• Reed Welcomes USS Arizona Relic to TF Green & Honor Those Lost in Pearl Harbor & WWII

    Reed Welcomes USS Arizona Relic to TF Green & Honor Those Lost in Pearl Harbor & WWII

    12/17/2018 — 

    Senator Reed welcomed a piece of U.S. and international history to T.F. Green Airport: a metal portion of the U.S.S. Arizona, which was sunk 77 years ago in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, inspiring the United States to join World War II.  The relic will be accepted by the Rhode Island-based World War II Foundation and will be displayed at the entrance of the Foundation’s Global Education Center on Main Street in Wakefield. Award-winning documentary filmmaker and World War II Foundation head Tim Gray served as the MC of the event, which will also be attended by WWII Veterans, URI students, State Police, Fedex representatives, airport representatives, and National Guard members.

  • Reed to Announce Project to Address Marine Debris on Aquidneck Island

    Reed to Announce Project to Address Marine Debris on Aquidneck Island

    12/07/2018 — 

    Senator Reed helped announce the start of a new, two-year project led by environmental non-profit Clean Ocean Access and funded through a grant from pollution-reduction organization 11th Hour Racing entitled “Healthy Soils Healthy Seas RI,” which will address the growing problem of marine debris by advocating for increased composting on Aquidneck Island.  Clean Ocean Access hopes the project will promote a behavioral change in Rhode Islanders by encouraging them to think more about environmentally-friendly trash removal.  The project will collaborate with local organizations Rhodeside Revival, the Compost Plant, and Aquidneck Community Table.  

  • As HealthSource RI Open Enrollment Begins, Reed Encourages RIers to Get the Facts and Get Insured

    As HealthSource RI Open Enrollment Begins, Reed Encourages RIers to Get the Facts and Get Insured

    11/26/2018 — 

    Nearing the end of the open enrollment session, Senator Reed joined with Healthsource RI to encourage Rhode Islanders to understand their options and select a health insurance plan that best fits their needs. 

  • Reed Celebrates Children’s Health Initiatives at Annual Kids Count Luncheon

    Reed Celebrates Children’s Health Initiatives at Annual Kids Count Luncheon

    11/19/2018 — 

    Senator Reed joined Rhode Island Kids Count to celebrate children’s health initiatives at Kids Count’s Annual Celebration of Children’s Health Luncheon.  The event focused on the progress Rhode Island has made in increasing access to high-quality health coverage and achieving positive health outcomes for children and families.  

  • Reed Hosts Round Table Supporting Veteran Business Owners

    Reed Hosts Round Table Supporting Veteran Business Owners

    11/16/2018 — 

    Senator Reed celebrated the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) National Veterans Small Business Week during a panel discussion with local veteran entrepreneurs who own small businesses.  Nationwide, nearly one in 10 small businesses is veteran-owned and they employ 5 million workers and generate $1.1 trillion in receipts, according to the SBA.

  • Reed Visits iXblue Defense Systems

    Reed Visits iXblue Defense Systems

    11/16/2018 — 

    Senator Reed visited the new manufacturing division of iXblue Defense Systems, a French defense company that is moving its headquarters from Natick, Massachusetts to Stamp Farm Road in Cranston. 

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