Forum to discuss sequestration effects on R.I. economy

RHODE ISLAND'S U.S. Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, left, and Jack Reed are slated to headline a public discussion Wednesday on the effects of sequestration on the Ocean State, scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Providence offices of Rhode Island Housing.
RHODE ISLAND'S U.S. Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, left, and Jack Reed are slated to headline a public discussion Wednesday on the effects of sequestration on the Ocean State, scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Providence offices of Rhode Island Housing.
PROVIDENCE – Housing, social service and defense industry leaders will join Rhode Island’s U.S. Senate delegation Wednesday for a roundtable discussion on the local impacts of federal spending cuts known as sequestration. The 10 a.m. event will take place at the Providence offices of Rhode Island Housing, the public lender and housing assistance agency that…

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