• Reed Helps Unveil New E-Pumper Fire Truck in Central Falls

    Reed Helps Unveil New E-Pumper Fire Truck in Central Falls

    1/30/2018 — 

    Senator Jack Reed joined Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa, Central Falls Fire Chief Robert Bradley, and others at the Central Falls Fire Department for the unveiling of a new 2017 E-One Pumper truck.  

    The truck was awarded to the Central Falls Fire Department through an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) of $500,000.  The competitive grant was awarded after a letter of recommendation was sent by Senator Reed, who over the course of his career has been a strong supporter of Rhode Island firefighters and first responders and who, as a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has secured millions for the grants in appropriations laws.  

      

  • Reed Presents Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Other Medals to 92-Year-Old WWII Veteran

    Reed Presents Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Other Medals to 92-Year-Old WWII Veteran

    1/11/2018 — 

    Senator Reed presented Warwick resident and World War II veteran Willard D. “Bud” Voigt with medals he earned on the battlefield but never received for his courageous service during the World War II.  A veteran of the United States Army and the D-Day invasion, Mr. Voigt received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and several other prestigious awards. 

  • Reed Celebrates 6/10 Connector Interchange Project Commencement

    Reed Celebrates 6/10 Connector Interchange Project Commencement

    1/08/2018 — 

    Senator Reed joined with Governor Gina Raimondo, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti to officially begin work on the $410 million 6-10 Interchange project. 

  • Reed Honors Long-Time Teacher in North Scituate

    Reed Honors Long-Time Teacher in North Scituate

    1/08/2018 — 

    In honor of her many years of service to children in education, Senator Reed helped to present a flag that once flew over the U.S. Capitol to June Guglielmi, a 27-year veteran teacher at North Scituate Elementary School.

  • Reed, State Leaders Urge Rhode Islanders to Sign Up for Health Insurance

    Reed, State Leaders Urge Rhode Islanders to Sign Up for Health Insurance

    12/18/2017 — 

    Senator Reed joined Governor Raimondo, Congressman David Cicilline, and leaders from HealthSource RI to urge eligible Rhode Islanders to sign up for health insurance by the end of the state's open enrollment period at the end of December.

    During open enrollment, Rhode Island individuals and families have the opportunity to enroll or renew their health insurance coverage for the 2018 calendar year.

     

  • Reed, Librarians, Academics Warn of Negative Impacts for RI if Trump Admin Repeals Net Neutrality

    Reed, Librarians, Academics Warn of Negative Impacts for RI if Trump Admin Repeals Net Neutrality

    12/15/2017 — 

    With the FCC gearing up to repeal net neutrality, Senator Reed hosted an event at the Providence Public Library to discuss how a repeal would be bad for consumers, businesses, and democracy and would put people who can’t pay for preferential treatment online at a disadvantage.

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