Press Releases

Jan 18, 2019

Langevin & Smith Slam Trump Administration’s Half-Baked Climate Change Report

Issues: Armed Services, Energy & Environment

Congressman Langevin and House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) issued a statement following the release of a Department of Defense report on climate change.

Jan 16, 2019

Langevin Decries Republican Opposition to Disaster Aid Package

Issues: Immigration, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after voting in favor of H.R. 268, the Disaster Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2019.

Jan 15, 2019

House Republicans Tank Bill to Reopen Government While Border Security Negotiations Continue

The longest government shutdown in history will continue as Coast Guard members miss their first paychecks.

Jan 14, 2019

Congressional Delegation Joins Unpaid Federal Employees to Call for End to Trump Shutdown

Hundreds of federal employees in Rhode Island have gone without pay since the shutdown began even as they perform critical services.

Jan 11, 2019

Langevin Votes to Reopen Environmental Protection Agency and National Parks

Issues: Budget, Economy and Jobs, Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

Bill sets funding at level overwhelmingly approved in the Senate and restores critical public health and environmental programs.

Jan 10, 2019

Langevin Votes to Shield 65,000 Rhode Island Families from Effects of Trump Shutdown

In addition to restoring vital nutrition programs, bills will ensure safety of food supply and transportation systems.

Jan 9, 2019

Langevin Votes to Ensure Rhode Islanders Get Tax Refunds on Time

The bill will reopen the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service.

Jan 8, 2019

Langevin Rejects Trump’s Flawed Border Plan

Congressman Langevin issued a statement after President Trump’s address to the nation regarding border security.

Jan 3, 2019

Langevin Votes to Reopen Government

Congressman Langevin issued a statement after voting in favor of two bills passed by the House that will reopen federal agencies closed due to the Trump shutdown.

Jan 2, 2019

Langevin to Preside Over U.S. House of Representatives on Opening Day

Congressman Langevin will act as the first Speaker pro tempore on the first day of the new Democratic majority.

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