Rhode Island’s senior U.S. senator has filed legislation that would extend emergency unemployment benefits for six months, retroactive to when the program expired last year.
The National Education Association of Rhode Island’s 17th annual Read Across America Day drew some 2,000 children...
PROVIDENCE — The latest buzz in public education revolves around teaching students the “soft” skills they need to be successful in school and beyond.
U.S. Senator Jack Reed, with the support of the largest labor group in the nation, said on Tuesday he hopes to get a vote as early as this week on a new bill to restore expired federal jobless benefits for 1.7 million Americans.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island’s congressional delegation, Democrats all, reacted favorably Tuesday to President Obama’s State of the Union address.
Rhode Island is in line to receive $18.4 million in federal funds for clean water projects, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced Thursday.
Senate Democrats are betting that a week in their home states will persuade Republicans to change their minds on an unemployment-insurance measure that they blocked this week.
Rhode Island’s senior senator takes such a somber and studious approach to his work that his name comes up as often as not at the Capitol in homonymous confusion with the majority leader.
Days after 1.3 million Americans lost their unemployment benefits, the U.S. Senate is set to vote this morning on moving forward with a three-month extension bill.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., won his first tough skirmish Tuesday to restore extended federal unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans, including nearly 5,000 Rhode Islanders still struggling to find jobs after the Great Recession.
U.S. Senator Jack Reed, who has taken a leadership role in the democratic drive to renew long-term unemployment insurance benefits, has made a national call for Republicans to join the effort.
One of the Senate’s first votes upon returning to Washington from its holiday break Monday will be on a bill reviving emergency unemployment benefits that lapsed at the end of 2013.
Sen. Jack Reed needs 60 votes this week in the U.S. Senate to open debate on restoring emergency unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is spearheading the latest bid to extend unemployment benefits to more than 1.3 million Americans that risk losing them on Dec. 28.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is making another bid to extend unemployment benefits to more than 1.3 million Americans -- nearly 5,000 of which are jobless Rhode Islanders -- that risk losing them on Dec. 28.
College student debt is rising at about 6 percent a year and reached an average of $29,400 nationwide for the class of 2012.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Grant Program awarded a grant of $677,862 to elevate eight residential properties in Misquamicut between and 1 and 3 feet above base flood elevation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rhode Island's U.S. Sen. Jack Reed issued the following statement Thursday upon learning of the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela:
A 20-year-old tax loophole netted top fast food chains an extra $64 million over the past two years, according to a new study released days before fast food workers plan the largest U.S. strike in the industry’s history.
Small Business Saturday has received support from numerous politicians and small business groups across the country. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is among those who’ve lent their voices in an effort to build awareness of the event among consumers.