Post Tagged with: "Langevin"

Congressman Langevin Update: HR 4 John R Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act / House Vote to Advance Build Back Better Agenda

Langevin Votes to Restore Critical Voting Rights Act Protections, Combat Nationwide GOP Voter Suppression Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted for H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, to restore key protections under the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that were gutted by the U.S. Supreme Court’s Shelby County[Read More…]

by August 26, 2021

Rep. Langevin Hosts Grant Workshop with NEA and RISCA for Disability Led & Serving Organizations

Grant workshop focused on funding from the American Rescue Plan Act Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), the co-chair of the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, hosted a virtual grant workshop with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) for organizations from across the[Read More…]

by July 26, 2021

Congressman Langevin Votes to Protect Families From Dangerous ‘Forever Chemicals’

  Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action Act, to protect families from toxic per- and poly- fluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals. Also known as “forever chemicals,” PFAS chemicals bioaccumulate in humans, leading to adverse health effects like cancer, infertility, impaired child development, high cholesterol, and thyroid[Read More…]

by July 22, 2021

Langevin Votes to Restore Environmental Protections Limiting Methane Emissions: Reversing Trump Decision to Gut Pollution Standards

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted for S.J. Res. 14, a Joint Resolution to reinstate key environmental protections limiting methane emissions and roll back President Trump’s decision to eliminate standards for the oil and gas industry. Supported by Democrats and Republicans, S.J. Res. 14 seeks to restore Obama-era pollution standards[Read More…]

by June 25, 2021

Video/Statement: Cicilline, Langevin, McKee Pushing For Stronger Federal Investments In Child Care

American Families Plan Invests Nearly $450 Billion In Child Care, Universal Pre-K U.S. Congressmen David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and James Langevin (RI-02) held a press conference Friday morning with Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee to underscore the importance of federal investments in child care for growing Rhode Island’s economy from[Read More…]

by June 13, 2021

Rhody Congressman Langevin Weighs In On Ransomware & Cybersecurity: Talks Russia & Sanctions! Challenges CEO On CISA

Coalition Reporter Pat Ford ran into Rhode Island Congressman Jim Langevin (D2) at The Genesis Center in Providence, Rhode Island, and took the opportunity to discuss the latest ransomware attacks on American companies. The Congressman is a member of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission and co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional[Read More…]

by June 12, 2021