Press Releases

Sep 18, 2019

Langevin Introduces SPELL Act to Address the Shortage of Teachers of English Learners in Rhode Island

Issues: Education

Legislation would give qualified EL educators $17,500 in student loan forgiveness.

Sep 17, 2019

New $2.6M SAFER Grant to Help Cranston Fire Department Fill the Ranks

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Langevin helped secure a federal SAFER grant to help Cranston hire 15 new firefighters.

Sep 13, 2019

Congressional Delegation, State Officials Celebrate $60.3 Million Federal Grant to Upgrade Northbound Providence Viaduct

Congressman Langevin helped secure the funding which comes from a grant program created by Sen. Whitehouse to meet RI’s needs for large-scale infrastructure projects.

Sep 13, 2019

Langevin Statement on North Korean Hacking Sanctions

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Langevin a statement regarding the sanctioning of three North Korean hacking groups.

Sep 12, 2019

Langevin, Welch Introduce Bill to Incentivize Energy Efficient Construction

Issues: Economy and Jobs, Energy & Environment

Congressmen Langevin and Peter Welch (D-VT) introduced the Building Efficiently Act of 2019, a bill to encourage property developers to improve the energy efficiency of the buildings they work on.

Sep 11, 2019

Langevin Votes to Block Offshore Drilling in Rhode Island

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island, Vote

Legislation includes Langevin’s amendment requiring a report on the impacts of offshore drilling on coastal communities and their economies.

Aug 21, 2019

Langevin Announces Support for Impeachment Inquiry

Congressman Langevin issued a statement announcing his support for the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions.

Aug 12, 2019

Langevin Offices Accepting Applications for Fall 2019 Interns

Congressman Jim Langevin is accepting applications for interns in his Rhode Island and Washington, D.C., offices for the fall of 2019.

Aug 6, 2019

RI Nets $7.5 Million in Security Grants to Improve Emergency Response & Disaster Preparedness

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced that the state will receive $7,523,831 in federal national preparedness funds.

Jul 25, 2019

Langevin Backs Bipartisan Budget Agreement

Issues: Budget, Economy and Jobs, Vote

Agreement permanently ends the threat of sequestration and prevents a potential credit default