- Reed: High court nominee Garland 'supremely well-qualified' Updated: May-17-16 2:24 pm
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Jack Reed says Supreme Court nominee Merrick B. Garland is "supremely well-qualified" and deserves a fair hearing.
- US labor secretary visits Rhode Island welders-in-training Updated: May-13-16 4:07 pm
EAST PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Using jobs-hungry Rhode Island as a testing ground for one of Democratic President Barack Obama's economic priorities, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez toured a labor union's apprenticeship program Friday to talk with aspiring plumbers and pipefitters hoping to lift themselves into middle-class careers.
- Rhode Island awarded $1.25 million to help the unemployed Updated: Apr-30-16 4:48 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island has been awarded nearly $1.25 million to provide re-employment and eligibility assessments to people who are unemployed.