Press Releases

Jul 30, 2020

Langevin Statement on First European Union Cyber Sanctions

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the following statement regarding the Council of the European Union’s announcement that it will be sanctioning three entities and six individuals in connection with malicious cyber activity.

Jul 30, 2020

Chairman Langevin’s Opening Remarks at IETC Hearing on U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission Report

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) offered the following opening remarks at the subcommittee hearing he is chairing entitled: “Review of the Recommendations of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission.”

Jul 29, 2020

Langevin Backs Bills to Address COVID Child Care Crisis

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of H.R. 7027, the Child Care Is Essential Act, and H.R. 7327, the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act.

Jul 29, 2020

Langevin Scores Big Wins for Rhode Island Infrastructure Projects

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, legislation that supports water infrastructure improvements at ports, harbors and inland waterways, as well as flood control and ecosystem restoration efforts.

Jul 27, 2020

Langevin Statement on Proposed Senate Republican Coronavirus Relief Package

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the following statement regarding the HEALS Act, the proposed Senate Republican coronavirus relief package unveiled today.

Jul 24, 2020

Langevin Statement on Passage of Government Funding Package that Supports Veterans and the Environment

Issues: Armed Services, Budget, Children and Families, Energy & Environment, Housing, International Human Rights, Rhode Island, Veterans

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted in favor of H.R. 7608, a $259.5 billion appropriations package that comprises the Fiscal Year 2021 State-Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Interior-Environment, and Military Construction-Veterans Affairs appropriations bills.

Jul 24, 2020

Hoyer, Langevin Introduce Resolution Marking 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Issues: Disabilities

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Rep. Jim Langevin (RI-02) introduced a resolution today celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Jul 22, 2020

Langevin Hails Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted in favor of the Great American Outdoors Act, which ensures the Land and Water Conservation Fund will be able to access $900 million annually and creates the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund.

Jul 22, 2020

RI Delegation Announces Distribution of $71.3 Million in CARES Act Funds to Five Local Hospitals

Congressman Jim Langevin announced that $71.3 million in funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has been distributed to five Rhode Island hospitals.

Jul 21, 2020

Langevin Applauds Passage of Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 6395, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021.

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