• Reed Presents Medals to 100-Year-Old WWII Veteran

    Reed Presents Medals to 100-Year-Old WWII Veteran

    11/04/2019 — 

    Senator Jack Reed presented 100-year-old World War II veteran and Scituate resident Everett Edgar Grist with medals he earned for his courageous service during World War II.  A veteran of the United States Navy, Mr. Grist served as a gunner’s mate aboard the SS Big Foot Wallace and the SS George W. Arthur, and was deployed to Italy, France, and England during the war.  

  • Coast Guard’s Top Officer Visits RI with Senator Reed

    Coast Guard’s Top Officer Visits RI with Senator Reed

    11/01/2019 — 

    Senator Reed joined Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Karl Schultz for a meeting aboard the USCG Escanaba (a 270 foot long vessel medium endurance vessel, with a crew of 105 men and women) at the Coast Guard wharf at Naval Station Newport. 

    Topics discussed includeed the Coast Guard’s vital mission in Rhode Island, the state’s growing maritime industry, the future of the Coast Guard fleet, and more. 

  • Reed Hosts Global Trade Forum at Bryant University

    Reed Hosts Global Trade Forum at Bryant University

    10/21/2019 — 

    Senator Reed headed to the Chafee Center at Bryant University to host a Global Trade Forum.  Topics discussed included U.S. China trade relations, U.S. trade policies, dealing with trade uncertainty and Congress’s role in trade policy. 

  • Reed Celebrates Ritacco's Market 50th Anniversary

    Reed Celebrates Ritacco's Market 50th Anniversary

    10/13/2019 — 

    Senator Reed celebrated the 50th anniversary of Ritacco's Market in Westerly with a visit to the market and a taste test of the many foods on offer. 

  • Reed Helps Cut Ribbon on New Facilities for Adult Education at Salve Regina

    Reed Helps Cut Ribbon on New Facilities for Adult Education at Salve Regina

    10/08/2019 — 

    Senator Reed helped cut the ribbon on two new laboratories at the Center for Adult Education at Salve Regina’s Warwick Campus.  Opened in 2012, the Salve Regina Warwick Campus is a 12,000-square-foot facility containing Salve’s Graduate Studies and Continuing Education program offering instructional space for students and faculty in a location convenient to students in the Greater Providence area.   A senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Reed included an increase of $25 million for adult education in the 2019 appropriations bill to ensure that adults have foundational skills they need to succeed as workers and lifelong learners.  

  • Reed Delivers New Federal Funds for $25 Million Upgrade to Modernize Providence Rail Station

    Reed Delivers New Federal Funds for $25 Million Upgrade to Modernize Providence Rail Station

    8/19/2019 — 

    Senator Reed, the Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, announced a new $25 million package of funding to begin a major renovation of the Providence Station.  The new station improvements will help ensure that Providence Station provides safe, convenient, and reliable service and amenities to travelers for decades to come.

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