Saturday, October 1, 2022

Tag: Jim Langevin

A congressman wasn’t allowed on a flight — because of his wheelchair

Wheelchairs powered by lithium-ion batteries are growing in popularity, but airline workers have mistakenly prevented some passengers, including Rep. Jim Langevin, from boarding planes When...

Langevin Presides Over House Opening 116th Congress

WASHINGTON, DC  — Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), the first quadriplegic elected to Congress, presided over the U.S. House of Representatives Jan. 3, during the...

RI Congressman speaks to Bush’s work defending Americans with disabilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WPRI) -- As thousands made their way to the Capitol on Tuesday to pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush,...