Jack Reed

Type: Person
Name: Jack Reed (John F. Reed)
Title: U.S. Senator from Rhode Island
Organization: United States Senate
Date of Birth: 12/11/1949
Place of Birth: Providence, Rhode Island
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jack Reed
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Reed seeks FAA rule clarification after incident with band Deer Tick

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After the guitarist for the band Deer Tick was delayed on his way to Rhode Island to perform at the Newport Folk Festival, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed on Friday asked the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to clarify the Federal Aviation Administration ... [Published Providence Journal - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Decades after service, 95-year-old veteran receives medals

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) – Decades after serving overseas, a 95-year-old World War II veteran received some well-earned recognition on Friday.According to U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, Percy Wilson, 95, of Mapleville, was 22 when he joined the Army back in 1941. ... [Published WPRI - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Congress Shies Away From Telling Obama What to Do on Iran

It's not usually hard to get lawmakers to agree to tough language on Iran, particularly when AIPAC is on board.But a letter outlining the conditions Iran must meet in order for Congress to be willing to provide sanctions relief appears to have gone too ... [Published National Journal - Jul 25 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

15 U.S. Senators On Obama's Back-to...

United States President Barack Obama is being pressed by group of Senators, numbering fifteen persons, to consider givingLiberians in the US more time.Hundreds of Liberians who fled Liberia during the bloodlust that began in 1989 are residing in the US ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Rep. Cicilline meets with Central American ambassadors on child immigration issue

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — As the United States continues to grapple with the influx of unattended children crossing the nation’s borders, federal lawmakers, including U.S. Rep. David Cicilline, met with ambassadors of the Central American countries from where ... [Published Providence Journal - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sandy relief funds will aid original Beavertail foundation

Beavertail Lighthouse was one of 23 Rhode Island historic properties to receive federal grant money to pay for repairs stemming from Hurricane Sandy in October 2012.According to the state Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, the $3,500 allocated ... [Published Jamestown Press - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Dorothy Carlsten: Thanks for call for diplomacy

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson’s powerful July 23 Commentary piece (“Either inspectors, or boots, must be on the ground in Iran”) is particularly important given his experience in the White House when the disastrous decision was made to invade Iraq.I hope that ... [Published Providence Journal - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

RI One Step Closer to Seat on Mid-Atlantic Fishery Council

U.S. Senator Jack Reed’s efforts to give Rhode Island a seat at the table of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) got a major boost this week when it was included in the latest version of the Senate Commerce Committee’s draft Magnuson-Stevens ... [Published Middletown Patch - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 5 reports

New England Institute of Technology’s new shipbuilding program helps launch careers

WARWICK — Donnie Daniel of Warwick wasn’t sure what his next career move should beearlier this year after he lost his job in the heating/air conditioning industry.He had been on unemployment for a couple of months when one of the job counselors at the ... [Published Providence Journal - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

House highway funding measure dims hope for jobless aid

John Boehner didn't think pension smoothing was an acceptable pay-for for jobless aid. Highway funding was another story. If there was any hope that House Republicans would ever allow a vote on extending the emergency unemployment aid that lapsed at ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Marion fire chief to retire

MARION -- Jack Reed will take off his fireman’s helmet for the last time next month after 34 years with the Marion Fire Department, the last five years as its chief.Though his retirement goes into effect Aug. 22, Reed is not done working. He will start ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Last Hope for Extending Long-Term...

It's been seven months since Congress let long-term unemployment insurance benefits lapse, but last week only brought more bad news for the job seekers hoping that House Republicans might . When the House passed a temporary patch to the Highway Trust ... [Published Mother Jones - Jul 21 2014]

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...well as the loss, theft, or damage to their instruments when they have been required to place them in the baggage hold," Reed said in the letter. "if an instrument passes through security and can be stowed safely, it should be permitted in the airplane cabin."
...They are here legally and should be given the chance to stay," said Reed. "the forced repatriation of liberians from the united states would increase security tensions in liberia, further exacerbating the country's humanitarian crisis. this extension will prevent these liberian families from being torn apart while congress pursues a permanent solution."
"I think the letter makes some good points," Reed said, "but i think that any negotiation has to be a give and take and you have to allow the negotiators to reach a position and then evaluate if it is effective."

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Reed seeks FAA rule clarification after inciden... [Published Providence Journal - 3 hours ago]
Elroy Charles Korth, 93 [Published Wahpeton News - 3 hours ago]
Decades after service, 95-year-old veteran rece... [Published WPRI - 5 hours ago]
15 U.S. Senators On Obama's Back-to... [Published AllAfrica.com - 15 hours ago]
Congress Shies Away From Telling Obama What to ... [Published National Journal - Jul 25 2014]
U.S. House Adopts Cohen Amendment to Help Stude... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 25 2014]
Sandy relief funds will aid original Beavertail... [Published Jamestown Press - Jul 24 2014]
Dorothy Carlsten: Thanks for call for diplomacy [Published Providence Journal - Jul 24 2014]
The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, Brought To Yo... [Published Capital Eye - Jul 24 2014]
RI One Step Closer to Seat on Mid-Atlantic Fish... [Published Middletown Patch - Jul 24 2014]
Rep. Cicilline meets with Central American amba... [Published Providence Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Cassville band plays hits at Shell Knob's 'Rock... [Published Cassville Democrat - Jul 24 2014]
OBIT: Gen B. Thomas [Published Marion Daily Republican - Jul 23 2014]
Libraries support digital readiness with tech t... [Published ALA - Jul 23 2014]
Bill With 'Manufacturing Jobs For America' Prov... [Published Industrial Distribution - Jul 23 2014]
SEC Outsider Invoking Ghosts of 2008 Pushes Whi... [Published Traders Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
SEVEN DAYS: July 17-23 [Published Newcastle Herald - Jul 23 2014]
ALA applauds presidential signing of the workfo... [Published ALA - Jul 22 2014]
NEIT christens shipbuilding, marine trades program [Published Warwick Beacon - Jul 22 2014]
State senator receives leadership award [Published Meridian Star - Jul 22 2014]
Peter Wallace returns for Penrith Panthers [Published ABC Online - Jul 22 2014]
New England Institute of Technology’s new shipb... [Published Providence Journal - Jul 22 2014]
NE Tech starts Shipbuilding and Marine Institute [Published ABC6.com - Jul 22 2014]
NE Tech launches shipbuilding program [Published WPRI - Jul 21 2014]
New England Tech hails success of new shipbuild... [Published Providence Journal - Jul 21 2014]
New job training program at New England Tech [Published Providence Journal - Jul 21 2014]
House highway funding measure dims hope for job... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 21 2014]
NORTHCOM Nominee Bill Gortney Voices Cyber Conc... [Published Executive Gov - Jul 21 2014]
House highway funding measure dims hope for job... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 21 2014]
Marion fire chief to retire [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 21 2014]
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The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, Brought To Yo... [Published Capital Eye - Jul 24 2014]
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) introduced a bill to reauthorize the 2002 Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. (Flickr/ maisa_nyc ) Who says Congress can’t get anything done? The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, first passed in the aftermath of 9/11 to relieve ...
House highway funding measure dims hope for job... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 21 2014]
John Boehner didn't think pension smoothing was an acceptable pay-for for jobless aid. Highway funding was another story.If there was any hope that House Republicans would ever allow a vote on extending the emergency unemployment aid that lapsed at the ...
Wonkbook: Two weeks before recess, Congress sti... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 17 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here .  ...
Pentagon confirms that missile defenses are vul... [Published Security Affairs - Jul 08 2014]
The Director of the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency reported to the Congress that missile defenses of the US military are vulnerable to cyber attacks. The Director of the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency  reported to the Congress last week that ...
Will the push to insure the long-term unemploye... [Published The Fix - Jul 03 2014]
Late last month, Sens. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) reintroduced a bill that promised to inflame one of the most energetic fights on Capitol Hill in the beginning of the year. Their proposal would extend insurance benefits for the long-term ...
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