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Jim Langevin's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: James 'Jim' R. Langevin
Office: U.S. House (RI) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 04/22/1964
Birth Place: Warwick, RI
Home City: Warwick, RI
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Rhode Island
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
April 10, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 10, 2014 Langevin Statement on the Ryan Republican Budget
Feb. 28, 2014 Career and Technical Education Month
Feb. 25, 2014 National Career and Technical Education Month
Feb. 18, 2014 Whitehouse, Langevin, and Cicilline Call for Minimum Wage Increase
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Jan. 28, 2014 Langevin Statement on State of the Union Address
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Lamar Smith Chairman, House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee and Eddie Bernice Johnson, Ranking Memeber, House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee - STEM
Oct. 4, 2013 Government Shutdown
Oct. 2, 2013 H.J. Res. 70, H.J. Res. 71, and H.J. Res. 72
Sept. 3, 2013 Kickstarting Careers
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 3, 2013 Standing Up for Working Rhode Island Families, Langevin and Cicilline Highlight Importance of Fair Minimum Wage Act
March 14, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 803, Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
Feb. 19, 2013 As Station Nightclub Anniversary Approaches, Langevin Announces Fire Safety Bill
Jan. 29, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary of Labor Seth Harris: Don't Suspend Job Corps Programs
Oct. 1, 2012 Choosing the Right Priorities
Sept. 5, 2012 Bringing Quality Jobs to Rhode Island
Aug. 1, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6169, Pathway to Job Creation Through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 8, Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012; Providing for Proceedings from August 3, 2012, Through September 7, 2012; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; and Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(1) of Rule XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions
July 27, 2012 Langevin Addresses Job Training and Need to Expand Key Industries
July 6, 2012 Langevin and Second-Ranking House Democrat Address Keys to Job Growth in RI
June 22, 2012 Langevin, Whitehouse Announce Special Skills Training Opportunity
June 7, 2012 Langevin Applauds $1 Million Grant to Improve RI Job Training
May 1, 2012 Langevin Addresses Career and Technical Education in South County
March 27, 2012 Jobs and the Transportation Bill
Nov. 16, 2011 Job Creation
Nov. 2, 2011 COLA Increase
Sept. 15, 2011 Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act
Sept. 8, 2011 Langevin Statement on President Obama's Jobs Speech
Aug. 17, 2011 Interior Launches Leasing Process for Commercial Wind Energy Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts
Nov. 18, 2010 Langevin Votes for Unsuccessful Effort to Extend Jobless Benefits
July 30, 2010 Opinion Piece: Commemorating 20 Years of the ADA
July 21, 2010 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
March 4, 2010 Commerce, Justice, Science, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Dec. 16, 2009 Jobs For Main Street Act, 2010
Oct. 15, 2009 Langevin Statment On Excessive Executive Bonuses
Sept. 22, 2009 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act Of 2009
June 4, 2009 Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act Of 2009
Jan. 9, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
Oct. 21, 2008 R.I. Has Nation's Highest Unemployment Rate
Oct. 3, 2008 Langevin Supports Extra Unemployment Benefits for Rhode Islanders
Sept. 17, 2008 Statement Passing the ADA Amendments Act
June 25, 2008 ADA Amendments Act of 2008
June 19, 2008 Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008
May 1, 2008 Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008
Nov. 7, 2007 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007
April 26, 2007 Langevin Applauds Innovation Agenda
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