U.S. Senate, Rhode Island
Jack Reed has represented Rhode Island in the U.S. Senate since 1997. He previously served as an active duty military officer, an attorney, a member of the Rhode Island State Senate and in the U.S. House of Representatives. In the Senate, Reed has fought against efforts to undermine the EPA’s ability to protect our health and environment and delivered remarks during the landmark #Up4Change event to help raise awareness about the immediacy and potential effects of unmitigated climate change. Reed is one of the top champions in the Senate for funding the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), has worked to increase energy efficiency, end fossil fuel subsidies and support the Paris Climate Agreement. He has helped secure funding to clean up Brownfields, conserve Rhode Island's open spaces and wildlife, protect clean drinking water and Rhode Island's estuaries. Senator Reed has earned an excellent 97% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard.
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