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Pawtucket’s First Dominican Flag Raising at City Hall

Tuesday, February 27, 2024, marked another first in the City of Pawtucket – the first Dominican Flag Raising on the Dominican Republic’s Independence Day! The speaking program included Victor Capellan of the Capellan Group & Councilor Neicy Coderre, who helped to spearhead and organize the flag raising, as she is the first elected Dominican American […]Read More

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Reed Scores Key Victories for RI in ‘Minibus’ Appropriations &

Six-bill appropriations package includes federal funding to propel U.S. economy forward, keep Americans safe, help families thrive, and includes over $122.7 million in Reed-backed earmarks for RI WASHINGTON, DC – Months of hard work by U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) in the Senate Appropriations Committee will soon pay off for Rhode Island as Congress finally takes […]Read More

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AAA Northeast Urges Drivers to Check for Open Vehicle Recalls

Providence, RI, March 4, 2024—Safety recalls affected more than 34 million vehicles in 2023 alone, according to new data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This includes more than 4.7 million vehicles recalled with advisories urging drivers to park outside away from structures due to risk of fire. To mark Vehicle Safety Recalls Week this […]Read More

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Governor McKee Nominates Richard Leclerc to Serve as Director of

PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and Health and Human Services Secretary Richard Charest today announced Richard Leclerc as their choice for the Director of the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). The Governor has submitted Leclerc’s name to the Rhode Island Senate for advice and consent. “I am proud to nominate Richard, […]Read More

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Trump Wins Colorado Ballot Disqualification Case at US Supreme Court

VOA/Reuters The U.S. Supreme Court handed Donald Trump a major victory on Monday as he campaigns to regain the presidency, overturning a judicial decision that had excluded him from Colorado’s ballot under a constitutional provision involving insurrection for inciting and supporting the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack. The justices unanimously reversed a Dec. 19 decision […]Read More

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Reed Statement on Bicameral Agreement to Prevent a Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, after Congressional lawmakers announced agreement on a stopgap appropriations bill to avert a partial federal government shutdown that could go into effect just after midnight this Saturday, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), a senior member of the Appropriations Committee and the Chairman of the Legislative Branch subcommittee, issued the following statement: “Leaders […]Read More