Press Releases

Mar 14, 2019

Langevin Votes to Make Mueller Report Public

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after voting in favor of a resolution calling for the Department of Justice to make the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report available to Congress and to the public when the investigation is completed.

Mar 12, 2019

Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Will Join National Wild and Scenic River System

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

Legislation granting Rhode Island and Connecticut waterways new protections and eligibility for federal funding signed into law.

Mar 8, 2019

Langevin, House Democrats Fulfill Promise to Reform and Secure American Elections

For the People Act expands access to the polls, strengthens election cybersecurity, and requires increased transparency and accountability from public officials.

Mar 7, 2019

Langevin, Thompson Introduce Bill to Strengthen Cybersecurity Education in CTE Programs

Bipartisan legislation provides resources to develop career and technical education curricula that incorporate cybersecurity training.

Mar 6, 2019

Langevin, Baldwin Introduce Legislation to Protect Rights of Disabled Airplane Passengers

Air Carrier Access Amendments Act will protect the rights of disabled airplane passengers, improve air travel safety, and close service gaps that passengers with disabilities frequently encounter in air travel.

Mar 6, 2019

Langevin-Connolly Reintroduce FAST Voting ACT

The legislation aims to enhance voting system security, improve voter participation, and encourage automatic voter registration.

Mar 1, 2019

Congressman Langevin Named Senior Whip for the 116th Congress

Congressman Langevin announced his appointment by House Democratic leaders to serve as a Senior Whip for the 116th Congress.

Feb 27, 2019

Bipartisan Bill Will Protect Adopted Children from Rehoming

Legislation closes loophole in federal law to allow state child welfare agencies to investigate suspected cases of unregulated custody transfers.

Feb 27, 2019

Langevin Votes to Require Universal Background Checks for Firearm Sales

Issues: Gun Safety

Bipartisan bill will close longstanding loophole affecting nearly a quarter of gun sales and transfers.

Feb 26, 2019

Bill to Protect Rhode Island and Connecticut Rivers Passes House of Representatives

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island, Vote

U.S. Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI), Joe Courtney (D-CT), and David Cicilline (D-RI) announced their legislation to protect several local waterways passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 363-62 as part of a broader bipartisan public lands package.