More on Children and Families

Feb 14, 2020

Langevin Announces 2020 High School Art Competition

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is seeking submissions for his annual Rhode Island Second Congressional District High School Art Competition.

Feb 5, 2020

Langevin Statement on President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address.

Jan 10, 2020

Langevin Votes to Protect Americans from PFAS, “Forever” Chemicals That Pose Serious Health Risks

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), voted today in favor of H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act, which establishes federal regulations for and promotes the remediation of Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to protect public health.

Dec 18, 2019

Langevin Supports Funding Package that Prioritizes Families, Service Members, and RI Industry

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted today in favor of H.R. 1865 and H.R. 1158, the legislative package that will fund the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year, which ends September 30, 2020.

Dec 12, 2019

Langevin Votes to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act. The bill, which passed the House by a vote of 230-192, aims to provide relief to Americans struggling with high prescription drug prices by allowing Medicare to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies to achieve price reductions.

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.