Press Releases

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.

May 23, 2018

Langevin Introduces Legislation to Protect Children by Ensuring Guns Are Stored Safely

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced legislation to protect children from unsecured firearms.

May 22, 2018

Langevin Opposes Misguided Legislation to Gut Financial Regulations

Issues: Economy and Jobs, Housing, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting against S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which passed the House today by a vote of 258-159.

May 16, 2018

House-passed VA Health Care Bill Finally Expands Caregiver Services to Veterans of All Eras

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) applauded the inclusion of language he championed to expand Veterans Administration (VA) caregiver benefits to veterans of all eras in the VA MISSION Act.

May 16, 2018

Langevin, King, McCaskill Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Help Combat Illicit Fentanyl Entering United States

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), Congressman Peter King (R-NY), and Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) have introduced the Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act to better coordinate the interdiction of illicit fentanyl and other opioids entering the United States.

May 15, 2018

Langevin, Lieu Introduce Legislation to Re-Establish White House Cybersecurity Advisor Role

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) introduced a bill to enhance cybersecurity collaboration across the federal government by creating a permanent director of cybersecurity policy in the White House.

May 10, 2018

Langevin Supports Committee Passage of 2019 Defense Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) offered his support for the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which passed out of committee early this morning by a vote of 60-1.

May 9, 2018

East Greenwich Student Takes First in Congressman Langevin’s 18th Annual Art Competition

Congressman Langevin (D-RI) announced the results of the Second Congressional District 2018 High School Art Competition during a ceremony at the Warwick Mall.

May 8, 2018

Langevin Condemns President Trump’s Decision on Iran Deal

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement regarding President Trump’s decision to reimpose sanctions despite Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Apr 27, 2018

Langevin Supports Legislation to Protect Air Travelers

Issues: Disabilities, Transportation, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted to strengthen the rights of airline passengers, including those with disabilities, and to continue to improve air safety.