State Government Press Releases

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01/26/2016
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Board of Directors last evening approved incentive agreements for over $9 million in tax credits and grant funding to spur new construction and support research and development. These include: one Tax Stabilization development,...
01/05/2016
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced the unanimous approval Greystone of Lincoln, Inc. to enter into the first Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit agreement, which will lead to the creation of 25 manufacturing jobs. Greystone is a manufacturer of high...
01/07/2016
Today the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announces that Betsy Wall has been selected as the agency's new chief marketing officer. Wall brings a wealth of public service experience to the position from roles in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C. Wall and her team will be charged with helping to...
12/22/2015
Last night, Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Board of Directors approved three school districts to host the state's new Pathways in Technology Early College High School program (P-TECH). These initial programs will focus on the key growth industries of...
12/11/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation's Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) today announced this year's recipients of the Innovate Rhode Island Small Business Fund (IRISBF) matching grants for federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small...
10/30/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Commerce Corporation today announced the launch of the Statewide Action Team (STAT) a centralized, statewide concierge network charged with making it easier to get business done in Rhode Island. STAT aims to help businesses access information, resources and...
10/26/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo, along with Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, today launched new incentive programs aimed at spurring economic growth across Rhode Island. Applications for the Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit and The Rebuild Rhode Island Tax Credit are...
10/15/2015
As part of her economic development strategy, Governor Raimondo has charged the Commerce Corporation with the launch of a new website specifically for the Latino entrepreneur community http://www.latinocommerceri.com. The new website will be an online resource to strengthen and empower Latino...
10/15/2015
Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, members of the Rhode Island Cybersecurity Commission and defense and economic development experts, convened today at Salve Regina for a conversation on the evolving cyber threat and Rhode Island's commitment to investing in cyber resiliency, innovation, and...
09/30/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo this evening announced a three-firm marketing team to design and execute a top-notch statewide tourism and business attraction campaign. Engaging this team will build on efforts ongoing across state government to revitalize the state's economy and put Rhode Islanders back...