Press Releases

Jan 15, 2020

Langevin Statement on Microsoft Windows Cybersecurity Vulnerability Identified by NSA

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Committees on Homeland Security and Armed Services, a member of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, and the co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, issued a statement regarding a critical cybersecurity vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was reported to the company by the National Security Agency’s new Cybersecurity Directorate:

Jan 14, 2020

Langevin Statement on Confirmation of Peter Gaynor as FEMA Administrator

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, today issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Peter Gaynor as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator by a vote of 81-9.

Jan 10, 2020

Langevin Votes to Protect Americans from PFAS, “Forever” Chemicals That Pose Serious Health Risks

Issues: Children and Families, Energy & Environment, Health Care, Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), voted today in favor of H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act, which establishes federal regulations for and promotes the remediation of Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to protect public health.

Jan 9, 2020

Langevin Votes to Prevent War with Iran

Issues: Armed Services, Cybersecurity, Iraq and Afghanistan

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and chairman of its Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities (IETC), voted in favor of H. Con. Res. 83, which limits President Trump’s military actions regarding Iran pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution.

Jan 3, 2020

Langevin Statement on Strike that Killed Qassem Soleimani

Issues: Armed Services, Iraq and Afghanistan

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities (IETC), issued the following statement regarding the recent U.S. military strike in Iraq that killed Qassem Soleimani.

Dec 20, 2019

Langevin Votes to Provide Tax Relief for Rhode Island Families, Teachers and First Responders

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in support of H.R. 5377, the Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act. The bill, which passed the House by a vote of 218 to 206, reverses the $10,000 cap on the itemized deduction for state and local taxes (SALT) established by the 2017 Republican tax law and quadruples the amount teachers can deduct for out-of-pocket classroom expenses.

Dec 18, 2019

Langevin Speaks on House Floor Ahead of Vote to Impeach Trump

Issues: Rhode Island, Vote

WASHINGTON - Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of H. Res. 755, a resolution to impeach President Donald Trump.

Dec 18, 2019

Langevin Supports Funding Package that Prioritizes Families, Service Members, and RI Industry

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted today in favor of H.R. 1865 and H.R. 1158, the legislative package that will fund the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year, which ends September 30, 2020.

Dec 12, 2019

Langevin Votes to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act. The bill, which passed the House by a vote of 230-192, aims to provide relief to Americans struggling with high prescription drug prices by allowing Medicare to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies to achieve price reductions.

Dec 12, 2019

Langevin Votes in Favor of Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and chairman of its Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities, issued the following statement today after voting in favor of the conference report to accompany the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.

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