Press Releases

Aug 4, 2017

Congressional Delegation Announces $26 Million in Medicare Payments for RI Hospitals

RI's Congressional delegation announced that hospitals across the state will receive approximately $26 million in additional Medicare payments following the renewal of a “wage index” adjustment.

Aug 4, 2017

Langevin, Whitehouse Introduce Bill to Protect Aircraft from Drones

Issues: Transportation

This week, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced the Drone Operator Safety Act, a bill to help protect American air traffic from the misuse of drones

Jul 29, 2017

RI Delegation Announces $2 Million to Hire More Firefighters in North Kingstown & Barrington

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced over $2 million in federal funding to help North Kingstown and Barrington hire and train new firefighters.

Jul 28, 2017

Langevin Statement on Senate Defeat of Trumpcare

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement following the Senate’s vote to reject a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Jul 27, 2017

Langevin Statement on FY18 National Security Funding Bill

Issues: Armed Services, Energy & Environment, Vote

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued a statement after voting against the Fiscal Year 2018 national security ‘minibus’ funding bill.

Jul 27, 2017

Langevin Leads Introduction of Bills to Protect Adopted Children

Issues: Children and Families, Foster Youth

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) led a group of his colleagues in introducing two bills aimed at eliminating “re-homing” - an illegal practice whereby parents transfer custody of their adopted child without going through the child welfare system.

Jul 26, 2017

Langevin Statement on President Trump’s Tweets Barring Transgender Servicemembers

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued a statement on President Trump’s tweets regarding transgender servicemembers in the military.

Jul 25, 2017

Langevin Statement Regarding Senate Vote to Proceed on Unknown Health Care Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement on the Senate vote to take up an unknown health care bill.

Jul 21, 2017

Langevin Presents Six Service Medals to Vietnam Veteran

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) presented First Lieutenant Stephen McMahon with six medals — including a Bronze Star — for his service in the Vietnam War.

Jul 21, 2017

Langevin Appointed to Task Force on Election Security

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, was named a member of the new Congressional Task Force on Election Security.