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Jim Langevin's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
Aug. 13, 2014 Langevin, Cicilline Unveil Democratic Plan to Increase College Affordability & Put the Middle Class First
July 30, 2014 Middle Class Families
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 31, 2014 Langevin Statement on Increase in LIHEAP Funding
Jan. 31, 2014 Opposing the Farm Bill
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Dec. 19, 2013 Langevin and Cicilline Urge Extension of Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 12, 2013 Jobs and Economy
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 1, 2013 Langevin Disappointed in Additional Cuts to SNAP
Sept. 19, 2013 Langevin Votes Against Increasing Hunger in America
July 11, 2013 Langevin Disappointed in Passage of Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1947, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 14, 2013 Over Two Dozen Members of Congress Protest SNAP Cuts, Live on Food Budget of $4.50/day
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Nov. 6, 2012 RI to Get $1.5 Million to Help Post-Sandy Unemployed Assist with Recovery Efforts
Sept. 27, 2012 RI Receives Over $17 Million to Help Unemployed Find New Jobs
Aug. 16, 2012 Langevin Talks Jobs, Economy During Westerly Community Day
Aug. 6, 2012 4 Hospitals to Receive Additional $7.1 Million in Medicare Payments
Aug. 2, 2012 Pathway to Job Creation Through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012
July 17, 2012 RI Receives Grants to Combat Veteran Homelessness
May 14, 2012 RIC to Receive $622k to Help High School Students Prepare for College
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
May 12, 2011 Langevin Addresses Budget Policies' Impact on Disabled Americans
April 4, 2011 Langevin Pledges Support for Children's Programs
Feb. 14, 2011 Langevin Reacts to President's Budget
Aug. 10, 2010 Langevin Votes to Save Jobs, Reduce Deficit
July 21, 2010 Langevin Statement on Restoring Emergency Unemployment Benefits
June 15, 2010 Provoding for Consideration of H.R. 5486, Small Business Jobs Tax Relief Act of 2010; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5297, Small Business Lending Fund Act 0f 2010
May 28, 2010 Langevin Supports Tax Credit, Unemployment Extensions, Vows to Continue Fight for Medicaid Relief
Dec. 11, 2009 Cereal Night And Recognizing The Importance Of PAH Awareness
Nov. 5, 2009 Congress Extends Unemployment Benefits
Sept. 22, 2009 Langevin, Kennedy Work To Extend Unemployment Benefits
Sept. 22, 2009 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act Of 2009
Nov. 21, 2008 Langevin Applauds Extension of Unemployment Benefits
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 Rhode Island Receives More LIHEAP Funding
June 12, 2008 Langevin Votes to Extend Unemployment Benefits
June 11, 2008 Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008
May 14, 2008 Langevin Helps Sow New Farm Bill
Dec. 19, 2007 Medicare, Medicaid, and Schip Extension Act of 2007
Nov. 14, 2007 Conference Report on H.R. 1429, Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007
Sept. 26, 2007 Langevin Statement on the Release of LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 13, 2007 State Facing LIHEAP Funding Shortfall with Deadline Looming Lawmakers, Community Urge Action from White House
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