Press Releases

May 18, 2019

Langevin Presents Silver Star and Other Military Decorations to Rhode Island Vietnam Veteran

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) delivered a Silver Star and several other military decorations to Chief Warrant Officer Two James Bowen, United States Army, Retired for his service during the Vietnam War.

May 17, 2019

Langevin Applauds Passage of Landmark LGBT Rights Bill

Issues: LGBT Rights

The Equality Act extends the full protections of federal civil rights laws to LGBT Americans.

May 15, 2019

Langevin, Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Assist With Transition In Child Welfare Funding

The Family First Transition and Support Act of 2019 provides increased funding for state and tribal child welfare services to implement the Family First Prevention Services Act (Family First).

May 13, 2019

Rhode Island Launches Nation’s First Statewide Cybercrime Hotline

Congressman Langevin helped secure federal funding for the program that uses Rhode Island’s 2-1-1 infrastructure to help victims of identity theft, financial fraud, and other crimes.

May 9, 2019

Langevin Votes to Protect Health Coverage for Rhode Islanders With Pre-Existing Conditions

Legislation includes Langevin’s amendment emphasizing protections for people with disabilities.

May 9, 2019

Langevin Statement on Trump’s Nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be Secretary of Defense

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Langevin released a statement regarding President Trump’s announcement that he is nominating Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan to be the next United States Secretary of Defense.

May 6, 2019

Cranston West Student Wins Langevin’s 2019 Congressional Art Competition

Issues: Rhode Island

Students from Coventry High School and North Kingstown High School are runners up

May 2, 2019

Langevin Statement on Trump Cybersecurity Workforce Executive Order

Executive Order highlights need for training on cyber physical systems as addressed in Langevin’s Cybersecurity Skills Integration Act.

May 2, 2019

Langevin Votes to Keep U.S. in Paris Climate Agreement

Issues: Armed Services, Energy & Environment

Congressman Langevin voted for the Climate Action Now Act, a bill that prohibits the Trump Administration from following through on its stated intent to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement.

May 1, 2019

Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth Co-Chairs Commemorate May As National Foster Care Month

Issues: Children and Families, Foster Youth

Congressman Langevin joined his fellow Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth and issue the following statement marking the beginning of National Foster Care.