Whitehouse, Reed, Langevin, Avedisian Call for More Coastal Infrastructure Investment

By: Rob Borkowski on April 11, 2017 in News to You

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.

Reed Among Senators Pursuing Probe of Russian Meddling in 2016 Election

By: Rob Borkowski on December 12, 2016 in All Politics Are Local

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.

Reed, Warren Call on Trump to Honor Campaign Promises

By: Rob Borkowski on November 16, 2016 in News to You

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.