Press Releases

Jul 26, 2017

Langevin Statement on President Trump’s Tweets Barring Transgender Servicemembers

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued a statement on President Trump’s tweets regarding transgender servicemembers in the military.

Jul 25, 2017

Langevin Statement Regarding Senate Vote to Proceed on Unknown Health Care Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement on the Senate vote to take up an unknown health care bill.

Jul 21, 2017

Langevin Presents Six Service Medals to Vietnam Veteran

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) presented First Lieutenant Stephen McMahon with six medals — including a Bronze Star — for his service in the Vietnam War.

Jul 21, 2017

Langevin Appointed to Task Force on Election Security

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, was named a member of the new Congressional Task Force on Election Security.

Jul 20, 2017

Representatives Langevin, Chu, and Ruiz Introduce Bill to Improve Health Care Marketplace Stability

Issues: Health Care

Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI), Representative Judy Chu (D-CA), and Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) introduced the Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act.

Jul 20, 2017

Langevin Leads Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Introduce the STEM to STEAM Act of 2017

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced the STEM to STEAM Act of 2017.

Jul 18, 2017

Federal Delegation Announces $125K to Grow Composites Industry, Create Jobs in RI

Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen David Cicilline and Jim Langevin today announced a $125,000 federal grant to develop a composites industry cluster that will support job creation and economic growth in Rhode Island.

Jul 14, 2017

Langevin Statement on House Passage of Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act

Issues: Armed Services, Cybersecurity, Energy & Environment, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement on the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House by a vote of 344 to 81.

Jul 13, 2017

Langevin Applauds House Approval of Climate Change Language in the NDAA

Issues: Armed Services, Energy & Environment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers in rejecting an amendment from Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA) to strike Langevin’s language recognizing climate change as a national security threat.

Jul 12, 2017

Langevin Joins Democrats in Unveiling Legislation to Expand Access to Higher Ed for Students with Disabilities

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined a group of Democratic lawmakers to introduce the Improving Access to Higher Education Act.