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Jan 12, 2021

Langevin Bill to Support the Health and Wellbeing of Family Caregivers Signed into Law

Following unanimous passage by the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act has been signed into law.

Jan 12, 2021

Bill to Support the Health and Wellbeing of Family Caregivers Signed into Law

Following unanimous passage by the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act has been signed into law.

Dec 20, 2020

Langevin, Collins Bill to Support the Health and Wellbeing of Family Caregivers to be Signed into Law

Following unanimous passage by the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, the Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law. Authored by Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), along with Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA).

Dec 18, 2020

Langevin, Duckworth Urge Biden & Harris to Prioritize Millions of Americans with Disabilities, Hire and Appoint People with Disabilities Throughout the Administration

U.S. Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI-02) and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today wrote a letter urging President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to hire and appoint people with disabilities across all agencies and departments and select appointees who will prioritize the rights of people with disabilities.

Jul 31, 2020

Langevin Statement on Passage of Government Funding Package That Prioritizes National Defense, Uplifts Families and Communities

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of H.R. 7617, a $1.3 trillion “minibus” appropriations package.

Jul 24, 2020

Hoyer, Langevin Introduce Resolution Marking 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Rep. Jim Langevin (RI-02) introduced a resolution today celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Mar 19, 2020

Langevin, Katko, Titus Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Transportation Access for Individuals with Disabilities

Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) has introduced the Disability Access to Transportation Act, bipartisan legislation to expand transportation access for individuals with disabilities.

Jan 15, 2020

Langevin Votes to Strengthen Workplace Protections for Older Americans

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted today in favor of H.R. 1230, the Protect Older Workers Against Age Discrimination Act, which aims to strengthen workplace protections for older Americans by restoring the longstanding burden of proof for discrimination claims, including workplace age or disability discrimination.

Dec 6, 2019

Langevin, Bipartisan Colleagues Demand Ed Dept. IG Investigation into Loan Forgiveness Process Following Alarming NPR Report

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Education urging the department’s acting inspector general, Sandra Bruce, to investigate the federal student loan discharge process for Americans with total and permanent disabilities (TPD).

Jul 25, 2019

On the Eve of ADA Anniversary, Langevin Introduces Legislation to Help More Small Businesses Become Accessible

Bill would make it easier for small businesses to comply with ADA.

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