Press Releases

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.

Feb 26, 2019

Langevin Votes to Cancel Trump Border Emergency

Congressman Langevin issued the following statement after voting in favor of a resolution to terminate President Trump’s border emergency declaration.

Feb 22, 2019

Langevin Bill to Support Agriculture Education Signed into Law

Legislation updates the FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America) charter to enable the organization to better serve its 669,000 student members.

Feb 15, 2019

Langevin Condemns Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

Congressman Langevin issued a statement condemning President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency and use military construction funds for his border wall.

Feb 14, 2019

Langevin Supports Bipartisan Funding Deal to Avert Shutdown, Condemns Anticipated “National Emergency” Declaration

Issues: Budget, Immigration

Congressman Langevin voted in favor of the bipartisan agreement to fund the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year.

Feb 13, 2019

Bipartisan Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Improve Response to Cyber Threats

Issues: Cybersecurity

The bill codifies and enhances Cyber Incident Response Teams at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) within the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC).

Feb 13, 2019

Langevin Votes to End U.S. Support for Saudi-led War in Yemen

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Langevin issued the following statement after voting in favor of the H.J. Res 37.

Feb 12, 2019

Bipartisan Legislation will Improve Teaching for English Learners

Issues: Education

Bill supports teacher preparation programs that prepare future educators for the growing non-native English-speaking student population.

Feb 11, 2019

Langevin, Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing National Career and Technical Education Month

Congressmen Langevin and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) introduced a resolution recognizing February as National Career and Technical Education Month.