Press Releases

Jul 20, 2020

Langevin, Gallagher Lead Adoption of 11 NDAA Amendments Implementing Cyberspace Solarium Report

Issues: Cybersecurity

Cyberspace Solarium Commissioners Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today applauded a slate of amendments that implement recommendations from the Solarium Commission’s report.

Jul 18, 2020

Langevin Statement on Passing of Congressman John Lewis

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today issued the following statement on the passing of Congressman John Lewis:

Jul 17, 2020

Langevin Chairs House Committee on Homeland Security Hearing on Cyberspace Solarium Commission Report

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) offered the following opening remarks at the House Committee on Homeland Security hearing that he is chairing entitled Defending Against Future Cyberattacks: Evaluating the Cyberspace Solarium Commission Recommendations.

Jul 15, 2020

Langevin Testifies Before House Committee on Oversight and Reform on National Cyber Director Act

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) offered the following summary of his written testimony at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s hearing on H.R. 7331, the National Cyber Director Act.

Jul 8, 2020

RI Delegation Announces $128K to Expand Telehealth at Thundermist Health Center During Pandemic

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced that Thundermist Health Center has been awarded $128,347 from the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) COVID-19 Telehealth Program.

Jul 1, 2020

Langevin Votes to Advance 2021 Defense Policy Bill

Issues: Armed Services, Budget, Cybersecurity, Energy & Environment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted late this evening to advance the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) out of the House Committee on Armed Services.

Jul 1, 2020

Key Langevin Provisions Included in Sweeping $1.5 Trillion House Infrastructure Package

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), today voted in support of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, sweeping legislation that will invest more than $1.5 trillion to rebuild and enhance America’s infrastructure.

Jul 1, 2020

Congressional Delegation Announces $8,433,558 to Enhance Rhode Island Emergency Preparedness

Issues: Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, along with Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, announced that the state will receive $8,433,558 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Jun 30, 2020

Bipartisan NDAA Amendment Will Require Updated Department of Defense Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap

Issues: Armed Services, Energy & Environment

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) announced today their intention to offer an amendment to the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act that requires the Department of Defense to continue to plan for and confront the national security impacts of climate change.

Jun 29, 2020

Langevin Statement on Reports of Russia Offering Bounties on American Troops

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), today issued the following statement regarding reports that Russian military intelligence offered bounties on coalition forces in Afghanistan, including American troops.

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