More on Children and Families

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.

Jul 27, 2017

Langevin Leads Introduction of Bills to Protect Adopted Children

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) led a group of his colleagues in introducing two bills aimed at eliminating “re-homing” - an illegal practice whereby parents transfer custody of their adopted child without going through the child welfare system.

May 24, 2017

Langevin Participates in “Foster Youth Shadow Day 2017”

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

May 23, 2017

Langevin Statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal to Congress.

May 3, 2017

Langevin Statement on Passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Year 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 309-118.