Press Releases

May 6, 2020

Rhode Island Congressional Delegation Announces $8 Million for Mental Health Services

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, along with Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, today announced that Thrive Behavioral Health, Inc. and Newport Mental Health have been awarded $8 million in federal grant funding,

Apr 29, 2020

Langevin, Espaillat Lead Call for Additional Support for English Learners as Part of COVID-19 Relief

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) sent a letter to House leadership calling for additional support for English learners in future COVID-19 relief legislation.

Apr 27, 2020

Langevin Statement on Release of AFRICOM Civilian Casualty Assessment Quarterly Report

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today issued the following statement regarding the initial release of the U.S. Africa Command’s Civilian Casualty Assessment Quarterly Report

Apr 23, 2020

Langevin Statement on House Passage of $484 Billion Interim Coronavirus Relief Package

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in support of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, a $484 billion interim coronavirus relief package.

Apr 21, 2020

Langevin Statement on House of Representatives Proxy Voting Proposal

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin issued the following statement regarding Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern’s proposal for proxy voting in the House of Representatives.

Apr 17, 2020

RI Gets $2.3 Million CARES Act Grant to Boost Workforce & Help Dislocated Workers

U.S. Representatives David Cicilline and Jim Langevin, and U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, today announced $2,326,005 in federal funding for Rhode Island through Dislocated Worker Grants (DWG).

Apr 9, 2020

Langevin, Thompson Urge Inclusion of CTE Funding in COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) sent a letter to House leadership requesting additional funding for CTE in the next COVID-19 relief package.

Mar 27, 2020

Langevin Statement on Passage of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Mar 25, 2020

Langevin Applauds Bipartisan Senate COVID-19 Stimulus Agreement

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today issued the following statement on the bipartisan Senate agreement for a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) stimulus package.

Mar 24, 2020

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $539K to Help RI Health Centers Fight COVID-19

Rhode Island's Congressional delegation today announced $539,250 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help eight Rhode Island health centers.

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