Press Releases

Jul 1, 2020

Langevin Votes to Advance 2021 Defense Policy Bill

Issues: Armed Services, Budget, Cybersecurity, Energy & Environment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted late this evening to advance the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) out of the House Committee on Armed Services.

Jul 1, 2020

Key Langevin Provisions Included in Sweeping $1.5 Trillion House Infrastructure Package

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), today voted in support of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, sweeping legislation that will invest more than $1.5 trillion to rebuild and enhance America’s infrastructure.

Jul 1, 2020

Congressional Delegation Announces $8,433,558 to Enhance Rhode Island Emergency Preparedness

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, along with Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, announced that the state will receive $8,433,558 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Jun 30, 2020

Bipartisan NDAA Amendment Will Require Updated Department of Defense Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap

Issues: Armed Services, Energy & Environment

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) announced today their intention to offer an amendment to the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act that requires the Department of Defense to continue to plan for and confront the national security impacts of climate change.

Jun 29, 2020

Langevin Statement on Reports of Russia Offering Bounties on American Troops

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), today issued the following statement regarding reports that Russian military intelligence offered bounties on coalition forces in Afghanistan, including American troops.

Jun 25, 2020

Langevin Statement on Passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, which passed the House by a vote of 236-181.

Jun 25, 2020

Congressional Cybersecurity Leaders Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Establish a National Cyber Director

Issues: Cybersecurity

Cyberspace Solarium Commissioner Congressman Jim Langevin has introduced The National Cyber Director Act to create the position of a National Cyber Director within the White House.

Jun 22, 2020

Langevin Statement on U.S. Navy Contract Award Advancing the Columbia-class Submarine Program

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), released the following statement regarding the modification of the U.S. Navy contract awarded to General Dynamics Electric Boat for Columbia-class submarines.

Jun 22, 2020

Chairman Langevin’s Opening Remarks for IETC Markup for FY2021 NDAA

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), delivered opening remarks at the subcommittee’s markup of its portion of the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.

Jun 19, 2020

Langevin Recognizes Juneteenth Independence Day

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined 206 of his fellow members of the U.S. House of Representatives in recognizing this year’s observation of today, June 19, 2020, as Juneteenth Independence Day.