RI Congressional Delegation Calls for Full Mueller Report
WASHINGTON, DC — Members of Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation called for the release of the full report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller early this week after Attorney General Barr’s summary […]
Reed: Acting AG Must Recuse Himself from Mueller Probe
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed joined members of the RI Congressional delegation urging Acting Attorney General to avoid politicizing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election tampering Wednesday, […]
Whitehouse: Nation Reckons With Sexual Assault Survivors’ Stories
TO THE EDITOR: “The past few weeks have been doubly difficult,” she wrote. As a United States Senator, Rhode Islanders write to me every day weighing in on different policies […]
Congressional Delegation Wins $633K for new WFD Rescue
WARWICK, RI — Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation announced the Warwick Fire Department will receive a $633,789 grant for a new rescue truck, part of $1,113,758 in federal funding awarded to the city, Little […]
RI Congressional Delegation, Raimondo Announce $20M for Rte. 37 Upgrade
WARWICK, RI — On Tuesday, Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation and Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced $20 million from the federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program to aid the State’s […]
T.F. Green Celebrates Runway Expansion Project’s Completion
WARWICK, RI — On Monday, Mayor Scott Avedisian joined Governor Gina Raimondo, Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, other state and local officials to celebrate the […]
Warwick Celebrates $17M Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
Two years ago, federal, State and City officials broke ground on a $17 million upgrade of the Warwick Wastewater Treatment Facility girding the site against a 500-year flood event, and they celebrated its completion Thursday.
Whitehouse, Reed, Langevin, Avedisian Call for More Coastal Infrastructure Investment
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, Langevin, Whitehouse Meet With Kent County Residents at Coventry High
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 […]
RI Officials Oppose Trump’s ‘Immoral,’ ‘Unconstitutional’ Refugee, Travel Ban
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.
Sen. Whitehouse Questions Trump Nomination of Sen. Sessions for U.S. Attorney General
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.
Officials Unveil Restored Rocky Point Arch
City and state officials celebrated the unveiling of the newly restored and painted Rocky Point Arch Monday afternoon, made possible by a $5,000 Rhode Island Foundation grant.