More on Children and Families

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.

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.”

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