Press Releases

Oct 13, 2017

Langevin Statement on the President’s Decision to Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement following President Trump’s decertification of Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action regarding Iranian nuclear weapons.

Oct 13, 2017

Langevin Statement on Trump Administration’s Actions to Destabilize Health Insurance Markets

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding President Trump’s Executive Order to weaken consumer protections for certain health plans and his decision to end Cost Sharing Reductions under the Affordable Care Act.

Oct 12, 2017

Republicans Oppose Langevin Effort to Stop Multi-million Dollar Gun Giveaway

Issues: Armed Services, Gun Safety, Vote

Congressman Langevin offered a Motion to Instruct House conferees on the National Defense Authorization Act to reject provisions that would transfer surplus Army pistols to the Civilian Marksmanship Program.

Oct 5, 2017

Langevin Statement Opposing Fast Track Authority for Trump Tax Plan

Issues: Budget, Economy and Jobs, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting against the Republican budget resolution, which passed by a vote of 219-206.

Oct 5, 2017

Rhode Island College Wins $1.1 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant

The RI Congressional delegation announced a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Education grant for Rhode Island College to provide opportunities for disadvantaged students to pursue doctoral studies.

Oct 4, 2017

Langevin Opposes Republican Effort to Authorize Border Wall

Issues: Energy & Environment, Immigration, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, voted against H.R. 3548, the Border Security for America Act, during committee consideration of the bill. The legislation, introduced by Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), would authorize billions of dollars in additional funding to construct the border wall demanded by President Trump. The bill was reported out of committee by a vote of 18-12.

Oct 2, 2017

Langevin Statement on Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding last night's mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Oct 2, 2017

Delegation Announces $250K for Citizenship, Naturalization Efforts

Issues: Immigration

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, and U.S. Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced $250,000 for the Rhode Island Citizenship Consortium, a partnership of Progreso Latino, the Diocese of Providence, Genesis Center, Dorcas International Institute of RI, and RI Family Literacy Initiative, to assist permanent residents with the naturalization process.

Sep 18, 2017

Langevin Reintroduces the Personal Data Notification and Protection Act

Issues: Cybersecurity

Following the Equifax data breach, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, reintroduced the Personal Data Notification and Protection Act, which provides for a single national breach notification standard.

Sep 14, 2017

Langevin Statement Opposing Republican Omnibus Spending Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement expressing his opposition to the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 211-198.