Fight against Rehoming

Issues: Children and Families, Foster Youth

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced bipartisan legislation to protect adopted children from being “rehomed.”

Jun 12, 2018

New Legislation Will Hold Irresponsible Gun Dealers Accountable

Issues: Gun Safety

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), Ted Deutch (D-FL), and Gwen Moore (D-WI) introduced the Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act, legislation that would strengthen accountability measures for gun dealers who engage in illegal sales practices.

Jun 12, 2018

Langevin Statement on Trump-Kim Summit

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding the meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

Jun 7, 2018

Langevin Opposes Rescissions Package Cutting Children’s Health Funding

Issues: Budget, Children and Families, Energy & Environment, Health Care, Transportation, Vote

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 24, 2018

Langevin Praises House Passage of Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.

May 23, 2018

Langevin Introduces Legislation to Protect Children by Ensuring Guns Are Stored Safely

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced legislation to protect children from unsecured firearms.

May 22, 2018

Langevin Opposes Misguided Legislation to Gut Financial Regulations

Issues: Economy and Jobs, Housing, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting against S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which passed the House today by a vote of 258-159.

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.