• Reed Announces $904k to Help RIPTA Improve East Side Bus Tunnel

    Reed Announces $904k to Help RIPTA Improve East Side Bus Tunnel

    4/04/2018 — 

    Senator Reed met with Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) officials to tour the East Side Bus Tunnel in Providence and discuss a new $903,870 federal grant to help improve the tunnel, which is over 103 years old.  The federal funds may be used to lay the groundwork for needed repairs and long-term upgrades to enhance bus traffic safety and operational efficiency of the tunnel, which serves almost 10 percent of RIPTA’s riders.  

  • Reed Reads to Students at Ashaway Elementary School

    Reed Reads to Students at Ashaway Elementary School

    4/04/2018 — 

    Senator Reed headed to Ashaway Elementary School in Hopkington to read and speak with fourth-grade students. 

  • Reed Celebrates National Service Recognition Day at Blackstone Valley

    Reed Celebrates National Service Recognition Day at Blackstone Valley

    4/03/2018 — 

    In honor of National Service Recognition Day, Senator Reed visited with volunteers from AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA at NWBRV in Woonsocket to hear more about the impact they have on their community. 

  • Quahog Week Kickoff

    Quahog Week Kickoff

    3/26/2018 — 

    Senator Reed joined Governor Raimondo, Congressman Jim Langevin, Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit, local shellfishermen, chefs, and others at the kickoff of the third annual Rhode Island Quahog Week. The week, which runs from March 26 to April 1, highlights the importance of the quahog to the state’s economy, history, culture, and identity.  

  • Reed, Paolino Properties Cut Ribbon on Case Mead Lofts in Providence

    Reed, Paolino Properties Cut Ribbon on Case Mead Lofts in Providence

    3/26/2018 — 

    Senator Reed met with former Providence Mayor and Paolino Properties Managing Director Joseph Paolino and state leaders at the opening of Case Mead Apartments, new Paolino Properties residential lofts in Providence.  

  • Reed Lauds Accomplishments of Women at Women’s History Month Event

    Reed Lauds Accomplishments of Women at Women’s History Month Event

    3/19/2018 — 

    In partnership with the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island and the Providence Public Library, Senator Reed celebrated Women's History Month with a panel program that highlights local women fighting against discrimination.  This year’s theme is “Nevertheless She Persisted: Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.”  Panel speakers included Toby Ayers, Executive Director of Rhode Island for Community & Justice; Lucy Rios, Director of Prevention and Communication for the RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Cheryl Burrell, Associate Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity & Opportunity at the RI Department of Administration; and Dr. Paola Prado, Associate Professor of Communication at Roger Williams University.  

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