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.

Sen. Whitehouse Questions Trump Nomination of Sen. Sessions for U.S. Attorney General

By: Rob Borkowski on December 21, 2016 in All Politics Are Local

Providence, R.I. – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse yesterday brought together more than a dozen Rhode Islanders representing civil rights organizations, the legal community, government, and other constituencies to hear Rhode Islanders’ thoughts about President-elect Trump’s nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) for United States Attorney General. Whitehouse is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which has scheduled a nomination hearing for Sessions on Jan. 10 and 11.