Press Releases

Sep 25, 2019

RI Delegation Announces $3.4 Million to Increase Medicaid Providers’ Capacity for Addiction Treatment

Congressman Langevin and his delegation colleagues today announced a $3,482,368 planning grant to increase the treatment capacity of Rhode Island healthcare providers for substance use disorder treatment and recovery services.

Sep 20, 2019

RI Delegation Announces Over $4.2M in Fire Grants for New Training, Equipment & Recruitment

Issues: Rhode Island

Fire departments in Warwick, East Providence, Woonsocket, Middletown, Burrillville, Little Compton, Coventry, Scituate, Lincoln, South Kingstown, along with the RI Fire Academy, and the RI Fire Chiefs Association all recieved federal grants.

Sep 19, 2019

Langevin, Cicilline Recognize Bicentennial of the Congdon Street Baptist Church

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Langevin, along with Congressman David Cicilline, submitted a statement to the Congressional Record to commemorate the bicentennial of the Congdon Street Baptist Church in Providence.

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.