Press Releases

Aug 26, 2020

RI Delegation Announces Federal Backing for National Expansion of RI Marine Trades Association’s Innovative Boat Recycling Program

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Debris Program has awarded a $105,452 grant to the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) Foundation.

Aug 22, 2020

Langevin Speaks on House Floor Ahead of Vote to Protect the United States Postal Service

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in advance of his vote to pass H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act.

Aug 22, 2020

RI Delegation Announces Nearly $3.9 Million for Local Fire Departments

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced $3,884,710 in new federal funding for seventeen fire departments across the state.

Aug 17, 2020

RI Delegation Demands Trump Administration End Sabotage of Postal Service

Issues: Rhode Island, Small Business, Vote

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline are demanding that the Trump administration end its sabotage of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Aug 14, 2020

RI Delegation Announces $2.3 Million Grant for ‘401 Tech Bridge’ Facility to Propel Textiles, Composites, Undersea Technology Industries

RI Delegation announces the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) a $2.3 million grant to open a new facility in Rhode Island.

Aug 13, 2020

Cyberspace Solarium Commissioners Introduce Legislation to Securely Modernize State Information Technology

Issues: Cybersecurity

Cyberspace Solarium Commissioner Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is introducing legislation to support modernizing and securing state and local government information technology.

Aug 12, 2020

RI Delegation Delivers $8.9M to Upgrade RIPTA Bus Fleet

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will be able to upgrade its bus fleet thanks to a new federal grant that was secured with the help of U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline.

Aug 10, 2020

RI Delegation Announces Over $2.5M to Help RIers Access Housing During COVID-19 Crisis

Congressman Langevin announced $2,552,658 in federal funding for 24 Rhode Island public housing agencies and two behavioral health centers through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Aug 3, 2020

McCaul, Langevin introduce bipartisan bill to streamline the sharing of threats of imminent violence to stop them before they happen

Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) and Congressman Jim Langevin (RI-2) announced the introduction of the Protecting America through Information Sharing Act on the anniversary of the El Paso shooting.

Jul 31, 2020

Langevin Statement on Passage of Government Funding Package That Prioritizes National Defense, Uplifts Families and Communities

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of H.R. 7617, a $1.3 trillion “minibus” appropriations package.

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