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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.

Apr 4, 2017

Langevin joins McMorris Rodgers, Sessions, Cárdenas, and Smith to Announce Introduction of ABLE 2.0

Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Pete Sessions (R-TX), Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), and Chris Smith (R-NJ) in introducing a package of bills to enhance the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014.

Mar 9, 2017

Congressman Jim Langevin Partners with Senators Murray and Collins to Expand Caregiver Services to Veterans of All Eras

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) joined Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) to reintroduce bipartisan legislation in both the House and the Senate that would expand a successful program for those who care for wounded, ill, or injured veterans.

Mar 9, 2017

Langevin Statement on Passage of FY17 Defense Appropriations Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in support of H.R. 1301, the Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Defense Appropriations Act.

Mar 7, 2017

Langevin Statement on Republicans’ Latest Proposal to Gut the ACA

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement in response to Republican plans to repeal and replace key provisions of the ACA.