Senator Reed helped unveil a new rescue vehicle (Ford Frontline Ambulance) for the Providence Fire Department. The truck was purchased with a using grant through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. The award was for $974,419 and was for the purchase of the ambulance and a firetruck.
Senator Reed presented a 94-year-old Rhode Islander, Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ernest “Ernie” Mallory, with some long overdue medals that he earned but never received for his U.S. Army service in France, Germany, and Austria over 73 years ago and thanked him for his years of faithful service in the U.S. military, which also included a stint with the 65th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Group in the Panama Canal Zone in the 1950s.
Senator Reed marched in the 233rd annual Fourth of July Parade in Bristol. The parade is the largest parade in Rhode Island and the nation's longest-running Independence Day celebration.
Reed & Whitehouse Seek to Reverse Trump Administration’s Forced Family Separation Policy at the Border
Senator Reed joined Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, community leaders, pediatrictians, and immigration activists to address the Trump Administration's policy of involuntarily separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Senator Reed met in his D.C. office with Honduran religious leaders Rev. Ismael Moreno (Padre Melo) and Sister Rosa Maria Trochez, SSND to discuss human rights and the current political situation in Honduras.
Senator Reed joined Governor Raimondo, his colleagues in the Rhode Island Congressional Delegation, and other community and state leaders at Rhode Island Kids Count's annual breakfast to discuss the status of children's issues in Rhode Island and accepting the 2018 Kids Counts Factbook with the latest in information and statistics with regards to child health, education, and well-being in the state.
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