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After the last effort stalled in the House, senators are again trying to pass an extension to long-term unemployment insurance to help more than 3 million people struggling without the benefits.
Six months after federal unemployment benefits expired, a handful of senators geared up Tuesday for another effort to try to get them extended, but the issue appears to be losing traction.
U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Barbara Mikulski are scheduled to visit the T.F. Green Airport to see changes underway and meet with state and local officials to discuss ways to create jobs, strengthen Rhode Island's infrastructure and support economic and community development projects.
Sen. Jack Reed will accompany President Barack Obama to the U.S. Military Academy's commencement at West Point, New York.
Local and federal officials are celebrating $1 million project that will dredge Winnapaug Pond in Westerly, after it was filled with sediment during Superstorm Sandy.
Senators urged Speaker John A. Boehner on Thursday to hold a vote on a bill to extend unemployment insurance that will expire in one month.
A 92-year-old military veteran has gotten long-overdue medals he earned for serving in the Navy during World War II.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz (mo-NEEZ') is coming to Rhode Island as part of the Obama administration's reassessment of the nation's energy strategy.
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport is preparing to formally inaugurate a facility that includes a massive tower designed to repair and certify periscopes, submarine communication systems, electronic warfare equipment as well as imaging and optical systems.