More on Children and Families

Nov 22, 2019

Langevin, Thompson Introduce Bill to Strengthen Career Counseling in Middle and High Schools

In recognition of National Career Development Week, Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), co-chairs of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, introduced the Counseling for Career Choice Act, bipartisan legislation that would make new investments in school counseling to better prepare students for educational and career opportunities.

Nov 20, 2019

Langevin Honors Lincoln Resident as “Angel in Adoption”

During a series of recent events highlighting November as National Adoption Month, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) received the National Council for Adoption’s Friend of Adoption Award and acknowledged Rhode Island resident Ted Sullivan.

Jul 24, 2019

Langevin, McMorris Rodgers Applaud House Passage of Their Bill to Strengthen Support for Family Caregivers

The Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019 authorizes $200 million in funding over the next five years.

Jul 23, 2019

Langevin Introduces Legislation to Aid Adoptive Families

Congressman Langevin introduced bipartisan legislation to strengthen mental health services for adopted children and their families to ensure every child has a safe, permanent home.

Jul 17, 2019

Langevin Bill to Prevent Fentanyl Trafficking Reported Favorably by Homeland Security Committee

Congressman Langevin's legislation to prevent the trafficking of fentanyl and other opioids was ordered reported to the full House of Representatives.

Jul 15, 2019

RI Delegation Announces Over $2 Million in Early Head Start Funding

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced a $2,031,812 grant to provide Rhode Island child development and family support services to low-income infants, toddlers, pregnant women and their families.

Jun 26, 2019

Langevin Statement on House Passage of Emergency Funding to Provide Humanitarian Assistance at the Border

Congressman Langevin issued a statement after voting in favor of H.R. 3401, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act.

May 21, 2019

Langevin Joins Members of Congress to Introduce Safe Gun Storage Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined members of Congress and advocates to introduce safe gun storage legislation in the House of Representatives.

May 20, 2019

Langevin and Collins Applaud House Passage of International Adoption Bill

Congressmen Langevin and Doug Collins (R-GA) applauded House passage of H.R. 1952, their Intercountry Adoption Information Act.

May 20, 2019

House Passes Langevin, Bacon Provisions to Protect Adopted Children from Rehoming

Key provisions from Langevin and Bacon’s Safe Home Act included in the Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act that passed today.