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News Releases
October 24, 2008
Langevin Applauds Rocky Point Open Space - Congressman Jim Langevin today released the following statement celebrating 41 acres of open space at the former Warwick amusement park, Rocky Point:
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October 21, 2008
R.I. Has Nation's Highest Unemployment Rate - Congressman Jim Langevin today sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reiterating his strong support for a new stimulus measure to extend unemployment benefits and spur job creation. Rhode Island’s jobless rate, currently the highest in the nation, continues to grow.
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October 3, 2008
Langevin Supports Extra Unemployment Benefits for Rhode Islanders - Congressman Jim Langevin joined a bipartisan majority today in voting for H.R. 6867, the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act. The vote comes on the same day a new report indicates that 159,000 jobs were lost in September – the biggest decline since March of 2003. The bill passed by a vote of 368 to 28.
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Floor Statements
September 29, 2008
Statement on Emergency Economic Stabilization Act - Madam Speaker, we’re here today with the unenviable task of considering H.R. 3997, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act.  During this difficult economic crisis, I am proud of this Congress for coming together at a critical moment to reach a bipartisan compromise to rescue our financial markets and, indeed, our entire economy.  However, no one is celebrating today about the tough decisions that had to be made. 
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September 23, 2008
Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Statement - Madam Speaker,  I rise in strong support of H.R. 5244, the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights Act.  As a cosponsor of this legislation, I believe it is a sensible approach to reforming major credit card abuses and improving consumer protections for cardholders.
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September 18, 2008
Statementon No Child Left Inside - Madam Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 3036, the No Child Left Inside Act, which would amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to promote the expansion and development of environmental education in our classrooms from kindergarten to grade 12. 
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