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.
Mayor Scott Avedisian joined Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen Jim Langevine and David Cicilline, Governor Gina Raimondo, along with members from RIAC, Cardi Contruction and members of the FAA for the ceremonial groundbreaking on the TF Green runway expansion project at Runway 5 Monday morning.
Warwick, RI – Federal, State and City officials broke ground today on a $17 million upgrade of the Warwick Wastewater Treatment Facility at the site, including $3.6 million to raise the levee protecting it by five-and-a-half-feet.