WARWICK, RI — U.S. Senator Jack Reed included language in the FY 2016 Transportation Appropriations bill requiring the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Amtrak and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to […]
In the event of a 100-year storm,Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council projections predict parts of West Shore Road would be under water, effectively turning the Warwick Neck neighborhood into a temporary island, a local example of the need for coastal infrastructure investment Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and the RI Congressional delegation is asking for with Mayor Scott Avedisian’s support.
COVENTRY, RI — Residents from Kent County, including a few from Warwick, filled Coventry High School’s auditorium Sunday afternoon for a town hall meeting with Sen. Jack Reed,(D-RI), Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse […]
RHODE ISLAND — Rhode Island officials have roundly condemned President Donald J. Trump’s Friday executive order suspending all refugees from entry to the country for 120 days, specifically barring Syrian refugees and blocking entry to citizens of seven Muslim countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Jack Reed(D-RI) is among a group of nine Democratic Senators asking for a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on whether U.S. Rep. Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) nominee, will raise the Medicare eligibility age.
Senator Jack Reed and Congressman Jim Langevin urged President Donald Trump to set aside his pride for the sake of the nation and to denounce Russian interference in the 2016 US election respectively following the release of an intelligence report ordered by President Barack Obama, released Friday.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following reports that President-elect Trump’s Cabinet nominees have not yet provided the relevant Senate Committees with important documentation, such as a completed financial disclosure statement, ethics agreement […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee, joined a bipartisan group of four Senators seeking to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election and prevent future attempts on Sunday, two days after President Barack Obama announced his own directive to intelligence agencies for a “full review” of hacking directed at candidates’ campaigns and political parties.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), the Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee, voiced respect for RI native retired Army Lt.General James N. Mattis (ret.), but cautioned against rushing a waiver allowing him to serve as President Elect Donald Trump’s
President Elect Donald Trump, who won the Electoral College but lost the popular vote by more than 1 million votes Nov. 8, vowed to ‘drain the swamp’ of political insiders and lobbyists during his presidential campaign and also said he wants to bring Americans together — statements Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) intend to hold him to.
Staying in school and preparing for college aren’t easy tasks for most students, so RI’s representatives in Congress are celebrating a $476,854 federal Educational Talent Search grant for the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) bolstering scholars’ study and career search skills.