Updated March 28 at 6:28pm
Homeland Security
23 results total, viewing 11 - 20
Rhode Island will receive $8 million in federal national preparedness funds, the Rhode Island congressional delegation said Thursday. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said $20 million from a $74.9 billion fiscal 2017 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill has been earmarked to build a new, state-of-the-art National Guard Readiness Center. more
The shooting of 12 police officers in Dallas on Thursday suggests spiraling violence: The cops were shot during a protest against the shooting of black men by police. A vicious circle of etribution would be something new for the United States where, unlike in other developed countries, killings by police far outnumber officer deaths in the line of duty. more
Now that President Donald Trump’s travel ban has been lifted, at least temporarily, 13 refugees who were in limbo will be able to travel to Rhode Island to make their homes here. more
Democrats closed out a marathon sit-in on the U.S. House floor Thursday afternoon after 25 hours of emotionally charged speeches demanding action on gun control, but they insisted their protests would continue in other forms. more
Rite-Solutions Inc. has been awarded a $21.7 million contract with the U.S. Navy to continue its work on information technology infrastructure and cyber security for the NAVSEA Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport. more
Just to be clear on President Donald Trump's agenda, he is currently jeopardizing relations with the U.S.'s third-largest trading partner, a neighbor with whom we share a roughly 2,000-mile border along with a vast array of law-enforcement and foreign-policy priorities, in order to show American voters that he is tough. more
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday announced certain states with so-called sanctuary cities stand to lose billions of dollars in federal grants, again raising questions about how Providence and Rhode Island might be affected. more
Nicknamed the Ocean State, Rhode Island is home to thousands of boaters, various fishing companies, a Naval base and a prodigious port-based economy – all of which rely heavily on fossil fuel-powered machinery and vessels. The maritime … more
PROVIDENCE – Ed Hammersla is the new CEO of Utilidata Inc., replacing Scott DePasquale, who will remain chairman of the board. DePasquale, who served as chairman and CEO since 2012 of the global software company, is taking on a new … more
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 Next »