- Marine educators conference kicks off in Newport Updated: Jun-28-15 3:47 pm
NEWPORT, Rhode Island - The 2015 National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) conference kicks off this week in Newport.
- Senate passes $612 billion defense policy bill Updated: Jun-18-15 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON - Over White House objections, the Senate on Thursday passed a $612 billion defense policy bill that calls for arming Ukraine forces, prevents another round of base closures and makes it harder for President Barack Obama to close the prison for terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
- Showdown begins in Senate over defense spending Updated: Jun-09-15 6:16 pm
WASHINGTON - A Senate panel approved a $575.9 billion defense spending bill on Tuesday, but its fate is uncertain as lawmakers argue over spending caps.
- RI coastal management agency awarded $1.35M federal grant Updated: Jun-07-15 2:02 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island's Coastal Resources Management Council has been awarded $1.35 million to support jobs and improve coastal water quality.