Press Releases

May 16, 2018

Langevin, King, McCaskill Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Help Combat Illicit Fentanyl Entering United States

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), Congressman Peter King (R-NY), and Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) have introduced the Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act to better coordinate the interdiction of illicit fentanyl and other opioids entering the United States.

May 15, 2018

Langevin, Lieu Introduce Legislation to Re-Establish White House Cybersecurity Advisor Role

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) introduced a bill to enhance cybersecurity collaboration across the federal government by creating a permanent director of cybersecurity policy in the White House.

May 10, 2018

Langevin Supports Committee Passage of 2019 Defense Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) offered his support for the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which passed out of committee early this morning by a vote of 60-1.

May 9, 2018

East Greenwich Student Takes First in Congressman Langevin’s 18th Annual Art Competition

Congressman Langevin (D-RI) announced the results of the Second Congressional District 2018 High School Art Competition during a ceremony at the Warwick Mall.

May 8, 2018

Langevin Condemns President Trump’s Decision on Iran Deal

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement regarding President Trump’s decision to reimpose sanctions despite Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Apr 27, 2018

Langevin Supports Legislation to Protect Air Travelers

Issues: Disabilities, Transportation, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted to strengthen the rights of airline passengers, including those with disabilities, and to continue to improve air safety.

Apr 25, 2018

Langevin, Thompson Introduce Bill to Modernize National FFA Organization’s Charter

Issues: Education

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) have introduced a bill to modernize the charter of the National FFA Organization (formerly Future Farmers of America) to better reflect agriculture education in the 21st Century.

Apr 24, 2018

Langevin Statement on SEC Settlement with Yahoo over 2014 Data Breach

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a following statement regarding the SEC’s first enforcement action regarding a publicly traded company’s failure to disclose a cybersecurity incident.

Apr 16, 2018

Langevin Endorses Update to NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s release of the first major update to the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.

Apr 6, 2018

Langevin Calls for Resignation of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

Issues: Energy & Environment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement calling for the resignation of Scott Pruitt, the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.