Press Releases

Aug 22, 2017

Langevin Statement on the President’s Afghanistan Address

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released a statement regarding President Trump’s address on Afghanistan.

Aug 18, 2017

Langevin Statement on the Departure of White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement about the departure of White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon.

Aug 18, 2017

Langevin Statement on the Elevation of U.S. Cyber Command

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement regarding the elevation of U.S. Cyber Command to a unified combatant command.

Aug 15, 2017

Langevin Statement on President Trump’s Comments Regarding the Charlottesville Attacks

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement regarding President Trump's comments on the Charlottesville attacks:

Aug 4, 2017

Congressional Delegation Announces $26 Million in Medicare Payments for RI Hospitals

RI's Congressional delegation announced that hospitals across the state will receive approximately $26 million in additional Medicare payments following the renewal of a “wage index” adjustment.

Aug 4, 2017

Langevin, Whitehouse Introduce Bill to Protect Aircraft from Drones

Issues: Transportation

This week, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced the Drone Operator Safety Act, a bill to help protect American air traffic from the misuse of drones

Jul 29, 2017

RI Delegation Announces $2 Million to Hire More Firefighters in North Kingstown & Barrington

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced over $2 million in federal funding to help North Kingstown and Barrington hire and train new firefighters.

Jul 28, 2017

Langevin Statement on Senate Defeat of Trumpcare

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement following the Senate’s vote to reject a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Jul 27, 2017

Langevin Statement on FY18 National Security Funding Bill

Issues: Armed Services, Energy & Environment, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued a statement after voting against the Fiscal Year 2018 national security ‘minibus’ funding bill.

Jul 27, 2017

Langevin Leads Introduction of Bills to Protect Adopted Children

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) led a group of his colleagues in introducing two bills aimed at eliminating “re-homing” - an illegal practice whereby parents transfer custody of their adopted child without going through the child welfare system.

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