• 2013 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook

    2013 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook

    4/08/2013 — 

    Reed helps release the 2013 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook.

  • Reed  Breaks Ground Former I-195 Land

    Reed Breaks Ground Former I-195 Land

    4/08/2013 — 

    Senator Reed helps break ground on the next phase of the I-195 relocation project.  Reed helped secure $15 million in federal funds to help construct the Iway and free up land for development and public space, and more recently to have supported the 2014 Senate budget, which provides $100 billion for transportation projects across the country.

  • Reed Introduces the Rhode Island Fishermen’s Fairness Act

    Reed Introduces the Rhode Island Fishermen’s Fairness Act

    4/04/2013 — 

    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. 

  • Reed Tours Nimitz Hall

    Reed Tours Nimitz Hall

    3/13/2013 — 

    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. 

  • Reed Reads to Children at Thundermist Health Center

    Reed Reads to Children at Thundermist Health Center

    3/01/2013 — 

    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.

  • Reed Celebrates Arrival of New RIPTA Bus Fleet

    Reed Celebrates Arrival of New RIPTA Bus Fleet

    2/15/2013 — 

    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

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