Press Releases

May 15, 2017

Langevin Statement on Ransomware Cyber Attacks

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement about the spike in ransomware attacks beginning last Friday.

May 15, 2017

Langevin, Whitehouse Highlight Bill to Invest $170 Million in Fixing RI Bridges, Creating Jobs

Congressman Jim Langevin and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse called on Congress to pass the Strengthen and Fortify Existing (SAFE) Bridges Act.

May 11, 2017

Langevin, Whitehouse, Reed Lead Legislation to Harness Offshore Wind Energy

Issues: Energy & Environment

Congressman Jim Langevin and Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed reintroduced legislation that would spur the growth of offshore wind energy in the United States by extending tax credits for this burgeoning renewable industry.

May 11, 2017

Langevin Statement on Trump’s Cybersecurity Executive Order

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement on President Trump’s Executive Order “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.”

May 9, 2017

Langevin Statement on Trump’s Decision to Fire FBI Director Comey

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey.

May 4, 2017

Langevin Statement Opposing Republican Bill to Dismantle the Affordable Care Act

Issues: Disabilities, Health Care, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after voting against H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act, a bill that passed the House by a vote of 217-213.

May 4, 2017

Langevin Joins Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Introduce Career and Technical Education Legislation

Issues: Education

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined several of his colleagues in leading the introduction of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.

May 3, 2017

Langevin Statement on Passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Year 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 309-118.

May 2, 2017

EDA Awards $600K to Develop Innovative Business Cluster in Providence

The RI Congressional delegation announced a $600,000 federal grant from the Economic Development Agency to help transform a vacant Providence property into a modern space for an innovative business cluster.

May 1, 2017

Langevin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Provide Student Loan Forgiveness to Parents of Disabled Children

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the PLUS Loan Disability Forgiveness Act, legislation that would provide debt relief for parents whose children become permanently disabled.

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