Press Releases

Jul 23, 2019

Langevin Introduces Legislation to Aid Adoptive Families

Issues: Children and Families, Foster Youth, Rhode Island

Congressman Langevin introduced bipartisan legislation to strengthen mental health services for adopted children and their families to ensure every child has a safe, permanent home.

Jul 23, 2019

New $60.3 Million INFRA Grant Will Help Pave the Way for Improvements to Northbound Providence Viaduct

Federal funding secured by the Rhode Island Congressional delegation will replace and upgrade the Northbound Providence Viaduct on I-95.

Jul 18, 2019

Langevin Votes to Increase Minimum Wage to $15 per Hour

House-passed bill will increase pay for nearly 142,000 Rhode Islanders.

Jul 17, 2019

Langevin Bill to Prevent Fentanyl Trafficking Reported Favorably by Homeland Security Committee

Congressman Langevin's legislation to prevent the trafficking of fentanyl and other opioids was ordered reported to the full House of Representatives.

Jul 16, 2019

Langevin Votes to Condemn President Trump’s Racist Attacks on Fellow Representatives

Congressman Langevin released a statement after voting in favor of a resolution condemning President Trump for his racist comments.

Jul 15, 2019

RI Delegation Announces Over $2 Million in Early Head Start Funding

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced a $2,031,812 grant to provide Rhode Island child development and family support services to low-income infants, toddlers, pregnant women and their families.

Jul 12, 2019

Langevin Votes to Prevent War With Iran, Pass National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Langevin issued a statement after voting in favor the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which passed the House of Representatives today by a vote of 220-197.

Jul 11, 2019

Langevin, King, Rose, McCaul Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Fentanyl Trafficking

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

Jul 10, 2019

Langevin Statement on Trump Administration's Refusal to Provide Congress with Cyberspace Operations Directive

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Langevin issued a statement regarding the Trump Administration’s refusal to provide members of Congress with copies of National Security Presidential Memoranda (NSPM) regarding Department of Defense cyberspace operations.

Jun 26, 2019

Langevin Secures Funding for RI Estuary Protection in Appropriations Bills

Issues: Budget, Disabilities, Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

Appropriations package also contains Langevin amendments improving air travel for individuals with disabilities and increasing funding for law enforcement regional information sharing