More on Disabilities

May 24, 2018

Langevin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Allow More Time to Establish Health Care Electronic Visit Verification Systems

Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Don Young (R-AK), and Steve Stivers (R-OH) have introduced a bipartisan bill to delay the implementation of a provision requiring states to have Electronic Visit Verification systems.

May 24, 2018

Langevin Praises House Passage of Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting in favor of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.

May 16, 2018

House-passed VA Health Care Bill Finally Expands Caregiver Services to Veterans of All Eras

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) applauded the inclusion of language he championed to expand Veterans Administration (VA) caregiver benefits to veterans of all eras in the VA MISSION Act.

Apr 27, 2018

Langevin Supports Legislation to Protect Air Travelers

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted to strengthen the rights of airline passengers, including those with disabilities, and to continue to improve air safety.

Mar 27, 2018

Langevin, Portman Lead Joint Letter Urging Relief for Families with Disabled Students

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos requesting the discharge of Parent PLUS Loans taken out on behalf of students who become totally and permanently disabled.

Feb 15, 2018

Langevin Opposes Bill to Fundamentally Undermine the Americans with Disabilities Act

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) voted 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.