Press Releases

Sep 20, 2018

Langevin Statement on Trump National Cyber Strategy

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin issued a statement regarding the release of President Trump’s National Cyber Strategy.

Sep 13, 2018

Langevin Statement on Passage of Veterans and Energy Minibus Government Funding Package

Issues: Budget, Energy & Environment, Veterans

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued a statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch Appropriations Act.

Sep 11, 2018

RI Fire Departments Granted $382K for New Rescue Equipment

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced a total of $382,728 federal funding to help the Smithfield and Johnston fire departments upgrade essential equipment.

Sep 10, 2018

Federal Delegation, RI Health Director Announce $2 Million for Zero Suicide in Washington County

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, and Rhode Island Department of Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, announced $2 million in federal funding for South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds’ Zero Suicide in Washington County program.

Sep 10, 2018

Rhode Island Awarded $9 Million to Support Mental Health Services for Students

The Rhode Island Congressional delegation and Governor Gina Raimondo joined the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) to announce a $9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support stronger mental and behavioral health services for Rhode Island students.

Aug 30, 2018

Four RI Fire Departments Granted $1.1M for New Truck & Rescue Equipment

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced a total of $1,113,758 in federal funding to help fire departments upgrade essential equipment.

Aug 28, 2018

RI Delegation Announces $309K to Boost Emergency Response Capabilities in Narragansett Bay

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced a total of $309,125 in two Port Security Grant Program (PSGP).

Aug 25, 2018

Langevin Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued a statement regarding the passing of Senator John McCain.

Aug 24, 2018

Langevin, Schiff, Lieu Introduce Legislation to Prevent Presidential Abuse of Security Clearance Process

Issues: Armed Services

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Ted Lieu (D-CA) introduced legislation to prevent President Trump from exploiting the security clearance process for acts of political retribution.

Aug 23, 2018

RI Delegation Announces $3.8M to Hire 28 New Firefighters & Enhance Public Safety

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced $3,848,921 in federal funding to help the Cumberland, Saylesville, Smithfield, and Woonsocket Fire Departments hire and train new firefighters and $6,819 to help the West Warwick Fire Department purchase a new thermal imaging camera.

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