Press Releases

Oct 17, 2019

Langevin Statement on Passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings

Congressman Langevin issued a statement regarding the passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings of Maryland.

Oct 16, 2019

Langevin Statement on Bipartisan House Vote to Condemn President Trump’s Actions in Syria

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Langevin issued a statement on House passage of H.J. Res. 77, a bipartisan resolution opposing the President’s decision to allow Turkey to conduct military operations in northern Syria.

Oct 16, 2019

Cicilline, Langevin Bill Honoring Elizabeth Buffum Chace Passed By U.S. House

Issues: Rhode Island

The House of Representatives voted to passed legislation to dedicate the Central Falls Post Office to Elizabeth Buffum Chace, an outspoken leader of the abolitionist and women’s suffrage movements in Rhode Island.

Oct 15, 2019

Langevin Applauds Introduction of House Democrats’ Bill to Lower Cost of College

Issues: Education

The College Affordability Act includes two provisions authored by Langevin to address shortage of English learner teachers and provide loan forgiveness for parents of disabled students.

Oct 15, 2019

Langevin, Chu, Ruiz Introduce Bill to Strengthen Health Insurance Market

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Langevin announced the introduction of the Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act in order to help reduce premiums for people who do not get their health insurance through an employer.

Oct 11, 2019

Langevin Introduces Bill to Combat Disinformation and Foreign Interference in U.S. Political Process

Congressman Langevin introduced the Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy Act, a bill to strengthen media literacy and disinformation education.

Oct 7, 2019

Langevin Reaction to Trump’s Syria Decision

Congressman Langevin issued a statement regarding press reports that the United States would allow Turkish military operations in northern Syria.

Oct 4, 2019

Congressmen Langevin, Panetta Establish Congressional Naval Education Caucus

Issues: Armed Services

Congressmen Langevin and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) have established the Congressional Naval Education Caucus.

Oct 2, 2019

Providence Fire Department Awarded $750k Federal Grant to Buy New Heavy Rescue Truck

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Langevin and his colleagues announced $750,000 in federal funding to help the Providence Fire Department purchase a new heavy rescue fire truck.

Sep 27, 2019

House Passes Langevin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Fentanyl Trafficking

Issues: Rhode Island

Legislation establishes a new task force to stop the inflow of fentanyl and other opioids across the border.