State Government Press Releases

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02/05/2007
The newly awarded contract, projected to save taxpayers $3.5 million over five years, is available for use by all state government branches and municipalities. PROVIDENCE, R.I. — As part of continuing state cost-cutting initiatives, a contract awarded to Capital Records Management Center Inc....
01/30/2007
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In what state purchasing officials are describing as an historic victory for taxpayers, Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein today upheld the state’s awarding of a multi-year automobile emissions-testing program, which is projected to save Rhode Island automobile owners some $
12/22/2006
In an effort to save thousands of taxpayer dollars at the state and local level, the State issued a tentative award to Federal Express for express mail service. In the spirit of the Governor’s “Fiscal Fitness” initiative to provide efficient government to the Rhode Island taxpayer, the State’s...
12/21/2006
Since March 2006 over 45,600 professional license holders have been offered “E-Licensing” options for the renewal of over 100 different license types in 20 different licensing categories. PROVIDENCE—The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training Director Adelita S. Orefice and the Governor's...
09/20/2006
Training Will Highlight Improvements To State Purchasing Processes “Open for Business” 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 20, 2006 Crowne Plaza Hotel 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI Governor Donald L. Carcieri’s Fiscal Fitness team, the Rhode Island Economic Development...
06/21/2006
NEWS RELEASE RI Department of Administration Fiscal Fitness Program One Capitol Hill Providence, Rhode Island 02908 Contact: Dan Majcher 222-5078 STATE TO SLASH WIRELESS PHONE BILL 25% BY CONSOLIDATING ACCOUNTS SAVINGS PROJECTED TO BE $124,000 EACH YEAR PROVIDENCE—As a result of...
05/30/2006
NEWS Office of the Governor State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, State House, Providence, RI 02903 www.governor.ri.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jeff Neal Thursday, May 30, 2006 222-8290 GOVERNOR’S FISCAL FITNESS TEAM SHARES COST-SAVING STRATEGIES WITH...
05/08/2006
NEWS Office of the Governor State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, State House, Providence, RI 02903 www.governor.ri.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brian Stern Monday, May 8, 2006 (401) 222-8337 The Governor’s Fiscal Fitness Program Spearheads Effort to Implement...
06/15/2006
NEWS State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Providence, RI 02908 www.fiscalfitness.ri.gov CONTACT: Dan Majcher (401)222-5078 THE GOVERNOR’S FISCAL FITNESS ANNOUNCES AN ADDITIONAL $62,056 IN SAVINGS FROM REVERSE AUCTIONS Contact: Brian P. Stern 222-8337 April 6, 2006 ...
06/14/2006
NEWS State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Providence, RI 02908 www.fiscalfitness.ri.gov CONTACT: Dan Majcher (401)222-5078 Governor Carcieri Announces the Launch of e-Licensing Service PROVIDENCE, RI – January 26, 2006 - Governor Donald L. Carcieri today unveiled the...