State Government Press Releases

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10/23/2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014 PROVIDENCE--Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Roberts will be joined by Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian and Brigadier General Charles Petrarca of the Rhode Island National Guard to launch Operation Holiday Cheer 2014 at a press conference on Tuesday, October 28th at 10:00 am,
09/16/2013
Monday, September 16, 2013 Providence--"I was deeply saddened to learn of former Secretary of State Susan L. Farmer's passing. She was a woman of great courage and political leadership, serving as a role model for Rhode Island women throughout the state who aspired to participate in politics at...
09/04/2013
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 "I respect Governor Chafee's decision not to seek re-election for another term, and knowing his dedication to our state and his commitment to public service, I trust it was not an easy decision. For the remainder of our terms in office, I look forward to...
07/09/2013
July 9, 2013 Providence-based, family-owned and operated business established in 1913 by Peter S. Kaloostian ProvidenceŚLt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, joined by state and local officials, will host a 100th Anniversary recognition ceremony on Wednesday, July 10th at 4:00 pm in the...
06/14/2013
June 14, 2013 Providence--The Executive Committee of the National Lieutenant Governors Association elected Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts as its chair today, to fill the remaining term of Lt. Governor Timothy Murray of Massachusetts who stepped down earlier this month. The chair-elect, Lt....
05/21/2013
May 21, 2013 PROVIDENCE--Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts will be joined by Governor Lincoln Chafee and Major General Kevin McBride, Adjutant General of the Rhode Island National Guard, as well as state and local officials, on Friday, May 24, 2013, at 10:00 am on the southwest lawn of the State...
04/24/2013
Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts' Statement on Marriage Equality "It's a proud day to be a Rhode Islander, and as an elected official, I am thrilled that all committed, loving couples will now be treated and protected equally under the law. I commend and applaud the House and Senate for their...
04/23/2013
April 23, 2013 Providence, RI "I am elated that Senate Bill 38A has been voted out of committee, headed for a full debate and vote on the Senate floor. Our family members and friends, neighbors and co-workers deserve to be treated fairly and protected equally under the law, and this vote...
04/18/2013
Lt. Governor Roberts expressed her gratitude and congratulations to Rhode Island's Health Insurance Commissioner Chris Koller who has announced that he will be leaving Rhode Island in July to lead the Millbank Memorial Fund as its President. "Commissioner Koller has laid the groundwork for the...
04/09/2013
April 9, 2013 Health care providers, insurers, patients, government leaders and community organizations will collaborate with national experts from The Advisory Board Company on State Healthcare Innovation Plan PROVIDENCE--This week, Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, chair of the Rhode...