Press Releases

Oct 27, 2019

Langevin Statement on Death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Langevin released a statement regarding the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Oct 25, 2019

Langevin Statement on Defense Department’s Announcement of JEDI Contract Award

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Langevin issued a statement regarding the Department of Defense’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract award announcement.

Oct 24, 2019

Langevin Votes to Combat Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections

The SHIELD Act includes Langevin’s amendment to commission a study of Americans’ media literacy skills.

Oct 22, 2019

Langevin Applauds FAA Decision to Include Opioid Overdose Reversal Drugs On Board Airplanes

The FAA’s decision follows Langevin’s call to carry naloxone on passenger aircraft.

Oct 17, 2019

Langevin Statement on Passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings

Congressman Langevin issued a statement regarding the passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings of Maryland.

Oct 16, 2019

Langevin Statement on Bipartisan House Vote to Condemn President Trump’s Actions in Syria

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Langevin issued a statement on House passage of H.J. Res. 77, a bipartisan resolution opposing the President’s decision to allow Turkey to conduct military operations in northern Syria.

Oct 16, 2019

Cicilline, Langevin Bill Honoring Elizabeth Buffum Chace Passed By U.S. House

Issues: Rhode Island

The House of Representatives voted to passed legislation to dedicate the Central Falls Post Office to Elizabeth Buffum Chace, an outspoken leader of the abolitionist and women’s suffrage movements in Rhode Island.

Oct 15, 2019

Langevin Applauds Introduction of House Democrats’ Bill to Lower Cost of College

Issues: Education

The College Affordability Act includes two provisions authored by Langevin to address shortage of English learner teachers and provide loan forgiveness for parents of disabled students.

Oct 15, 2019

Langevin, Chu, Ruiz Introduce Bill to Strengthen Health Insurance Market

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Langevin announced the introduction of the Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act in order to help reduce premiums for people who do not get their health insurance through an employer.

Oct 11, 2019

Langevin Introduces Bill to Combat Disinformation and Foreign Interference in U.S. Political Process

Congressman Langevin introduced the Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy Act, a bill to strengthen media literacy and disinformation education.