Press Releases

Sep 26, 2020

Langevin Statement on President Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sep 24, 2020

Langevin Applauds Passage of Sweeping Climate Action Legislation

Issues: Economy and Jobs, Energy & Environment, Housing, Transportation

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of H.R. 4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act, a sweeping package that includes bipartisan bills to advance comprehensive climate action.

Sep 22, 2020

Langevin Statement on Passage of Stopgap Government Funding Bill

Issues: Budget, Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 8337, a bipartisan bill to fund the government through December 11, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 359-57.

Sep 22, 2020

Cyberspace Solarium Commission Legislators Renew Call for National Cyber Director in Light of GAO Report

Issues: Cybersecurity

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission renewed their call for strong cyber leadership in the White House – a sentiment reinforced today by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report 20-629.

Sep 22, 2020

RI Awarded $300,000 BOLD Grant to Support & Improve Alzheimer’s Care

RI's Congressional Delegation today announced $300,000 in federal funding for the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) through a Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act grant.

Sep 18, 2020

Langevin Statement on Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the following statement on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

Sep 18, 2020

$597,500 in EDA Grants for Slater Technology Fund, RI Bio Will Boost Health Care Startups in RI

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced that two Rhode Island organizations have received a total of $597,500 in grants from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

Sep 17, 2020

Langevin, Cicilline, Johnson, Introduce Stopgap Measure to Continue Transportation Projects During the Pandemic

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI), David Cicilline (D-RI), and Dusty Johnson (R-SD), have introduced the Highways Coronavirus Relief Act, bipartisan legislation to temporarily increase the amount the federal government contributes to federal highway projects.

Sep 17, 2020

RI Delegation Announces Nearly $6M to Hire 24 New Firefighters & Enhance Public Safety

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced a total of $5,877,024 in federal funding to help fire departments in Middletown, Portsmouth, and Woonsocket recruit, hire, and train firefighters.

Sep 17, 2020

Chairman Langevin’s Opening Remarks at IETC Hearing on the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence’s Interim Findings

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities, offered the following opening remarks at the subcommittee hearing he is chairing.