Press Releases

May 20, 2019

House Passes Langevin, Bacon Provisions to Protect Adopted Children from Rehoming

Issues: Children and Families, Foster Youth

Key provisions from Langevin and Bacon’s Safe Home Act included in the Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act that passed today.

May 20, 2019

Langevin, Mitchell, Bonamici, and Thompson Push for Infrastructure Workforce Development

Congressman Langevin joined Rep. Paul Mitchell (R-MI), Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) to introduce the BUILDS Act.

May 19, 2019

Saunderstown Post Office Dedicated in Memory of Fallen Army Captain Matthew J. August

A formal dedication ceremony was held today designating the facility of the post office located at 20 Ferry Road in Saunderstown as the “Captain Matthew J. August Post Office.”

May 18, 2019

Langevin Presents Silver Star and Other Military Decorations to Rhode Island Vietnam Veteran

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) delivered a Silver Star and several other military decorations to Chief Warrant Officer Two James Bowen, United States Army, Retired for his service during the Vietnam War.

May 17, 2019

Langevin Applauds Passage of Landmark LGBT Rights Bill

Issues: LGBT Rights

The Equality Act extends the full protections of federal civil rights laws to LGBT Americans.

May 15, 2019

Langevin, Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Assist With Transition In Child Welfare Funding

The Family First Transition and Support Act of 2019 provides increased funding for state and tribal child welfare services to implement the Family First Prevention Services Act (Family First).

May 13, 2019

Rhode Island Launches Nation’s First Statewide Cybercrime Hotline

Congressman Langevin helped secure federal funding for the program that uses Rhode Island’s 2-1-1 infrastructure to help victims of identity theft, financial fraud, and other crimes.

May 9, 2019

Langevin Votes to Protect Health Coverage for Rhode Islanders With Pre-Existing Conditions

Legislation includes Langevin’s amendment emphasizing protections for people with disabilities.

May 9, 2019

Langevin Statement on Trump’s Nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be Secretary of Defense

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Langevin released a statement regarding President Trump’s announcement that he is nominating Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan to be the next United States Secretary of Defense.

May 6, 2019

Cranston West Student Wins Langevin’s 2019 Congressional Art Competition

Issues: Rhode Island

Students from Coventry High School and North Kingstown High School are runners up