Senator Reed joined Senator Chuck Grassley, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and congressional staff in putting together care packages for men and women in uniform abroad as part of the United Services Organizations (USO) Capitol Hill Day.
Senator Reed joined Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen David Cicilline and Jim Langevin, and RI physicians and health care professionals for a press conference highlighting the devastating impact Trumpcare would have on Americans of all ages.
Senator Reed was awarded the 2017 Brother John Norton Award at the Tides Family Services 13th Annual Gala for his years of work to support the health, education, and well-being of children and families in Rhode Island.
Senator Reed met with leaders from Boys & Girls Clubs across Rhode Island and representatives from United Way of Rhode Island at the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket for a tour of the club and a discussion on the need to continue funding the club and other after-school programs across the state.
Reed Joins Child Advocates, Educators, & Pediatricians Outline how Trumpcare Cuts Would Jeopardize Children’s Health & Education
With the vote on Trumpcare looming in the U.S. Senate, U.S. Senator Jack Reed joined with child advocates, educators, and pediatricians to outline how Trumpcare cuts would jeopardize children’s health and education funding in local school districts. The event was held in Burnside Park in Providence. Other speakers included Elizabeth Burke Bryant, Executive Director of Rhode Island Kids Count, Pediatrician Dr. Patricia Flanagan, Congressman David Cicilline, Providence Public School Department Chief Academic Officer Tom Flanagan, and others.
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