Press Releases

Apr 16, 2018

Langevin Endorses Update to NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s release of the first major update to the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.

Apr 6, 2018

Langevin Calls for Resignation of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

Issues: Energy & Environment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement calling for the resignation of Scott Pruitt, the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Mar 27, 2018

Langevin, Portman Lead Joint Letter Urging Relief for Families with Disabled Students

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos requesting the discharge of Parent PLUS Loans taken out on behalf of students who become totally and permanently disabled.

Mar 23, 2018

Langevin Statement on Transgender Service Member Policy

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding the Department of Defense’s recommendation to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military.

Mar 23, 2018

Langevin Statement on Indictment and Sanction of IRGC-Affiliated Hackers

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding the indictment and sanctioning of Iranian criminals engaged in intellectual property theft.

Mar 22, 2018

Langevin Votes in Support of 2018 Government Funding Bill

Issues: Budget, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted in favor of the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018,” legislation that will fund the government through September 30. The bill, which passed the House by a vote of 256-167, heads to the Senate where it will be considered in advance of tomorrow’s funding deadline

Mar 19, 2018

Langevin Calls for Increased Accountability for Social Media Giants

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin, co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, issued a statement regarding the need for Facebook and other social media platforms to improve accountability measures and for Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, to testify before Congress.

Mar 15, 2018

Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Russian Chemical Weapon Attack

Issues: Armed Services

A bipartisan group of six Representatives introduced a resolution today expressing solidarity with the victims of the Russian chemical weapons attack in the United Kingdom and strong support for measures to counter Russian aggression.

Mar 15, 2018

Langevin Questions Adequacy of Administration Sanctions on Russian Cyber Actors

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after the Trump Administration announced new sanctions in response to Russian cyber activity.

Mar 14, 2018

Langevin Statement on National School Walkout to End Gun Violence

Issues: Gun Safety

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in solidarity with the students participating in today’s school walkout in honor of the 17 lives lost in the Parkland school shooting and in protest of Congressional inaction on gun violence.