Press Releases

Aug 12, 2019

Langevin Offices Accepting Applications for Fall 2019 Interns

Congressman Jim Langevin is accepting applications for interns in his Rhode Island and Washington, D.C., offices for the fall of 2019.

Aug 6, 2019

RI Nets $7.5 Million in Security Grants to Improve Emergency Response & Disaster Preparedness

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced that the state will receive $7,523,831 in federal national preparedness funds.

Jul 25, 2019

Langevin Backs Bipartisan Budget Agreement

Issues: Budget, Economy and Jobs, Vote

Agreement permanently ends the threat of sequestration and prevents a potential credit default

Jul 25, 2019

On the Eve of ADA Anniversary, Langevin Introduces Legislation to Help More Small Businesses Become Accessible

Bill would make it easier for small businesses to comply with ADA.

Jul 24, 2019

Langevin Statement on Mueller Testimony

Congressman Langevin Released the following statement regarding the testimony of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller before the House Committees on Judiciary and Intelligence.

Jul 24, 2019

Langevin, McMorris Rodgers Applaud House Passage of Their Bill to Strengthen Support for Family Caregivers

The Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019 authorizes $200 million in funding over the next five years.

Jul 23, 2019

Langevin Introduces Legislation to Aid Adoptive Families

Issues: Children and Families, Foster Youth, Rhode Island

Congressman Langevin introduced bipartisan legislation to strengthen mental health services for adopted children and their families to ensure every child has a safe, permanent home.

Jul 23, 2019

New $60.3 Million INFRA Grant Will Help Pave the Way for Improvements to Northbound Providence Viaduct

Federal funding secured by the Rhode Island Congressional delegation will replace and upgrade the Northbound Providence Viaduct on I-95.

Jul 18, 2019

Langevin Votes to Increase Minimum Wage to $15 per Hour

House-passed bill will increase pay for nearly 142,000 Rhode Islanders.

Jul 17, 2019

Langevin Bill to Prevent Fentanyl Trafficking Reported Favorably by Homeland Security Committee

Congressman Langevin's legislation to prevent the trafficking of fentanyl and other opioids was ordered reported to the full House of Representatives.