Press Releases

Dec 28, 2020

Langevin Votes to Override Trump Veto of Defense Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and a member of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, today voted to override President Trump’s veto of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Dec 28, 2020

Langevin Votes for CASH Act to Provide $2,000 Relief Payments to Americans

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), today voted for the Caring for Americans with Supplemental Help (CASH) Act of 2020, a bill to increase the amount of money struggling Americans receive in a second round of direct payments from $600 to $2,000.

Dec 21, 2020

Langevin to Support Bipartisan COVID Relief Package

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) announced his support for H.R. 133, an omnibus spending bill consisting of all 12 fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills that also includes $900 billion in COVID-19 relief.

Dec 20, 2020

Langevin, Collins Bill to Support the Health and Wellbeing of Family Caregivers to be Signed into Law

Following unanimous passage by the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law. Authored by Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), along with Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA).

Dec 20, 2020

Cyberspace Solarium Commission Statement on "Dual-hat" Considerations

Issues: Cybersecurity

Senators Angus King (I-ME), Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Congressmen Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Jim Langevin (D-RI), the four legislators serving on the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, released the following statement regarding reports that the Department of Defense is considering ending the “dual-hat” arrangement.

Dec 18, 2020

Langevin, Duckworth Urge Biden & Harris to Prioritize Millions of Americans with Disabilities, Hire and Appoint People with Disabilities Throughout the Administration

Issues: Disabilities

U.S. Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI-02) and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today wrote a letter urging President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to hire and appoint people with disabilities across all agencies and departments and select appointees who will prioritize the rights of people with disabilities.

Dec 18, 2020

Smith and Langevin Statement on Armed Services Committee’s Commitment to Cybersecurity

Representatives Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) today issued the following statement on the importance of sound cyber policy to national security in the wake of the SolarWinds breach that has impacted several federal agencies.

Dec 8, 2020

Langevin Applauds House Passage of Final Fiscal Year 2021 Defense Bill

Issues: Armed Services, Budget, Cybersecurity, Economy and Jobs, Education, Energy & Environment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted to advance the Conference Report to accompany H.R. 6395, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021.

Dec 8, 2020

Langevin Statement on President-Elect Biden Nominating Lloyd Austin as Secretary of Defense

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the following statement regarding President-elect Joseph R. Biden’s announcement that he intends to nominate Lloyd Austin as the first African-American to serve as Secretary of Defense.