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FEDERAL FUNDING for General Dynamics Electric Boat’s U.S. Navy submarine construction program in Rhode Island and Connecticut should be secure as the company plans to hire hundreds of additional workers and expand its network of suppliers as the company ramps up the program in coming years./COURTESY/GENERAL DYNAMICS ELECTRIC BOAT

Trump, Dems agree on funding for Electric Boat sub program

Despite the federal budget standoff, Republican President Donald Trump and Rhode Island’s Democratic congressional leaders seem to agree on one important thing for the...
MAKING THINGS ­HAPPEN: Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., has made his mark in Congress by building bipartisan coalitions. 
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Jack Reed sets an example for government service in troubled times

Without shoving ourselves into too much of the business of Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., he should not be allowed to leave his Senate seat...

BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act OKs $100M for public health response

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The $100 million Building Our Largest Dementia, or BOLD, Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, recently signed into law, applies a public health...
Sen. Jack Reed has been in the Senate since 1997, after serving six years in the U.S. House. Rhode Island’s senior senator has made a name for himself nationally in military affairs, currently serving as the ranking member on the Senate’s Committee on Armed Services. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Coalitions keep partners focused

U.S. Sen. Jack Reed | D-R.I.Getting things done in the U.S. Senate requires consensus. It means working across the aisle and building an honorable,...

Quonset Development Corp. gets $3M to finish plans to expand rail...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Quonset Development Corp. received a $3 million federal grant for the Quonset Freight Rail Enhancements and Expansion project, which will...

Newport County Community Mental Health Center receives $2M federal grant

NEWPORT – The Newport County Community Mental Health Center received $2 million in federal funds to provide expanded and enhanced Certified Community Behavioral Health...
THE NEWPORT COUNTY Community Mental Health Center received $2 million in federal funds to expand and enhance its offering of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic services.

Newport County Community Mental Health Center receives $4M federal grant

NEWPORT – The Newport County Community Mental Health Center received a $4 million, two-year federal grant to provide expanded and enhanced Certified Community Behavioral...
EAST PROVIDENCE has received a $144,410 federal grant to develop a transportation improvement plan for its Waterfront District. Above, a map of East Providence from the East Providence Waterfront Commission's website. Each colored area reflects a different subdistrict within the district. / COURTESY EAST PROVIDENCE WATERFRONT DISTRICT COMMISSION

East Providence wins $144K federal grant for Waterfront District redesign

EAST PROVIDENCE – A $144,410 federal grant from the U.S. Economic Development Agency has been awarded to the city to develop a transportation improvement...
RIDOT received a $20 million federal grant for a project to realign and consolidate the Newport-side ramp system for the Pell Bridge. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

RIDOT gets $20M federal grant for Pell Bridge ramp realignment

NEWPORT – The R.I. Department of Transportation has received a $20 million federal grant to support a project to realign the Newport Pell Bridge...

R.I. congressional delegation tours Bristol in support of small businesses

BRISTOL – Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Reps. James R. Langevin, D-R.I., and David N. Cicilline, D-R.I., joined a walking...
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