Press Releases

Feb 5, 2020

Langevin Statement on President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address.

Jan 30, 2020

Langevin Invites Taco Comfort Solutions’ John Hazen White, Jr., to the State of the Union Address

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today announced that he has invited Taco Comfort Solutions’ chairman, chief executive officer and owner John Hazen White, Jr., to the President’s State of the Union Address.

Jan 30, 2020

Langevin Votes to Improve Accountability of Credit Reporting Agencies and Strengthen Protections for Consumers

Issues: Education

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted today in favor of H.R. 3621, the Comprehensive Credit Reporting Enhancement, Disclosure, Innovation, and Transparency (CREDIT) Act, a reform package that brings much-needed accountability to credit reporting agencies and modernizes the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to better protect consumers.

Jan 29, 2020

Langevin Bill Granting CISA Limited Subpoena Authority Passes House Committee on Homeland Security

Issues: Cybersecurity

This morning, the House Committee on Homeland Security favorably reported H.R. 5680, the Cybersecurity Vulnerability Identification and Notification Act. The bill was introduced by Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the committee.

Jan 16, 2020

Langevin Rejects DeVos Rule that Denies Debt Relief to Students Defrauded by Predatory Colleges

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted today in favor of H.J. Res. 76, which blocks a rule submitted by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos that makes it more difficult for students defrauded by predatory, for-profit colleges to get student debt relief.

Jan 15, 2020

Langevin Votes to Strengthen Workplace Protections for Older Americans

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted today in favor of H.R. 1230, the Protect Older Workers Against Age Discrimination Act, which aims to strengthen workplace protections for older Americans by restoring the longstanding burden of proof for discrimination claims, including workplace age or disability discrimination.

Jan 15, 2020

Langevin Statement on Microsoft Windows Cybersecurity Vulnerability Identified by NSA

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Committees on Homeland Security and Armed Services, a member of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, and the co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, issued a statement regarding a critical cybersecurity vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was reported to the company by the National Security Agency’s new Cybersecurity Directorate:

Jan 14, 2020

Langevin Statement on Confirmation of Peter Gaynor as FEMA Administrator

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, today issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Peter Gaynor as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator by a vote of 81-9.

Jan 10, 2020

Langevin Votes to Protect Americans from PFAS, “Forever” Chemicals That Pose Serious Health Risks

Issues: Children and Families, Energy & Environment, Health Care, Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), voted today in favor of H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act, which establishes federal regulations for and promotes the remediation of Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to protect public health.

Jan 9, 2020

Langevin Votes to Prevent War with Iran

Issues: Armed Services, Cybersecurity, Iraq and Afghanistan

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and chairman of its Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities (IETC), voted in favor of H. Con. Res. 83, which limits President Trump’s military actions regarding Iran pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution.

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