State Government Press Releases

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09/27/2016
Since January, Commerce Corporation's real estate incentives, including Rebuild RI, have leveraged nearly $400million in private investment Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Board of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation took steps last night to bring two new real estate development projects...
09/21/2016
215 Professionals Awarded Student Loan Repayments for Up to Four Years, Average Award Nearly $4,000 Per Year The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced today that it has selected the recipients of the first Wavemaker Fellowship awards. Following a competitive review process, a total of...
09/19/2016
Deal would bring total settlements so far to approximately $45 million in ongoing 38 Studios litigation Commerce Corporation remains engaged in litigation against First Southwest Company The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced today it has agreed to a $2.5 million proposed settlement...
09/15/2016
Next phase of Make It Yours, Commerce Corporation's digital ad campaign, calls for more #MyRIStory photo submissions from residents The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has announced plans to renew its Make It Yours (MIY) ad campaign for a fall run, set to launch in mid-October. The second...
08/23/2016
Deal would bring total settlements to more than $42 million to date in ongoing 38 Studios litigation Commerce Corporation remains engaged in litigation against other defendants, including First Southwest Company and Curt Schilling The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced today it has...
08/23/2016
Expanding on a Month of Positive News, Lexington Lighting Group to move from MA to RI; Granite Telecommunications to expand In-State; Lippitt Mill to be revitalized Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the Board of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation approved the use of economic...
08/18/2016
New figures released today indicate that the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation's marketing efforts, in conjunction with the state's tourism regions, are producing positive results. According to data from STR, Inc., a leading global travel-industry monitoring service, shows that hotel room revenue...
08/11/2016
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Board of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation took action today using tools the Governor established to bring more than 170 new jobs at two major global companies—GE Digital and Finlays—in Rhode Island. The incentive packages the Commerce Corporation approved...
06/10/2016
Today, Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor announced that Ocean State native Lara Salamano will serve as the new Chief Marketing Officer at the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. "Attracting tourists and businesses is essential to supporting and revitalizing the Rhode Island economy,"...
06/10/2016
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that General Electric plans to bring new, advanced industry jobs to Rhode Island with the opening of a GE Digital information technology center. The new Providence-based office will be responsible for developing new software applications and driving...