Press Releases

Dec 20, 2017

88 Members of Congress Request Clarification from HHS and CDC on Reported Agency Censorship

Issues: Health Care

Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI) was joined by Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO), Judy Chu (D-CA), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) in leading a letter expressing concern about censorship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Dec 19, 2017

Langevin Statement on Final Passage of H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting in opposition to H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed by a vote of 227 to 203.

Dec 18, 2017

Langevin Denounces Exclusion of Climate Change from Trump National Security Strategy

Issues: Armed Services, Energy & Environment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, denounced President Trump’s decision to exclude discussion of climate change as a national security threat in his “America First” National Security Strategy.

Dec 15, 2017

RI Delegation Demands Congress Fund Health Insurance for Children

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today gathered to demand the Republican majority in Congress immediately reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Rhode Island’s congressional delegation stood with pediatricians and children’s advocates at Meeting Street, which supports kids who have a wide range of specialized health needs.

Dec 14, 2017

Langevin Condemns FCC Vote to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, released a statement after the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal net neutrality rules.

Dec 11, 2017

RI Nets $1.6 Million to Continue Infrastructure Improvements at the Port of Galilee

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline joined Governor Gina M. Raimondo in announcing $1.6 million in federal funding to upgrade key infrastructure at the Port of Galilee in Narragansett to help protect jobs and promote investment at Rhode Island’s busiest commercial fishing port.

Dec 7, 2017

Langevin Statement on House Republican Continuing Resolution

Issues: Budget, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting against the two-week stopgap funding measure that passed the House of Representatives today by a vote of 235 to 193.

Dec 6, 2017

Langevin Condemns Passage of Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill

Issues: Gun Safety

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a member of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released a statement regarding H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 231 to 198.

Dec 1, 2017

Langevin Statement on Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn Lying to the FBI

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees, released a statement regarding President Trump’s former National Security Advisor, Michael T. Flynn, pleading guilty to lying to the FBI.

Nov 30, 2017

Langevin Calls on Congressman John Conyers to Resign

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement calling on Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) to resign his position in the House of Representatives.

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