Press Releases

Jul 19, 2018

Narragansett Fire Department Receives $218K Federal Grant for New Equipment & Rescue Training

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Jim Langevin announced $218,096 in federal funding to help the Narragansett Fire Department purchase needed equipment and provide water rescue training.

Jul 13, 2018

Langevin Calls Mueller Indictment Most Significant Foreign Hacking Case in History

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment of twelve Russian military intelligence officers for distributing documents they had stolen from US political organizations.

Jul 9, 2018

Langevin Statement on Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court Justice

Issues: LGBT Rights

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Jul 3, 2018

Reed, Langevin, Cicilline Seek to Ensure Increased Opioid Funds Go to Effective Prevention, Treatment & Recovery Initiatives

The RI Congressional delegation joined Rhode Island health professionals and others at an event calling for federal funds to be quickly deployed to the front lines for programs that are being implemented to save lives and help people recover from opioid abuse and addiction.

Jul 2, 2018

Rhode Island Leaders Back Langevin Legislation to Hold Irresponsible Gun Dealers Accountable

Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, and other local leaders to urge Congress to address the nation’s gun violence epidemic and pass the Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act.

Jun 28, 2018

Langevin Supports Passage of 2019 Defense Spending Bill

Issues: Armed Services, Cybersecurity, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Year 2019 Defense Appropriations Act, which passed the House by a vote of 359-49.

Jun 27, 2018

Langevin Condemns Supreme Court Decision Gutting Collective Bargaining Rights for Civil Servants

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31.

Jun 27, 2018

Langevin Statement on GOP’s Continued Inability to Address Immigration

Issues: Immigration, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act, failed to pass the House by a vote of 121-301.

Jun 26, 2018

Langevin Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Trump Travel Ban

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Trump v. Hawaii.

Jun 25, 2018

Langevin, Thompson, King Introduce Legislation to Improve Disaster Planning for People with Disabilities

Issues: Disabilities, Housing

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Bennie Thompson (D-MS), and Peter King (R-NY) introduced legislation that would create an advisory committee to improve U.S. emergency preparedness and response planning for people with disabilities.

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