Press Releases

Nov 25, 2020

Chairs Langevin and Speier Issue Statement in Support of Michèle Flournoy as Secretary of Defense

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), today issued the following statement encouraging President-elect Biden to nominate Michèle Flournoy as Secretary of Defense.

Nov 24, 2020

Chairman Langevin Supports Defense Department Reorganization that Strengthens Civilian Oversight of Special Operations

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) sent a letter expressing his support for Miller’s memo requiring the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict to report directly to the Secretary of Defense.

Nov 24, 2020

Langevin Statement on President-Elect Biden Nominating Haines as Director of National Intelligence

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the following statement regarding President-elect Joseph R. Biden’s announcement that he intends to nominate former Deputy National Security Adviser Avril Haines to be Director of National Intelligence:

Nov 24, 2020

Langevin, Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing National Career Development Month

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), today introduced a resolution recognizing National Career Development Month, which is observed every November.

Nov 24, 2020

Langevin Names Mike DeAngelis District Director

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today announced that Mike DeAngelis is joining his staff as District Director.

Nov 23, 2020

Langevin Statement on President-Elect Biden Nominating Haines as Director of National Intelligence

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the following statement regarding President-elect Biden’s announcement that he intends to nominate former Deputy National Security Adviser Avril Haines to be Director of National Intelligence.

Nov 20, 2020

National Apprenticeship Bill with Langevin Pre-Apprenticeship Amendment Passes House

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), Co-chair of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, today voted in favor of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020.

Nov 19, 2020

Reps. Langevin and Smith Pre-Apprenticeship Stipend Amendment Added to National Apprenticeship Bill

Reps Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Adam Smith (D-Wash.) successfully included an amendment to the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 that would allow pre-apprenticeship programs to use grant funds under the legislation to provide stipends for participants.

Nov 19, 2020

Langevin Chairs IETC Briefing on Impact of COVID-19 on Defense IT Systems

Chairman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today held a briefing by Department of Defense officials on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s information and communications technology.

Nov 17, 2020

Langevin Condemns Firing of CISA Director Christopher Krebs

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (RI-02), decried the removal of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Christopher Krebs.

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