Press Releases

Mar 27, 2020

Langevin Statement on Passage of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Mar 25, 2020

Langevin Applauds Bipartisan Senate COVID-19 Stimulus Agreement

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today issued the following statement on the bipartisan Senate agreement for a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) stimulus package.

Mar 24, 2020

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $539K to Help RI Health Centers Fight COVID-19

Rhode Island's Congressional delegation today announced $539,250 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help eight Rhode Island health centers.

Mar 23, 2020

Bipartisan Congressional Leaders Call for Additional Foster Youth Supports in COVID-19 Response Package

Issues: Children and Families, Education, Foster Youth

Representatives released the following statement on supporting foster youth in the next COVID-19 response package:

Mar 21, 2020

Langevin Legislation Clears Way for Additional Personal Protective Equipment for Frontline Workers

Passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act has cleared way to provide additional personal protective equipment (PPE) to first responders and medical personnel facing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Mar 19, 2020

Congressional Champions for Foster Youth Urge Inclusion of Additional Supports in COVID-19 Response Package

Issues: Children and Families, Education, Foster Youth, Housing, Rhode Island

Co-chairs of the Bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth Jim Langevin (D-RI), Karen Bass (D-CA), and Don Bacon (R-NE) sent a letter yesterday urging House leadership to prioritize supports for current and former foster youth in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response packages.

Mar 19, 2020

Langevin, Katko, Titus Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Transportation Access for Individuals with Disabilities

Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) has introduced the Disability Access to Transportation Act, bipartisan legislation to expand transportation access for individuals with disabilities.

Mar 16, 2020

Congressional Delegation Wants Swift SBA Disaster Declaration for RI

WASHINGTON, DC – Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation today urged the Trump Administration to quickly grant Rhode Island’s request for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to issue an economic disaster declaration covering the state due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Mar 13, 2020

Langevin Votes for Bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted in support of H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Mar 11, 2020

Langevin, Bipartisan Cybersecurity Leaders Release United States Cyberspace Solarium Commission Report

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today joined his fellow commissioners to unveil a landmark policy framework that will enhance the United States’ defenses against cyber threats.

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