Press Releases

Jul 20, 2017

Langevin Leads Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Introduce the STEM to STEAM Act of 2017

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced the STEM to STEAM Act of 2017.

Jul 18, 2017

Federal Delegation Announces $125K to Grow Composites Industry, Create Jobs in RI

Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen David Cicilline and Jim Langevin today announced a $125,000 federal grant to develop a composites industry cluster that will support job creation and economic growth in Rhode Island.

Jul 14, 2017

Langevin Statement on House Passage of Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act

Issues: Armed Services, Cybersecurity, Energy & Environment, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement on the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House by a vote of 344 to 81.

Jul 13, 2017

Langevin Applauds House Approval of Climate Change Language in the NDAA

Issues: Armed Services, Energy & Environment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers in rejecting an amendment from Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA) to strike Langevin’s language recognizing climate change as a national security threat.

Jul 12, 2017

Langevin Joins Democrats in Unveiling Legislation to Expand Access to Higher Ed for Students with Disabilities

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined a group of Democratic lawmakers to introduce the Improving Access to Higher Education Act.

Jul 11, 2017

Langevin Statement on the Release of Donald Trump Jr.’s Emails

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement following the release of emails between Donald Trump Jr. and Robert Goldstone.

Jul 10, 2017

Langevin Co-Leads Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter Urging Sec. Mattis to Boost Cybersecurity Education in JROTC

U.S. Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI)joined colleagues in the House and Senate in sending a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis urging him to direct the Military Departments to incorporate cybersecurity into the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps curricula for high school students.

Jul 6, 2017

Langevin Presents 10 Service Medals to Son of World War II Veteran

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin presented James Hirst, son of World War II veteran Robert S. Hirst, with 10 medals for his father’s service in the U.S. Army.

Jun 29, 2017

House Committee Marks Up FY18 National Defense Authorization Act

Issues: Armed Services, Cybersecurity, Energy & Environment, Gun Safety, International Human Rights

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) offered his support for the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, which passed out of committee by a vote of 60-1.

Jun 28, 2017

Langevin Amendment on Climate Change as a National Security Threat Passes House Committee

Issues: Armed Services, Energy & Environment

During today’s markup of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced an amendment to ensure that climate change is included as part of the United States national security strategy.

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