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BUTLER HOSPITAL was awarded a five-year, $12 million COBRE grant to build a self-sustaining center of excellence in clinical-translational brain research focused on enhancing research on and improving treatments for neuropsychiatric illnesses. / COURTESY BUTLER HOSPITAL

Butler Hospital receives 5-year $12M COBRE grant for neuropsychiatric brain research

PROVIDENCE – Butler Hospital has been granted a five-year, $12 million Center of Biomedical Research Excellence grant from the National Institutes of Health to...
THE WOOD-PAWCATUCK WATERSHED Wild and Scenic River bill has been signed into law, designating river sections in the watershed as part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers program. Above, the Beaver River. / COURTESY WOOD PAWCATUCK WATERSHED ASSOCIATION/ELISE TORELLO

Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed protection signed into federal law

PROVIDENCE – The Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Wild and Scenic River bill was signed into law, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced Tuesday, permanently designating river segments...
THE U.S. SENATE this week passed a bipartisan public-lands package, which includes language from Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., to designate river segments within the Wood-Pawcatuck watershed as part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Pictured is a section of the Pawcatuck River in Westerly. / COURTESY WOOD-PAWCATUCK WATERSHED ASSOCIATION

Bill to protect Wood-Pawcatuck watershed passes U.S. Senate

HOPKINTON – The U.S. Senate this week voted 92-8 in favor of a bipartisan public-lands package, which includes language from Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., to...
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. 
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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...
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