More on Disabilities

Feb 15, 2018

Langevin Opposes Bill to Fundamentally Undermine the Americans with Disabilities Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus and the first quadriplegic elected to Congress, voted today against H.R. 620, the ADA Education and Reform Act.

Feb 13, 2018

Langevin, Brady Fight to Improve Air Travel for Passengers with Disabilities

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, and Congressman Robert Brady (D-PA) introduced the Air Carrier Access Amendments Act (ACAAA) to enhance air travel protections for people with disabilities.

Feb 5, 2018

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Introduce the Transition to Independence Act

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI), Gregg Harper (R-MS), Bill Foster (D-IL), Pete Sessions (R-TX) and Donald S. Beyer Jr. (D-VA) today introduced the Transition to Independence Act, a bill that encourages states to expand opportunities for individuals with disabilities to find competitive, integrated employment in the community.

Jan 17, 2018

Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Federal Law Enforcement Officers with Disabilities

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI), Steve Russell (R-OK), Peter King (R-NY), and Mike Capuano (D-MA) introduced the Continuation on Active Service Act.

Aug 30, 2017

Langevin and Harper Urge Ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Gregg Harper (R-MS), co-chairs of the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, sent a letter today to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee urging ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty.

Jul 25, 2017

Langevin Statement Regarding Senate Vote to Proceed on Unknown Health Care Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement on the Senate vote to take up an unknown health care bill.

Jul 12, 2017

Langevin Joins Democrats in Unveiling Legislation to Expand Access to Higher Ed for Students with Disabilities

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined a group of Democratic lawmakers to introduce the Improving Access to Higher Education Act.

May 18, 2017

Congressmen Langevin and Harper Collaborate with Senators Collins and Baldwin to Introduce Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Gregg Harper (R-MS), co-chairs of the House Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, introduced the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act.

May 4, 2017

Langevin Statement Opposing Republican Bill to Dismantle the Affordable Care Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after voting against H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act, a bill that passed the House by a vote of 217-213.

May 1, 2017

Langevin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Provide Student Loan Forgiveness to Parents of Disabled Children

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the PLUS Loan Disability Forgiveness Act, legislation that would provide debt relief for parents whose children become permanently disabled.

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