Press Releases

Sep 18, 2020

Langevin Statement on Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the following statement on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

Sep 18, 2020

$597,500 in EDA Grants for Slater Technology Fund, RI Bio Will Boost Health Care Startups in RI

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced that two Rhode Island organizations have received a total of $597,500 in grants from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

Sep 17, 2020

Langevin, Cicilline, Johnson, Introduce Stopgap Measure to Continue Transportation Projects During the Pandemic

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI), David Cicilline (D-RI), and Dusty Johnson (R-SD), have introduced the Highways Coronavirus Relief Act, bipartisan legislation to temporarily increase the amount the federal government contributes to federal highway projects.

Sep 17, 2020

RI Delegation Announces Nearly $6M to Hire 24 New Firefighters & Enhance Public Safety

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced a total of $5,877,024 in federal funding to help fire departments in Middletown, Portsmouth, and Woonsocket recruit, hire, and train firefighters.

Sep 17, 2020

Chairman Langevin’s Opening Remarks at IETC Hearing on the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence’s Interim Findings

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities, offered the following opening remarks at the subcommittee hearing he is chairing.

Sep 14, 2020

Delegation Announces Additional $7.6 Million in CDBG Funds for RI

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced a new infusion of $7,585,135 through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

Sep 8, 2020

Cyberspace Solarium Commission Details Framework to Grow a Stronger Federal Cyber Workforce

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) released a new white paper, “Growing a Stronger Federal Cyber Workforce” at a virtual event sponsored by Dakota State University (DSU).

Sep 2, 2020

Langevin Statement on Finalized Binding Operational Directive Requiring Agencies to Have Vulnerability Disclosure Policies

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Langevin issued the following statement regarding the finalization of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Binding Operational Directive (BOD) 20-01, Vulnerability Disclosure Policies.

Aug 27, 2020

Langevin joins Cicilline, McGovern To Call On McConnell To Pass Delivering for America Act

Issues: Rhode Island, Vote

Representatives David Cicilline, Jim McGovern and Jim Langevin are calling on Senate Majority Leader McConnell to take up the Delivery for America Act.

Aug 26, 2020

RI Delegation Announces Federal Backing for National Expansion of RI Marine Trades Association’s Innovative Boat Recycling Program

Issues: Energy & Environment, Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Debris Program has awarded a $105,452 grant to the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) Foundation.

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