Press Releases

Jun 21, 2018

Langevin Statement Opposing Deeply Partisan Farm Bill

Issues: Children and Families, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after opposing the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, also known as the Farm Bill, which passed the House by a vote of 213-211.

Jun 19, 2018

House Passes Langevin, King Bill to Create Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after the Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act, legislation he introduced with Congressman Peter King (R-NY), passed the House of Representatives.

Jun 19, 2018

Delegation Announces $12.5 Million in Opioid Funding Available to Rhode Island

The RI Congressional delegation announced a substantial increase in federal funding made available for Rhode Island’s fight against opioid addiction.

Jun 14, 2018

Langevin Leads Introduction of Bipartisan Bill to Step Up Federal Fight against Rehoming

Issues: Children and Families, Foster Youth

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced bipartisan legislation to protect adopted children from being “rehomed.”

Jun 12, 2018

New Legislation Will Hold Irresponsible Gun Dealers Accountable

Issues: Gun Safety

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), Ted Deutch (D-FL), and Gwen Moore (D-WI) introduced the Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act, legislation that would strengthen accountability measures for gun dealers who engage in illegal sales practices.

Jun 12, 2018

Langevin Statement on Trump-Kim Summit

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding the meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

Jun 7, 2018

Langevin Opposes Rescissions Package Cutting Children’s Health Funding

Issues: Budget, Children and Families, Energy & Environment, Health Care, Transportation, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after opposing the $15 billion Republican rescissions package, which passed the House by a vote of 210-206.

Jun 6, 2018

Committee Passes Langevin, King Legislation to Combat Opioid Trafficking

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Peter King (R-NY) applauded the passage of their Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act by the House Committee on Homeland Security.

May 24, 2018

Langevin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Allow More Time to Establish Health Care Electronic Visit Verification Systems

Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Don Young (R-AK), and Steve Stivers (R-OH) have introduced a bipartisan bill to delay the implementation of a provision requiring states to have Electronic Visit Verification systems.

May 24, 2018

Langevin Praises House Passage of Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.

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