State Government Press Releases

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Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced the establishment of an emergency loan fund in the amount of $1 million to assist Rhode Island businesses that have been affected by Hurricane Sandy. The loans are being made available through the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation's (RIEDC)...
Davisville channel has not been dredged since its original construction in the 1940s No taxpayer funds utilized to complete project Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined with House Speaker Gordon Fox, the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) and Quonset Development Corporation (...
Leveraging Rhode Island's Academic Assets and Focusing on Revitalizing Main Street Corridors in Providence and Woonsocket RIEDC and Roger Williams University enter into a Memorandum of Understanding to partner on small business support and other community revitalization efforts while also...
Alexion Pharmaceuticals has brought 194 jobs to RI, invested more than $150 million at Smithfield manufacturing facility since 2006 RIEDC Chairperson Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) Board of Directors today approved a measure to lower the...
With infrastructure development as a key driver of economic development and job growth, RIEDC Chairperson Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Board of Directors approved up to $42 million in a bond for the purchase and development of the I-195 surplus land to act as a catalyst for knowledge-based...
U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant supports new security sensors The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) has received a $1,402,549 Port Security Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to support expansion of the state's Port Security Communications Network...