Senator Reed joined local Alzheimer's Disease advocates for a "Coffee with Congress” event hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association of Rhode Island. The event was an opportunity for advocates and members of the community to share their stories and receive updates on legislative efforts from the members of the state’s congressional delegation.
Senator Reed joined the local chapter of Moms Demand Action Against Gun Violence for a rally in Providence calling on the Republican members of the U.S. Senate to join Democrats in passing meaningful gun control legislation. Moms Demand was formed in the wake of the heinous Sandy Hook mass shooting in 2012.
Senator Reed joined Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Governor Raimondo, and leaders in the undersea warfare (USW) industry at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport’s 150th anniversary celebration. The commemoration featured the unveiling of a new monument dedicated to the men and women who researched, developed, tested, evaluated, and manufactured the weapons and underwater systems vital to the nation’s undersea warfare superiority through two World Wars, the Cold War and other key periods of the past 150 years.
Sen. Jack Reed joined the Department of Environmental Management’s director Janet Coit and the Rhode Island Department of Health to announce a new partnership with a sunscreen company called Raw Elements, to offer complimnetary sunscreen at local beaches to help protect Rhode Islanders from skin cancer.
Calling for full and equal rights for the LGBTQ+ community, Senator Reed marched in Rhode Island Pride’s Illuminated Night Parade in Providence as part of the 44th Annual RI Pridefest. Held each year, the parade is New England’s only nighttime pride parade and features a diverse array of floats, performing artists, marching groups, businesses and spectators. The parade starts at Dorrance Street and proceeds to Washington Street, south on Empire Street, and then east on Weybosset Street.
Reed Rallies with Nurses to Save Obamacare and Maintain Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions
Senator Reed joined nurse practitioners from around the state at the Rhode Island Nursing Education Center to discuss how the ACA provides Rhode Islanders with greater health-care security and how repealing it would have negative repercussions for all health consumers, leaving millions of patients in medical jeopardy and taking away key protections for working families and people with pre-existing conditions.
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