State Government Press Releases

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10/18/2017
Sends Nomination of Michael McNally for Senate Confirmation to Fill Seat Vacated by Joseph Azrack PROVIDENCE, R.I Governor Gina Raimondo today announced that she has named Robert C. Davis of South Kingstown as Chair of the 195 Commission. This comes as Joseph F. Azrack announced his...
10/17/2017
The 15-story building will consist of 202 residential units and 10,000 SF of retail space PROVIDENCE October 17, 2017 Governor Gina Raimondo, Mayor Jorge Elorza, Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor and other leaders today completed the pouring of the last of the concrete that...
09/06/2017
State Projected to Realize $6M in Additional Tax Revenues, $10.6M Increase in GDP Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced that Magellan Health, a leader in healthcare solutions, will expand their Rhode Island presence with 100 new jobs.
08/28/2017
224 Professionals Selected, Average Award of Over $3,800 in student loan defrayment Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced it has selected the second round of recipients of the Wavemaker Fellowship awards. Following a competitive review process, a...
07/14/2017
Bierman ABA Autism Center will open doors this summer, aided by logistical assistance from R.I. Commerce Corporation Bierman ABA Autism Center, one of the leading treatments for autism will be arriving in Rhode Island tis July, with plans to lease space in Cranston and hire a number of...
06/27/2017
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that four small Rhode Island companies have been awarded Innovation Vouchers through the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. This program is intended to stimulate innovation, facilitate in-state partnerships, and give Rhode Island a competitive edge that...
05/31/2017
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (RICC), in partnership with the University of Rhode Island (URI), is inviting interested partners to begin sharing concepts and ideas for an Innovation Campus in preparation for an RFP to be released later this year. The Commerce Corporation has issued an...
05/03/2017
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that six Rhode Island companies have been selected to receive Innovation Vouchers intended to stimulate innovation, facilitate in-state partnerships and give Rhode Island a competitive edge that will help the state grow and attract business. "Our...
04/21/2017
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the return of convenient ferry service between Providence and Newport. Last year thousands of people took advantage of the service enjoying picturesque Narragansett Bay. For the 2017...
04/18/2017
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined fellow state and local officials at a welcoming ceremony to mark the relocation and opening of Trade Area Systems, a real-estate intelligence company. The company provides advance site location services for major retailers...