Press Releases

Oct 18, 2018

URI Wins $746K for Aquaculture Worker Training at RI Sea Grant

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced $745,815 in NOAA funding to the Rhode Island Sea Grant program at the University of Rhode Island.

Oct 17, 2018

Experts Discuss Rhode Island’s English Learner Achievement Gap at RIC

Congressman Langevin hosted a panel discussion focused on improving educational outcomes for Rhode Island’s English learner (EL) student population.

Oct 6, 2018

Langevin Statement on the Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Congressman Langevin a statement after the Senate voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Oct 4, 2018

Langevin Lauds International Efforts to Stand Up to Russian Aggression in Cyberspace

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Langevin issued a statement regarding international efforts identifying Russian Military Intelligence (GRU) agents as the perpetrators of numerous malicious activities in cyberspace.

Oct 2, 2018

Delegation Introduces Bill to Help More Federal Funds Flow to RI to Protect Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) and Congressman Langevin lead effort to deem the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed as eligible to be designated a “Wild and Scenic River”.

Sep 26, 2018

Langevin Supports Defense, Labor, Health and Education Government Funding Package

Congressman Langevin voted today in favor of H.R. 6157, the legislative vehicle to fund the federal government.

Sep 26, 2018

FAA Reauthorization Passes with Langevin Provisions Protecting Passengers with Disabilities

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, issued a statement after the House passed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018.

Sep 25, 2018

Langevin Statement on Appointment to Cyberspace Solarium Commission

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin issued a statement after Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi appointed him to the Cyberspace Solarium Commission.

Sep 25, 2018

Delegation, Raimondo Announce $12.6 Million for RI Opioids Fight

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, and Governor Gina Raimondo announced $12.6 million in federal funding for Rhode Island’s battle against the opioid epidemic.

Sep 24, 2018

Congressional Delegation, RI Officials, Textile Industry Leaders Launch Rhode Island Textiles Innovation Network in Pawtucket

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline joined members of Rhode Island’s world-class textile industry and state and local officials to announce the launch of the Rhode Island Textiles Innovation Network (RITIN).