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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.

Jun 26, 2019

Langevin Secures Funding for RI Estuary Protection in Appropriations Bills

Appropriations package also contains Langevin amendments improving air travel for individuals with disabilities and increasing funding for law enforcement regional information sharing

Jun 18, 2019

Langevin, Duckworth Lead Colleagues in Asking Trump Administration for Information on Hiring Targets, Retention Rates of Federal Employees with Disabilities

Congressman, Senator requesting data to evaluate the effectiveness of the federal government’s efforts to hire and retain Americans with targeted disabilities.

Jun 11, 2019

Langevin Legislation Calls for More Inclusive Disaster Preparation

Congressman Langevin joined a group of bipartisan lawmakers to introduce legislation to help vulnerable Americans before, during, and after natural disasters.

Jun 5, 2019

Langevin Bill to Improve Disaster Planning for People with Disabilities to be Signed into Law

Legislation included in the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019 that passed the House.

May 9, 2019

Langevin Votes to Protect Health Coverage for Rhode Islanders With Pre-Existing Conditions

Legislation includes Langevin’s amendment emphasizing protections for people with disabilities.

Apr 9, 2019

Langevin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Discharge Student Loans of Parents of Disabled

Legislation extends disability loan forgiveness to Parent PLUS Loan program.