Press Releases

Oct 7, 2019

Langevin Reaction to Trump’s Syria Decision

Congressman Langevin issued a statement regarding press reports that the United States would allow Turkish military operations in northern Syria.

Oct 4, 2019

Congressmen Langevin, Panetta Establish Congressional Naval Education Caucus

Issues: Armed Services

Congressmen Langevin and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) have established the Congressional Naval Education Caucus.

Oct 2, 2019

Providence Fire Department Awarded $750k Federal Grant to Buy New Heavy Rescue Truck

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Langevin and his colleagues announced $750,000 in federal funding to help the Providence Fire Department purchase a new heavy rescue fire truck.

Sep 27, 2019

House Passes Langevin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Fentanyl Trafficking

Issues: Rhode Island

Legislation establishes a new task force to stop the inflow of fentanyl and other opioids across the border.

Sep 25, 2019

RI Delegation Announces $3.4 Million to Increase Medicaid Providers’ Capacity for Addiction Treatment

Congressman Langevin and his delegation colleagues today announced a $3,482,368 planning grant to increase the treatment capacity of Rhode Island healthcare providers for substance use disorder treatment and recovery services.

Sep 20, 2019

RI Delegation Announces Over $4.2M in Fire Grants for New Training, Equipment & Recruitment

Issues: Rhode Island

Fire departments in Warwick, East Providence, Woonsocket, Middletown, Burrillville, Little Compton, Coventry, Scituate, Lincoln, South Kingstown, along with the RI Fire Academy, and the RI Fire Chiefs Association all recieved federal grants.

Sep 19, 2019

Langevin, Cicilline Recognize Bicentennial of the Congdon Street Baptist Church

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Langevin, along with Congressman David Cicilline, submitted a statement to the Congressional Record to commemorate the bicentennial of the Congdon Street Baptist Church in Providence.

Sep 18, 2019

Langevin Introduces SPELL Act to Address the Shortage of Teachers of English Learners in Rhode Island

Issues: Education

Legislation would give qualified EL educators $17,500 in student loan forgiveness.

Sep 17, 2019

New $2.6M SAFER Grant to Help Cranston Fire Department Fill the Ranks

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Langevin helped secure a federal SAFER grant to help Cranston hire 15 new firefighters.

Sep 13, 2019

Congressional Delegation, State Officials Celebrate $60.3 Million Federal Grant to Upgrade Northbound Providence Viaduct

Congressman Langevin helped secure the funding which comes from a grant program created by Sen. Whitehouse to meet RI’s needs for large-scale infrastructure projects.