More on Children and Families

Mar 2, 2017

Langevin Leads Reintroduction of Bill to Protect Foster Youth from Identity Theft

Congressman Jim Langevin (RI-02), co-chair of the Congressional Foster Youth Caucus, reintroduced legislation to defend children in foster care from identity theft.

Jan 13, 2017

Langevin Votes Against Legislation to Begin Repeal of the Affordable Care Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted in strong opposition to S.Con.Res. 3, the GOP budget proposal that begins the process of dismantling the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Nov 30, 2016

RI to Receive $6 Million for Early Education

RI's Congressional delegation announced that preschool programs in the state will receive $6,043,131 from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services through the Preschool Development Grant Program.

May 26, 2016

Langevin Introduces All Kids Matter Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the bipartisan All Kids Matter Act, which would allow states to use federal foster care dollars for preventative services to improve the safety, permanency, and well-being of children.

May 26, 2016

Langevin Participates in Foster Youth Shadow Day

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, participated in the fifth annual “Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day.”

May 26, 2016

RI to Receive $474,400 for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs

Rhode Island’s federal delegation announced $474,400 in federal funding to support emergency food and shelter programs that serve the hungry and homeless.

Apr 25, 2016

Delegation Announces $100,000 to Help Young Ex-Offenders in Providence Find Housing, Work

The RI Congressional delegation announced $100,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program.

Sep 29, 2015

Rhode Island DLT Receives $235,737 Grant for Temporary Caregiver Insurance Program

Governor Gina Raimondo and the RI Congressional delegation announced a $235,737 U.S. Department of Labor grant for the Temporary Caregiver Insurance Expansion Project run by the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training.

May 20, 2015

Johnston Foster Youth Joins Langevin on Capitol Hill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, participated today in the fourth annual “Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day.”

May 5, 2015

Foster Youth Caucus Co-Chairs Introduce Resolution Recognizing May as National Foster Care Month

Co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, including Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced H. Res. 251 recognizing May as National Foster Care Month.

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