By Philip Marcelo PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- 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 ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Providence Journal
Greenwire: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provided inaccurate data to the Commerce Department -- and ultimately the White House -- on its energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, according to Commerce's inspector general. The criticism came in a letter from ... FULL ARTICLE AT EcoEarth
By Donita NaylorWASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a member of the Budget conference committee, released the following statement regarding the budget agreement announced Tuesday. "I commend Chairman (Patty) Murray for completing the difficult task of coming ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Providence Journal
Sheldon Whitehouse (born October 20, 1955) is the junior United States Senator from Rhode Island, serving since 2007. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served as United States Attorney (1994–1998) and State Attorney General for Rhode Island.
Whitehouse was born in New York City, New York, the son of Mary Celine (née Rand) and career diplomat Charles S. Whitehouse, and grandson... Full Article At Wikipedia.org