Senator Jack Reed joins U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit, and local fisherman in pushing for legislation to give Rhode Island a seat at the table of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC), a regional management board that establishes fishery management rules for stocks primarily caught in federal waters adjacent to the mid-Atlantic coast.
Senator Reed celebrates the opening of the new Nimitz Hall Replacement Barracks. The $48.5 million project, which supported about 260 Rhode Island jobs, was funded through the 2010 Military Construction Appropriations Act, which Reed supported.
Senator Jack Reed, the author of the Prescribe a Book Act, reads to a group of young patients. Reed, a member of the Appropriations Committee, has helped direct millions of dollars in federal resources to Rhode Island to improve childhood literacy, including a $50 million Early Learning Challenge grant to boost early childhood care and pre-school programs.
U.S. Senator Jack Reed joined Governor Lincoln Chafee and Mayor Angel Taveras at a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the arrival of the first wave of new buses to be introduced into the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority’s (RIPTA) fixed-route fleet
U.S. Senator Jack Reed recently travelled to Afghanistan and Pakistan to get a firsthand look at security and political developments in the region and their impact on America’s national security. During the trip, Reed met with high-ranking foreign leaders, diplomats, and American military commanders, civilian personnel, as well as service members from Rhode Island who are currently serving overseas.
November 2, 2012
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