WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, RI’s Congressional delegation announced the $2.8 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to continue […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.