Senator Jack Reed

State Rhode Island
Party Democratic
Term 3rd
Committees Appropriations (Subcommittee on Interior and Environment Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agendas (Chair)); Armed Services (Subcommittee on Seapower (Chair)); Banking; Housing and Urban Affairs
Quote from Website “Senator Reed has been a staunch advocate for protecting Rhode Island’s coastal environment and preserving Narragansett Bay. Senator Reed has secured millions of dollars to help restore the Bay and its ecosystems, educate the public about marine conservation, protect coastal property, and reduce pollution into the Bay from combined sewer overflows.”,


Leadership: Senator Reed has always been an active proponent of protecting and improving the health of our oceans and Rhode Island waterways. As the chair of the Subcommittee on Interior and Environment, Senator Reed has also has jurisdiction over several key environmental agencies such as the EPA and Department of the Interior. The non-profit Save the Bay honored Senator Reed for his work in addressing climate change.

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