More on Children and Families

Jul 25, 2018

RI Receives Nearly $3.9 Million Federal Grant to Aid in Opioid Epidemic Recovery

The Rhode Island Congressional Delegation announced that $3,894,875 in National Health Emergency (NHE) Dislocated Worker Demonstration Grant funding is heading to Rhode Island to help curb the threat of opioid addiction and overdose.

Jun 21, 2018

Langevin Statement Opposing Deeply Partisan Farm Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after opposing the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, also known as the Farm Bill, which passed the House by a vote of 213-211.

Jun 19, 2018

House Passes Langevin, King Bill to Create Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after the Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act, legislation he introduced with Congressman Peter King (R-NY), passed the House of Representatives.

Jun 19, 2018

Delegation Announces $12.5 Million in Opioid Funding Available to Rhode Island

The RI Congressional delegation announced a substantial increase in federal funding made available for Rhode Island’s fight against opioid addiction.

Jun 14, 2018

Langevin Leads Introduction of Bipartisan Bill to Step Up Federal Fight against Rehoming

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced bipartisan legislation to protect adopted children from being “rehomed.”

Jun 7, 2018

Langevin Opposes Rescissions Package Cutting Children’s Health Funding

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after opposing the $15 billion Republican rescissions package, which passed the House by a vote of 210-206.

Jun 6, 2018

Committee Passes Langevin, King Legislation to Combat Opioid Trafficking

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Peter King (R-NY) applauded the passage of their Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act by the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Jan 31, 2018

Langevin Reaction to President Trump’s 2018 State of the Union Address

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Committees on Armed Services and Homeland Security, issued a statement in response to President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address.

Jan 20, 2018

Langevin Statement on Republican Government Shutdown

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after Republicans failed in their duty to keep the government open.

Aug 30, 2017

Delegation Announces $1.8 Million in Head Start Funding for Woonsocket

RI's Congressional delegation announced more than $1.8 million in federal funding to expand access to early childhood education and comprehensive services for children and families in Woonsocket.

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